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We were surprised at the variety of things to do at this park. Great place to get away in your RV but not have to go far. The desert is beautiful, especially in the cooler months of the year. The RV sites have electric and...More
Some websites say this is a moderate hike, at the bottom of the trail it says difficult. Coming from the prairies, it was a little daunting at times, but we managed. We just took out time, we were in no rush. It is a very...More
Did the wind cave hike with the cub scouts and scouts. Nice steep climb for some good exercise for a couple in their mid 60's. Didn't keep up with the scouts but we did it. Going down was a breeze. Spent the day at a...More
Lovely park. Went there for the first time with a friend. Man at the gate was very helpful and friendly. We loved the hike and all the different options available for a day trip. Hikes, exercise equipment, picnic areas, lots of restrooms, hike options for...More
Yes. at gate use a pay envelope, or pass. Suggest parking at Horse Staging area and taking the north end of parking lot trail and do it counter close to avoid sun. We start about 4:30 this time of year. Other option for... More
Yes. at gate use a pay envelope, or pass. Suggest parking at Horse Staging area and taking the north end of parking lot trail and do it counter close to avoid sun. We start about 4:30 this time of year. Other option for Pass Mountain is clockwise from Wind Cave in shade until about an hour after sunrise but then you are heading east into the Sun.
We have been hiking several times and enjoying the wildflowers and I thought I would share what we saw. First, two weeks ago we went to Boyce Thompson Arboretum. The wildflowers were just beginning to come out along 60 and in the park. They should be very nice now. Last Saturday we hiked Wind Cave at Usery Mountain Regional Park. It was very overcast so all the gold poppies were closed but there were lots of them, along with chupasosa and lupines. Lots of buds on the brittlebush but only a...More
March 13, 2013|
Wish I were there to see them. Thanks for posting Marian. Snowing here :(.