The RV Phenomenon That Is Quartzsite

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Every January something happens that is hard to believe, unless you have seen it! They come in motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth wheels, truck campers, converted buses and vans, and even in tents. There are rugged individualists, small groups banded together (circling the wagons, in a modern way), and large groups, all parked in the desert […]

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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Naturally

The sense of wonder inspired by the magnificent beauty of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument excites the imagination and invites exploration of the natural world. Within this vast and untamed wilderness, visitors find places for recreation and solitude. This is a huge area consisting of a maze of sandstone cliffs, canyons, and plateaus. The Canyons are […]

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A Many-Splendored Only in New Mexico Thing

The recently designated Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument is a many-splendored, only in New Mexico thing. Established on May 21, 2014, by Presidential Proclamation, the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument includes 496,330 acres. The Monument recognizes and protects southern New Mexico’s stunning landscapes, significant geologic wonders, diverse ecological communities, and pristine Native American rock art. […]

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2015 Free Admission Days at National Parks

America’s Best Idea—the national parks—is even better when it’s free! There are nine more reasons to enjoy national parks next year. Circle the dates on the calendar and plan your trip—America’s 401 national parks will offer free admission on nine days in 2015, including several holidays. The 2015 entrance fee-free days are: January 19: Martin […]

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