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Hiking Mesa Arch Trail

Hiking Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park

In 2017 we met a fellow Park Chaser in the campground at Denali National Park.  Like us, he was making his way through his list of national parks and happy to share all about his adventures.  When we asked if he had a favorite park so far (which is always a hard question for us …

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Hiking Grand View Point Trail

Hiking in Canyonlands National Park: Grand View Point Trail

Of the three hikes we did in the Island in the Sky area of Canyonlands National Park, the views along the Grand View Trail to Grand View Point were among our favorites.  It’s one of the best places in Canyonlands to get a sense of how vast and how rugged the environment is here.  From …

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5 Things To Know About the Needles District

One of the questions we get asked the most about our April 2021 road trip to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks is “Was the Needles District worth it?” It’s off the beaten path.  It’s different from the northern and more popular areas of the park.   Staring down the map during travel planning, we know …

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Overlooks in Canyonlands National Park

The 5 Best Scenic Overlooks in Canyonlands National Park

Even though Canyonlands National Park is less than an hour away from Arches, the two parks couldn’t be more different.  Arches is packed with people and can comfortably be ‘done’ in a 2 day itinerary.  Not even close for Canyonlands.  There’s so much to see an do here that you could spend a lifetime of …

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10 Ways to Spend Your Day in Moab, Utah

We’ve already shared here about how much we loved our time in Arches and Canyonlands National Park.  In part, it’s because of our stay in Moab, the gateway town that serves both parks.  If you’re looking for some great ways to spend you day in Moab, Utah we’re sharing some of our top recommendations.   While …

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2021 Parkchasing Recap

Our 2021 #Parkchasing Recap

Like so many others, 2021 was filled with new memories and new adventures.  After our national park travels came to a screeching halt the year before, we gradually got back into camping and hiking in the new year.  Even though the pandemic continues to challenge even the best of travel planners, we’re still managing to …

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Hiking the Corona Arch Trail in Moab, Utah

We know.  Mentioning anything “corona” these days is not exactly the best.   But we promise this post is well worth it!  Really, it’s not often we take a break from national parks, but sometimes our hikes and adventures between parks are too good not to share.  Today we’re in between our posts about Arches …

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Park Chaser’s Guide to Dead Horse Point State Park

Among all the gateway towns we’ve stayed in during our national park travels, Moab, Utah has to be one of our favorites.  There’s so much to do in the area beyond visiting Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.  We were fortunate to have some extra time during our April 2021 Spring Break Road trip to visit …

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All About Colorado National Monument

All About Colorado National Monument

Sometimes our favorite national park units aren’t the end destinations but the parks we find on the way.  Colorado National Monument (Park #95 of 423) was one of the “bonus” stops we picked up on our road trip from Minnesota to Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park in Utah. What we originally planned as …

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Camping in Devil's Garden Campground

Camping in Arches: The Devil’s Garden Campground

We’ve written about this before, but one of many reasons we choose camping vs. hotels in national parks is the easy access to hiking trails. Getting an early morning start before the crowds at the gate and staying until sunset are some of the best parts of camping in the parks. This becomes especially important …

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