Monthly Archive: July 2016

Jul 09

Summit Trail: Bear Butte

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Summit Trail, two words that strike beauty and pain.  Usually there is going to be an outstanding view at the top but it is going to take a little bit of hurt to get there.  The Summit Trail at Bear Butte State Park in South Dakota is not the exception.  The Bear Butte Summit is …

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Jul 06

Spearfish Falls Trail

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Spearfish Falls Trail is just one of the many wonderful hikes that can be found in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  This short hike descends to the canyon floor.  Where Spearfish Falls splashes into Spearfish Creek.  This is an easy to moderate walk that is less than a mile in length. However, it does …

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Jul 05

Great Zoo Exhibit: The Tropics

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The Tropics is a fun exhibit to visit at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita.  A popular attraction since it first opened its door.  Even more popular now since its $3-million-dollar renovation in 2015.  Home to bugs, birds, reptiles, and mammals.  The Tropics is a great place to sit down and enjoy nature in action.  The …

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Jul 02

Falls Park: Sioux Falls

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Falls Park in Sioux Falls is a mandatory stop for my family.  Every time we are passing through the area we have a picnic there.  A great place to stretch the legs.  The grounds are well manicured and just beautiful.  The Big Sioux River has many drops throughout the park so it is a lot …

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