Carlsbad Caverns consists of over 119 caves with spectacular formations of sulfuric acid that dissolved into the surrounding limestone. Carlsbad is located in the Chihuahuan Desert on the majestic Pecos River.
The caves attract visitors and tourists from all over the world and is a must see thing to do when in New Mexico. The park offers, Self-guided Cave Tours, Ranger-guided Cave Tours and the Bat Flight Program where Brazilian (Mexican) Free-tailed bats take off for their nightly exodus.
Visit the National Park web site for complete information on hours, prices, photos, programs, cave tours and more.
Photo Courtesy of National Park Service
Glacier Bay National Park covers 3.3 million acres of rugged mountains, and offers a breathing look at the pristine raw beauty of Alaska and it’s glaciers. Covering 3.3 million acres of rugged mountains, dynamic glaciers Alaska has thousands of glaciers and some of the most dramatic are easily accessible by boat in Glacier Bay National Park.
A once in a lifetime sight as you cruise the inlets and view the beautiful glaciers in all their majesty.
Contact by Mail:
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
PO Box 140 Gustavus, AK 99826
Photo courtesy of PhotosofCalifornia.com
Red Rock Canyon is Nevada’s National Conservation Area consisting of is 195,819 acres and is located just 17 miles west of the Las Vegas Strip on Charleston Boulevard/State Route 159. Red Rock Canyon is visited by over a million people yearly who enjoy the outdoors. Hiking, rock climbing, mountain and road biking, picnic areas or just enjoying the natural habitats of the local residents that live in the Mojave desert. This majestic landscape of Nevada is what attracts so many people from all over the globe.
Physical address: 3205 State Route 159, Las Vegas, NV 89161
Mailing address: 1000 Scenic Loop Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89161
Photo Courtesy of Bureau of Land Management
The Stone Bridge is the bridge that crosses Bull Run river in the Manassas National Battlefield Park in Manassas, Virginia.
The historic stone Bridge over Bull Run served the needs of the Confederate Army through 1861 was the site of two Civil War battles —It now serves as part of a popular nature trail.
Great place to take a walk on the popular Stone Bridge Loop Trail. They also offer a trek where kids can walk on the TRACK Trail with a map provided to guide them through the nature, animals and history of Manassas Battlefield.
Lots to do and see:
History & Culture
Nature & Science
See more at the Manassas National Battlefield Park Web Site