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We LOVE that our National Parks have FREE days! OK, get your calendar out and Pin this post to your 2021 Bucketlist board on Pinterest! Here they are! 2021 FREE DAYS! Jan 18: MLK Birthday April 17: First day of National Park Week Aug 4: One year anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act Aug 25: National Park Service Birthday Sept 25: National Public Lands Day Nov 11: Vetrans Day Additional FREE passes and discounts: FREE pass for 4th graders FREE pass for 5 graders (through Aug 2021) due to Covid FREE pass for military veterans and US military members

Big Spring Canyon Overlook | Canyonlands National Park | Needles District PART DOS | Adventurin'

I've been dreaming about visiting the Canyonlands ever since we visited in May. We didn't spend much time in the park and I've been kicking myself ever since. I feel like this part of the Canyonlands is super family friendly. There were a few hikes that were under half a mile and easy enough for all ages. We did the Cave Springs Hike with our little family and it was perfect. Since we didn't have much time in the Canyonlands, we made one other stop: Big Spring Canyon Overlook. It was beautiful (of course) and easy enough for the kids

Canyonlands National Park | Needles District | Cave Springs Hike | Adventurin'

Everyone, say hello to the Canyonlands Needles District! It's quite the drive to get to the National Parks Entrance, but the views are worth it. Plus, you can always stop at Newspaper Rock it's on the way. It's red, sandy and beaUTAHful! We didn't have much time (for some reason we decided that we should go to Mesa Verde National Park as well.) So we picked one hike. Cave Springs With a description that included "climbing two ladders," a "cowboy camp" and "prehistoric petroglyphs" you better believe we chose this one. Plus it was only .6 miles and with two

Bryce Canyon Lodge & Cabins | Road Trippin' | Southern Utah

Harmony here! A few weeks ago I was able to take my babies to Bryce Canyon National Park. My Father-in-law worked at Bryce Canyon Lodge in the 60's for 9 years! Every five years there is a reunion for those who worked at Bryce from 1950 to 1970s. He was in charge of the reunion, so we kind of invited ourselves. It's not very often we get Grandma ANNNDD Grandpa to ourselves! This was my first road trip all by myself with just the #ohniceandchubbybabies. Bryce Canyon is 5 hours away so I wasn't quite sure how all of this
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