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Month: September 2019

The Beginner’s Guide to Hiking Sangre de Cristo Wilderness

Sangre de Cristo

The Sangre de Cristo Wilderness is one of southern Colorado’s true hidden gems. This vast wilderness area in the San Luis Valley of Colorado covers nearly 220,000 acres (with parts in both Colorado and New Mexico) and it is home to several challenging hikes. The highest peak in the mountain range, Crestone Needle, is over 14,000 feet above sea level. The Spanish settlers gave this area the name that means “the blood of Christ” because of the red color that the mountains turn at dusk and dawn. This area is also home to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and…

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What You Need to Know Before Taking Your RV to a National Park

Night RV Camp

Although taking an RV to an American national park can make exploring nature comfortable and easy, that doesn’t mean you should skip the planning process. There’s a lot to know about taking recreational vehicles to national parks, especially if you don’t want to wind up without a campsite once you arrive. Let’s talk about how you can reserve RV parks and campgrounds near famous areas, determine what your RV needs are, and make the best plans before you set off on your next adventure. Plan on Making Campsite Reservations If your idea of planning for an RV trip to a national park involves pulling into the closest RV park and…

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