National Parks and Monuments Photo Gallery

The very first National Park we visited as a Fam: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 2004 and 2008

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 2008

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CA- Part of Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which boasts over 76000 acres of land, and includes Muir Woods, Fort Mason, and the Presidio. This is where the kids earned their first Junior Ranger badges.

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Alcatraz Island, a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area 2010
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My inmates, ‘imprisoned’ at Alcatraz Island. Guilty of stealing hearts without remorse.

Mesa Verde National Park, Southern Colorado

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Spruce Tree House at Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado 2012

 

Zion National Park

 

 

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

 

Flagstaff Area National Monuments: Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Wupatki National Monument- Flagstaff, Arizona

 

 

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Wupatki National Monument
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A collage of our Wupatki explorations
J and E on the trail
Walnut Canyon National Monument, Flagstaff Area, Arizona 2016

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

The GRAND Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona 2016

Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

 

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

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The entrance to the cave… or caverns…
Carlsbad Caverns
It’s amazing how intricate the cavern formations really are.

White Sands National Monument, Alamogordo, New Mexico

 

El Malpais National Monument, Grants, New Mexico– Of sandstone bluffs, lava flows, and arches

 

Yosemite National Park, CaliforniaYosemite Valley and Tuolumne Meadows

 

 

Joshua Tree National Park, California

 

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