Zion National Park

Zion National Park is one of our favorite places in the USA. Ancestral Puebloans inhabited the area from 500-1200 A.D, followed by the Paiute, who were still in residence in 1858 when Mormon missionaries arrived. The Paiute called the area Mukuntuweap which means “straight canyon” in Southern Pauite.   Key Links http://www.nps.gov/zion https://www.facebook.com/zionnps https://twitter.com/ZionNPS http://www.flickr.com/zionnps   …

Badlands National Park

Established in 1976, the Badlands Wilderness Area consists of 64,144 acres of the largest prairie wilderness in the United States. 25% of Badlands National Park is a designated wilderness area. Key Links https://www.nps.gov/badl/index.htm https://www.nps.gov/badl/faqs.htm Calendar of Events Flickr: badlandsnationalpark Twitter: @BadlandsNPS Wiki: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/badlands

Wyoming

Photo: Alex Weimar, Devil’s Tower National Monument Wyoming is bordered on the north by Montana, on the east by South Dakota and Nebraska, on the south by Colorado, on the southwest by Utah and on the west by Idaho. Wiki wyoming and our spotlight on devil’s tower (mato tipila)