Tag Archives: state parks

Franklin Mountain

Franklin Mountains State Park, Texas

Paso del Norte One doesn’t often associate El Paso, Texas with great natural beauty, but it’s there if you look for it. Tired of spending time in the city, we…

Dinosaur Valley State Park

Retracing Dinosaur Tracks in Texas

Dinosaur tracks from several species have been found over the years in Dinosaur Valley State Park. The unique geological history of the area, and later preservation by the Paluxy River…

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Año Nuevo Elephant Seals

What’s this?  Another day off?  No, we aren’t dreaming.  Since we’ve spent a lot of time in the SF Bay area this year, and years past, we decided to take…

Bald Eagle

Deception Pass State Park

Yeah for cancelled events! A surprise day off allowed us to sneak away and completely disconnect. We took advantage, and drove up toward our next event in Burlington, WA. From…

Dinosaur Valley

Located just outside Glen Rose, TX, Dinosaur Valley State Park reportedly has some of the best preserved dinosaur tracks in the world!  (The 70-foot Apatosaurus and 45-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex above were…

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Hueco Tanks

The Hueco Tanks State Historical Site lies about 30 miles northeast of El Paso. We had seen a preview of the general area when we arranged to go to the home…