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Grand Canyon National Park: North Rim - Bright Angel Pt. 5150 by Grand Canyon NPS, via Flickr

To avoid crowds, try North Rim trails at Grand Canyon National Park. Read more about this and other park trails in “Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking Grand Canyon National Park.

Jackson Lake / Grand Tetons = pictures just don't do it justice. We were there!  It's breathtaking!

Jackson Lake / Grand Tetons = pictures just don't do it justice. It's breathtaking!

Emerald Cave in the Grand Canyon, is a true hidden treasure. The name was dubbed by photographer, Kerrick James. Learn more about his gorgeous nature photography in this video

*ARIZONA ~ EMERALD CAVE: in the Grand Canyon, is a true hidden treasure. The name was dubbed by photographer, Kerrick James. Learn more about his gorgeous nature photography in this video

Zion National Park 
Photo by Paula Gallagher

Zion National Park Photo by Paula Gallagher I believe this is the Virgin River. I waded in it quite a ways and then fell in it. It did not re-virginize me, though.

Visiting Mesa Verde and the Cliff Dwellings was an unbelievable experience. So much better than looking at a canyon wall. Temps can get well over 100-degrees, so plan carefully.

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado - the cliff dwellings helped me understand the Ancestral Puebloans a little better and appreciate them as a remarkable early civilization.

Glacier National Park. Yes, there are more glaciers here than anywhere else in the lower 48. And yes, they are disappearing. This is definitely a park to see now, although it will always be stunning.

Yes, there are more glaciers here than anywhere else in the lower And yes, they are disappearing. This is definitely a park to see now, although it will always be stunning.

Bryce Canyon is not currently volcanically active, but there is evidence that it has been in the past. Description from earthscience-in-the-nationalparks.wikispaces.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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