Monthly Archives: January 2012

Red Rock Canyon in Black & White

I wish that I was more patient. I would love to take better photos of the places I visit, but simply don’t have the patience to take quality photos. I’ve tried in the past and it just doesn’t work. I have finally come to the conclusion that my small automatic camera is the only way that I will get any photos of all the parks I visit. While visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation area, I had a friend join … Continue reading

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Tortoise Crossing Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

One of the things that I love about the parks in the National Parks system is that there’s a good chance that you will end up stumbling across something that you wouldn’t find anywhere else. I was recently visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area just outside Las Vegas when I came across this road warning sign: Probably more effective that speed bumps for slowing down traffic (especially when a tortoise is crossing the road)

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