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THE LONG ROAD HOME PART II

After turning in the Jeep and getting the Terrain, I had decided I wasn’t going to let a few bumps in the road spoil my road trip back home. Life …

HYDE MEMORIAL STATE PARK, SANTA FE NEW MEXICO

After leaving the east coast and all the snow storms and car trouble, it felt good to be in a place of normalcy. After arriving in New Mexico that …

LAKE PLEASANT ARIZONA, STATE PARK

I had visited Lake Pleasant State Park (https://www.maricopacountyparks.net/lake-pleasant-regional-park-lp/) when I first arrived in Arizona back in …

NEW RIVER, ARIZONA NORTH LITTLE GRAND CANYON RD SITE 2 BLM Campsite

BLM (https://www.blm.gov/) Bureau of Land Management is responsible for assuring that public land is used by and the public and for public use. It is …

TUCSON ARIZONA, BLM CAMPSITE

While looking for a place to camp in Tucson Arizona, I found a BLM campsite outside the city of Tucson. It’s off one of the main highways and not too …

SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK EAST, TUCSON ARIZONA

After packing up my camping gear from the Tucson BLM Campsite. I decided to head out to Saguaro National Park.<p>Saguaro National Park …

MY TALE OF TWO CITIES

The day before I headed to lake Meade I was looking for another BLM Campsite in Nevada. As I was traveling up this off the road path I began to feel …

LAKE MEADE NATIONAL RECREATIONAL AREA, ARIZONA, and NEVADA

Lake Meade is located at the Arizona Nevada border (https://www.nps.gov/lake/index.htm) The Hoover Dam is also located at Lake Meade. At the time of …

CASA GRANDE RUINS, ARIZONA MONUMENT

On my way back to Phoenix from Tuscan, I ran across a sign that said: “CASA GRANDE RUINS” So being in true form I followed the sings until I arrived …

SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK WEST, TUCSON ARIZONA

Saguaro National Park West, in my opinion, is the better of the two sides. As in the eastside it also has trails that you can drive and walk through. …

COTTONWOOD ARIZONA

Cottonwood Arizona is a small town that you pass thru on your way to Sedona or Jerome Arizona. But it is worthy of stopping and giving it a look …

SEDONA ARIZONA, THE SECOND TIME AROUND

I decided to head over to Sedona Arizona which is about 15 miles outside of Cottonwood Arizona. The road is a two-lane road which switches into a …

THOUSAND TRAIL ROAD BLM CAMPSITE, COTTONWOOD ARIZONA

Thousand Trail Road BLM Campsite, is located about 5 miles south of Cottonwood Arizona. This site is operated by the Bureau of Land Management. …

VERDE RIVER GREENWAY, “JAIL TRAIL RIVER WALK” COTTONWOOD ARIZONA

The Verde River Greenway State Natural Greenway (https://azstateparks.com/verde-river/explore/park-history) runs through Old Town Cottonwood. When …

VERDE CANYON RAILROAD CLARKDALE ARIZONA

While driving around the Cottonwood area, I stumbled across a small town called Clarkdale Arizona. This small little quaint town has some new …

A LOOK BACK IN TIME, JEROME ARIZONA

Jerome Arizona (History of Jerome) is five thousand sixty-six feet above sea level. The road is full of turns and curves as you travel up this one …

TIME FOR REFLECTION

In November of 2017, I set out on a goal, that goal was to travel the country campout take photographs and share my adventures with you. Like …