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Horseshoe Bend-Colorado River

Horseshoe Bend

(Page AZ) Horseshoe Bend, on the Colorado River, was about five miles downstream from Glen Canyon Dam. The 1,000ft deep gorge has been carved by the river into the characteristic shape. With the bend being so wide, and so deep, it was difficult to get good photos; even with my wide-angle lens. I walked around […]

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Animas River Park, Farmington NM

Animas River Park

(Farmington NM) Along both sides of the Animas River were trails extending for 8 miles connecting several parks. Hiking or bicycling was allowed on a smooth shaded path, with great views of the river and surrounding woodlands. A few bridges crossed over the river creating a loop route. Benches and rest areas were provided, as […]

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Pecos River

Pecos Canyon Camp

(Pecos NM) Headed up into Pecos Canyon to find a camp at higher elevation hoping for cooler temperatures. But first, I stopped in town for lunch and got a yummy burrito. Wanted to get a boondock spot; but, also knew of a nice Forest Service campground if needed. About six miles up, a sign by […]

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