Tag Archive: City Park

May 04

Lucy Park – Wichita Falls, TX

A get out and stretch the legs spot and with a growing family any area to burn off some of my kids’ energy is a good one.  Lucy Park is a regional park.  Located in the city of Wichita Falls, Texas.  Lucy Park was a fun little spot to take the kids. For a city …

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Dec 16

Fort Tuthill County Park: Flagstaff

After getting to spend 9 days in the Flagstaff area of Arizona the same question kept popping up.  Why can’t this be in where I live.  Fort Tuthill Country Park was one of those places.  A scenic county park with an enjoyable multi-use trail.  My cross-country team ended up using Fort Tuthill quite a bit …

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Nov 09

Buffalo Park: Flagstaff

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Buffalo Park was my cross-country team’s go to running place.  A nice scenic area with a two-mile loop trail.  Crushed gravel so it is easier on the knees than asphalt.  The trail is mostly flat with one steep incline left of the entrance.  Buffalo Park was a great place to run the trail was marked …

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Oct 12

Old Mill: A Gone With the Wind Treat

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The Old Mill in North Little Rock, Arkansas was not high on my list of things to see in Little Rock. However, since it was featured in the opening scene to one of my wife’s favorite movies, Gone with the Wind, that changed things.  I drag her and my 2 little kids all over the …

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Aug 19

Red Rock Canyon Open Space: Colorado Springs

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Having spent many summer vacations at the Springs in Colorado I was surprised to first hear about Red Rock Canyon Open Space as I was planning my most recent trip there.  Seeing the high reviews on travel sites, I quickly came to the conclusion that I wanted to visit.   The area did not disappoint.  It …

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Apr 03

City Park: Another Side of New Orleans

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When Karen and I decided to head to New Orleans for our spring break trip the first images that popped into my mind were the French Quarter, Jackson Square, Bourbon Street, and of course the horrible images of Hurricane Katrina.  Not knowing a whole lot about New Orleans I was a little apprehensive about picking …

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Aug 01

Garden of the Gods: Colorado Springs

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The Garden of the Gods is a wonderful public park located in Colorado Springs.  It is a great place to take a stroll, run, bike, or mountain climb and just take in the beautiful scenery that is all around you.  If you are in the Colorado Springs area it should be one of your first …

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