South Valley Park

We’ve really enjoyed going to South Valley Park the couple times we’ve been there so far. It is set in the gorgeous Ken Caryl valley. It is an incredibly scenic park with views of the foothills, craggy cliffsides, and dramatic red outcroppings. It is so pretty I think we’ll find ourselves going back there again….

Dinosaur Ridge

We recently went out to Dinosaur Ridge which is on the west side of the Denver metro area in Morrison, CO. There wasn’t much to the visitor center and exhibit hall, but we did the guided bus tour and that was interesting. You can also walk the ridge on your own and read the signs…

El Paso, TX

Originally we had planned to stop at the Petrified Forest and Painted Desert after the Grand Canyon. Due to the government shutdown, those plans were thwarted, so we directly moved on to El Paso, TX, with plans to return to the Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest in the future. My sister, V, lives in El…