Tag Archives: National Monument

Lower Calf Creek Falls

Another great pet friendly hike in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is Lower Calf Creek Falls.  It is a 2.5-3 mile hike to the falls starting at the Calf Creek Campground.  Most of the hike is in the open with only … Continue reading

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Willis Creek slot canyon in Escalante

  A while ago I wrote about visiting Devil’s Garden in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.  Another dog friendly hike in the monument is Willis Creek Slot canyon.  The creek threads its way through the slot and you will get your … Continue reading

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New National Monument to visit

Today President Obama designated the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks region near Las Cruces, NM to be a National Monument.  The 500,000 acre area includes mountain, desert and grassland habitats as well has archeological and historical resources.  There are numerous petroglyph sites … Continue reading

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Wupatki and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monuments

     One-paw rating for both. A short drive north of Flagstaff, AZ on US 89 you will find 2 National Monuments joined by a 35-mile loop road, they are Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki.  The landscape at Sunset Crater is dominated by … Continue reading

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Fossil Butte National Monument

If you find yourself in southwestern Wyoming and need a place to walk your dog or have a picnic, Fossil Butte National Monument is the place.  It is a quiet, pet friendly park with 2 trails and 3 dirt-track roads … Continue reading

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1 Paw National parks

I have previously written about a number of pet friendly National Parks and Monuments but unfortunately many of them are not as friendly.  Many of the parks get what I call a 1 paw rating,  .  This means that dogs are … Continue reading

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National Park week-Devils Postpile National Monument

Devils Postpile in California is a great park to hike with your pet.  They are welcome on all the trails within the monument and can be off leash in the surrounding National Forest.  The monument is also a joining point … Continue reading

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National Park week starts tomorrow

National Park week starts tomorrow, April 20th.  This means there will be special programs offered and that all parks will be waiving their entrance fees between April 22-26th. Check for more information at National Park week. Don’t forget some National Park … Continue reading

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