September 5-13th, 2019 – Cochiti Lake, NM

I stayed at this Corp of Engineers campground for a week before heading to Arizona. I am finding the Corp has some nice campground with clean restrooms. This lake is made by damming the Rio Grande. It is one of the largest earthen dams in the world. I found out that the Corp precisely measures … Continue reading September 5-13th, 2019 – Cochiti Lake, NM

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August 26th, 2019 – Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Chama, NM

The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is America's longest and highest narrow gauge Railroad. I boarded the train in Chama, NM and rode it to Antonito, CO. We then boarded a bus for our return trip to Chama. I boarded the train at 10 am and we got back to Chama shortly after 6 pm. … Continue reading August 26th, 2019 – Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Chama, NM

August 22nd – Sept. 5th, 2019 – Lake Abiquiu, Abiquiu, NM

I am enjoying staying at this lake. There is lots to do around here - there is a Georgia O'Keefe Welcome Center in Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch nearby, the Monastery of Christ in the Desert and the Cumbres-Toltec Scenic Railroad in nearby Chama, NM. Looked like a prescribed burn file to the west. I saw … Continue reading August 22nd – Sept. 5th, 2019 – Lake Abiquiu, Abiquiu, NM

August 14th, 2019 – Drive from Winchester to Ellis, Idaho. August 15th, 2019 – Lake Walcott, Rupert, ID

I took the Lewis and Clark Scenic Hwy 12 which goes from Lewiston, ID to Lolo, MT. This was through the Clearwater National Forest and followed the Clearwater River, but then the name of the river kept changing every few miles. I couldn't figure that one out. But a spectacularly beautiful drive. Information at the … Continue reading August 14th, 2019 – Drive from Winchester to Ellis, Idaho. August 15th, 2019 – Lake Walcott, Rupert, ID

July 31st – Aug. 14th – Winchester State Park, Winchester, ID

For a couple of weeks I stayed at a beautiful state park in Winchester, ID Winchester State Park. The camping area has a lot of tall pine trees so it is cool and peaceful. There is a lot of things to do - fishing, hiking, biking, boating (no motors), lecture series, etc. The days are … Continue reading July 31st – Aug. 14th – Winchester State Park, Winchester, ID