Thank you for visiting my blog. My name is Anne and I am a twenty-something year old who loves exploring the United States with my family, friends, dog, and 4Runner.
Matthiessen State Park is near Utica and Oglesby, Illinois. It is also near Starved Rock State Park. Frederick Williams Matthiessen developed the park for his personal use and after his death it was donated to the state of Illinois. It has since grown significantly in size. There are two main areas that make up Matthiessen … Continue reading Matthiessen State Park
Sinks Canyon State Park is near Lander Wyoming in the Wind River Mountains. The middle fork of the Popo Agie River seems to disappear into the mountain at “The Sink” and reemerges at “The Rise” a quarter mile down the canyon. It takes the water 2 hours to move from The Sink to the calm … Continue reading Sinks Canyon State Park, WY
My first and only visit (so far) to Capital Reef National Park was an adventure to say the least.
We lived in Las Vegas, Nevada while I went to high school and my favorite place was Red Rock – the National Conservation Area not the casino. Remember, I was 13-17 when we lived there, you’re not exactly allowed in casinos at that age. We lived about 20 minutes from Red Rock and would go … Continue reading Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area