Tablelands- a walk on the earth’s mantle. — MaritimeMac

For about the hundredth time I am reading the trail description of the Tablelands hike in Gros Morne National Park; One of the few places you can access exposed earth’s mantle . I stop reading and looking up from the traveller’s guide out at the view in front of me and say aloud to myself, […]Tablelands- … Continue reading Tablelands- a walk on the earth’s mantle. — MaritimeMac

Housatonic River Lower Falls Recreation Area — National Parks With T

Welcome back to National Parks and other public lands with T!  The Housatonic River flows for 149 miles Massachusetts and western Connecticut. In the town of Falls Village, it cascades down Great Falls. Here, it intersects the Appalachian Trail. We’d seen the picturesque area in a AAA magazine article about worthy day trips. An easily…Housatonic River … Continue reading Housatonic River Lower Falls Recreation Area — National Parks With T

Bryce Canyon National Park: Canyon Trail Ride — National Parks With T

Welcome back to National Parks and other public lands with T! Bryce Canyon National Park is famous for its rock formations called hoodoos, spires of red rock rising from the canyon floor. Not actually a canyon, Bryce is an amphitheater filled with a maze of hoodoos. We didn’t have enough time to do this beautiful…Bryce Canyon … Continue reading Bryce Canyon National Park: Canyon Trail Ride — National Parks With T

Essex County Park: Lenape Trail — National Parks With T

Welcome back to National Parks and other public lands with T! Lenape Trail in Presby Memorial Iris Gardens» As parks began to re-open for passive recreation during the Covid-19 crisis, I decided to revisit the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens. I got there before 7 AM and pretty much had the park to myself. The park… via … Continue reading Essex County Park: Lenape Trail — National Parks With T

Crazy Horse Memorial — National Parks With T

  https://www.youtube.com/embed/rm2z8aqI4FM?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Welcome back to National Parks and other public lands with T! The Crazy Horse Memorial is an enormous mountain sculpture dedicated to Crazy Horse, war chief of the Oglala Lakota, who fought at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. He is the revered ancestor of the Lakota Sioux and when Mount Rushmore … Continue reading Crazy Horse Memorial — National Parks With T