Monthly Archives: February 2015

Not Far From the Freeway – Monument Rocks, Kansas

Thanks to everyone who commented on last week’s post about some of your favorite places in the Great Plains.  I’m going to dedicate the next several weeks to “showing off” the places you mentioned! Just south of I-70 in Gove … Continue reading

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What Are Your Favorite Great Plains Sites?

2015 – The Year of the Great Plains As I have brazenly declared, 2015 is The Year of the Great Plains, and I’m dedicating this blog all year to providing information for anyone on where to go to enjoy some … Continue reading

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Not Far From the Interstate – Cross Ranch

Cross Ranch on the Missouri River in North Dakota is not too far from Interstate 94 (about 30 miles north of Bismarck).  It consists of a smaller unit (600 acres) that is actually a state park, and a system of … Continue reading

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Found WInter Photo: Bison

Originally posted on Old Road Apples:
I’ll admit it.  I went looking for this one.  The American Bison evolved with their massive heads and necks so they could plow their way through the prodigious snows of the American Great Plains. …

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Just Off the Interstate – Palo Duro Canyon

Not far from Interstate-40 as well as Interstate-27 is Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, Texas.  It’s been called the “Grand Canyon of Texas,” and for good reason.  The canyon is more than 70 miles long, and approaches 1,000 feet deep.  … Continue reading

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