In the last installment, we ventured to Nevada’s Eagle Valley and explored Echo Canyon State Park’s scenic Ash Canyon. The unusual thing about Eagle Canyon is the abundance (by Nevada standards) of flowing water. This water first drew the Fremont people over a thousand years ago who hunted and gathered, then farmers and ranchers in […]
Many visitors to Oregon overlook the central and eastern part of the state and head straight for the Portland area or Pacific coastline. But one of the state’s most amazing natural wonders is hidden east of the Ochoco Mountains and as a result is usually much less crowded. The Painted Hills form a colorful desert […]
One of the most appealing aspects that people enjoy with the RV lifestyle is that they get to discover new places. Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, boating, or another way to “get away”, any time you are out exploring a new area there is a potential to become lost. If you happen to […]
Central Idaho is a great spot for a summer trek. Those that make the journey enjoy views of the scenic Sawtooth Mountains, rushing rivers, towering forest, and epic amounts of open space for camping. The high altitude provides for cool summer evenings so there is no need to run your air conditioner. If you find […]
The Southwest is pretty but it has a sinister side. Get to know these dangerous desert plants RVers often camp near — your life could depend on it!
After a spell behind the wheel of your RV, it’s always good to stretch your legs and move the body. If you’re driving the Oregon stretch of Highway 101, there are a lot of places to pull over for a rest. However, a short hike is often the best remedy for hours of driving, and […]
If your New Year’s resolution is to get more exercise in the coming year, get started on the right foot with a January 1st hike in a state park near you. These free guided hikes offer a great reason to get outside, get a little exercise, enjoy nature, and explore a state park close to […]
One of the many interesting hikes available in Colorado is to Hanging Lake. This is a popular half day climb to a lake that “hangs” off the side of a mountain in the Glenwood Canyon on the Colorado River. The first step is getting to the parking lot. The only way into the base of […]