New Mexico's Mountain Majesty
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April 1, 2013, Comments Off

New Mexico is called The Land of Enchantment for good reason, making it doubly hard to select five of the best scenic drives in the state. See the Southwest has […]

Organ Pipe Catus
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September 3, 2012, Comments Off

On the southern border of Arizona and crossing into Mexico, a unique species of cactus grows. It is native only North America and the Sonoran Desert. Its unique towering pipe […]

Saguaro National Park
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March 22, 2012, Comments Off

Silhouetted by the setting sun, the Giant Saguaro Cactus is the universal symbol of the American Southwest. It flourishes only in the Sonoran Desert areas of Arizona, New Mexico and […]

newmexicowildflowers
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June 3, 2011, Comments Off

Despite the bulk of the state being classified as arid or desert terrain, New Mexico bursts into bloom in the summer months, particularly in the mountains. Almost anywhere in the […]

Spring Wildflowers
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March 4, 2011, Comments Off

Who would guess that in the Spring, wildflowers bloom in profusion, even in the deserts areas of Arizona? Yet Arizona is famous for its yearly displays of color. However, there […]

white-sands
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September 21, 2009, Comments Off

Gleaming like arctic snow, the sand dunes of White Sands National Monument are anything but cold. Here, great wave-like dunes of gypsum sand have engulfed 275 square miles of desert […]

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The turquoise waters of Bear Lake, Utah, lure visitors to the sandy shores.

Bear Lake State Park

April 22, 2014, No comments

Located in northern Utah, on the border with Idaho, Bear Lake State Park is a boater’s paradise. It was created 28,000 years ago by an earthquake an ...

With 4,000 surface acres, Brantley Lake is a welcome retreat for the residents of southeastern New Mexico.

Brantley Lake State Park

April 17, 2014, No comments

Located just north of Carlsbad, New Mexico, this charming desert park sits on Brantley Lake, a man-made reservoir created when Brantley Dam was placed ...

Canoeing is just one of the many ways to enjoy nature at Dead Horse Ranch State Park.

Dead Horse Ranch State Park

April 12, 2014, No comments

Dead Horse Ranch State Park is located in the Verde Valley of Arizona. The Verde River offers a beautiful riparian environment along a six mile stretc ...

Bicycle race from Durango to Silverton - the object - to beat the train making the same run.

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

April 7, 2014, No comments

Every year on Memorial Day weekend in Durango, Colorado, bicyclists set off on a huge challenge. At the same time the Durango & Silverton Railroad ...

Injured in the Florida Keys, this green sea turtle is able to swim and remain submerged through a clever series of weights attached to her shell.

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

April 2, 2014, No comments

Located in Draper, Utah, the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium has a mission to inspire people to explore, discover and learn about Earth’s diverse ec ...

Site of the first and last armed raid onto U.S. soil.

Pancho Villa State Park

March 27, 2014, No comments

Located less than a mile from the border with Mexico, the exhibit hall and historic structures at Pancho Villa State Park capture the history of the P ...

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