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5 Ways to Give Back to National Parks

It’s here! April 20-28, 2019 marks National Park Week! Join the National Park Service, National Park Foundation and people across the US as we celebrate America’s Best Idea. This has been a tough year for the national parks. They were hit hard by the government shutdown and they are still recovering. So to celebrate this […]

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Our Top 3 Destinations for Fall, Part 3

Two falls ago, my husband and I took a road trip through Central Colorado in September and it’s hard to explain the beauty we experienced. The Aspen trees are changing colors, and the bright yellow leaves against the white of their trunks is so drastic it’s hard to take your eyes away to concentrate on […]

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Our Top 3 Destinations for Fall, Part 1

Once the summer starts to wind down, the crowds begin to disappear, the heat dissipates, and the taste of fall is in the air. Some would say this is their favorite time to go on vacation, and we can’t help but agree. It’s no secret that National Parks are big attractions, and the crowds can […]

Native American Heritage Days

If you plan to be at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon on August 11 or 12, you are invited to attend the 18th annual Native American Heritage Days.  The rich cultural diversity of the Colorado plateau, the Arizona Strip and the Grand Canyon will begin with a nature walk on Thursday, August 11, […]

Celebrate National Park Week and Get Moving!

National Park Week is April 16-24.  Entrance to any National Park is free the entire week, where the emphasis is on the obvious fact that getting outside is good for your health.  There is a growing connection between public lands and public health, and what better way to foster this than with free admission?  Admission […]

Update on Flight Regulations and Guidelines

In light of the Dec. 25 incident on a U.S.-bound flight, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration is mandating that every individual flying into the United States from anywhere in the world traveling from or through nations that are state sponsors of terrorism or other countries of interest will be required to go through enhanced screening […]

Happy Holidays from Tracks & Trails!

While the photo of the Christmas Tree Cluster at the right is not the traditional image for a Christmas tree, we at Tracks & Trails hope that it’s just as beautiful as your tree at home.  We sincerely wish everyone a wonderful holiday season.   At this time of year we have a few clients […]