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Looking for snow? Water Dog Reservoir is the perfect place to get your flurry fill

By Bill Haggerty

Fifty miles in 50 minutes on our very own Pineapple Express ... Interstate-70 to Colorado Highway 65, the Grand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway. You can go from 50 degrees here in the valley to ... snow. Fifty miles — well, 45.5 miles ...

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Riverfront Trail near Riverbend Park a great place for a hike

By Bill Haggerty

Stricken by a nasty case of jet lag, I needed a quick hike to work the kinks out of my legs after a long airplane ride across America last week. I headed to Riverbend Park in Palisade for a hike along the Palisade Section of the Colorado ...

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Kodels Canyon is perfect hike outside Colorado National Monument

By Bill Haggerty

It’s quick. It’s beautiful. It’s not very crowded. Kodels Canyon is a great place to hike, and it’s easy to reach. Kodels is the canyon just to the right or west of the Fruita entrance into Colorado National ...

haggerty hunter canyon

Hunting for silence: Hunter Canyon perfect place to hear animals and nothing else

By Bill Haggerty

There were signs of life all around, yet the quiet was deafening. I heard a splat, signifying that I’d driven over a fresh cow pie in my recently washed truck on the road into Hunter Canyon. That was the loudest noise of the day. Once ...

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Riggs Hill, Watson Island perfect places to remind us to be thankful in Colorado

By Bill Haggerty

While waddling through the kitchen last Thanksgiving with a piece of pumpkin pie in one hand, in search of a turkey drumstick for the other, my sister related the story of her purchasing the main dish for the family dinner. She was at King ...

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Rock art panels near Sego worth trip to Utah

By Staff

Sego Canyon was once considered a holy place by Native Americans who painted and chipped their religious visions, clan symbols and records of events onto its sandstone cliff walls. In more recent times, non-natives have scratched, scarred and ...

East Portal Road closed for winter

By Staff

Icy conditions from the latest round of winter storms have moved the Bureau of Reclamation to close the East Portal Road for the winter. The road, reached from the South Rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, provides access ...

102710 OUT Lake Powell Wayne

Winter fishing can be exciting at Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,634 msl Water Temperature 66 - 69F PAGE, Ariz. — Where did the summer go? I will be sampling uplake during the first two weeks of November so this will be my last regular fish report for the year. If something good ...

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Can you hear me now? Science shows its powers at Echo Canyon

By Bill Haggerty

“HELLO, hello, hello,” we yelled as we hiked into Echo Canyon over the newest stretch of trail, recently completed thanks to an $8,000 REI grant to the Colorado National Monument Association. A number of years ago, I accompanied ...

102010 Lake Powell

Rain brings cooling and revived fishing to Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,634 msl Water Temperature 69 -72F PAGE, Ariz. — Lots of rain this week will create some absolutely beautiful waterfalls tumbling off the cliffs walls surrounding Lake Powell. Cooler days will finally cool the water ...

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