Tag Archives: National Parks

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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Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park

Waterton-Glacier gets 2 separate paw ratings, a and a .  The reason for the two ratings is the uniqueness of the park spanning 2 countries and each country having its own regulations.  The Glacier NP side here in the US … 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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Capitol Reef National Park

In central Utah, a 65 million years old, giant wrinkle in the Earth’s crust stretches for 100 miles.  It is called the Waterpocket Fold.  People of the Fremont culture lived here as early as 700AD till about 1250.  They were followed … Continue reading

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National Park dogs – Cabrillo National Monument

Sorry I have not been updating my dogs in National Park posts lately.  I decided to remedy that by going my most local park, Cabrillo National Monument located at Point Loma in San Diego, CA.  The park was established in 1913 … Continue reading

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Big Hole National Battlefield

If you are traveling with your pets and want to visit the battlefield be aware that the park is not dog friendly. There are 2 short trails which originate in the park but dogs are not allowed on them or … Continue reading

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Capital Reef National Park

As mentioned in a previous post, Capital Reef is a 1-paw park. Pets are only allowed along roadways, developed areas the picnic area and campground. Even though the park lacks pet friendliness, it is still worth a visit.  The Fruita … 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 – last day

Today is the last day to take advantage of free admission to our parks. Don’t forget that many parks do allow pets and some have trails specifically open for them. The top 4 pet friendly parks I’ve visited can be … 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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