MonumentsSouth DakotaVisitor Centers Tag: Jewel Cave National Monument

The Visitor Center At Jewel Cave National Monument

The visitor center at Jewel Cave National Monument is the place to go to learn everything you need to know about this natural wonder.   The visitor center is closed each year for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Days. Their hours vary greatly depending on the season. In the off season (usually mid-September to mid-May) […]

HikingMonumentsNew Mexico Tag: Gila National Forest

Visiting The Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

The Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument was established by President Theodore Roosevelt on November 16, 1907. This 533 acre area in New Mexico protects the Mogollon cliff dwellings found here in the Gila Wilderness. It was added to the National Registry of Historic Places on October 15, 1966. Today it is run by the National […]

ArizonaHikingMonuments Tag: Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

Taking A Look Around The Lonely Dell Ranch Historic Site At Lee’s Ferry

Lonely Dell Ranch Historic District is located in Lees Ferry, Arizona and is part of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. This 460 acre area was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and in 1997 it was expanded to include Lee’s Ferry. Lee’s Ferry was named after John Doyle Lee, who […]