ParksVisitor CentersWest Virginia Tag: New River Gorge National Park

Sandstone Visitor Center In New River Gorge National Park And Preserve

The 11,800 square-foot Sandstone Visitor Center opened in September 2003 and is located along I-64 in West Virginia. This visitor center serves as a gateway to the southern portion of the country’s newest national park, the New River Gorge and Preserve.   This visitor center stands as a model for state-of-the-art green design and construction. […]

South DakotaVisitor CentersWelcome Centers Tag: museum

CCC Museum Of South Dakota

Date Visited: September 2, 2020 Address: 23935 US-385, Hill City, SD 57745 Website: Phone: (605) 389-3410 Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm   The Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota is located in the upstairs of the Hill City Visitor Information Center. The information center downstairs has brochures and pamphlets providing information on 1880 Train […]

ParksSouth DakotaVisitor Centers Tag: Badlands National Park

Ben Reifel Visitor Center at Badlands National Park

Date Visited: August 28, 2020 Address:  25216 SD-240 (Ben Reifel Road) – Interior, SD 57750 Hours: Hours vary by season Website: NPS Phone: (605) 433-5361   Ben Reifel Visitor Center is the main visitor center in the north unit of Badlands National Park. Rangers are available at the information desk year-round to answer any questions […]

LouisianaRoadside AttractionsVisitor Centers Tag: roadside attraction

Worlds Largest Ronald Reagan Statue

Date Visited:   March 6, 2020 Address:  Covington, Louisiana 70433 GPS:   30.4775, -90.09633   At the Tammany Trace trailhead park, on the southwest corner of N. New Hampshire and E. Lockwood Streets in Covington, Louisiana stands the world’s largest Ronald Reagan statue. The 9 foot bronze statue stands on a 6 foot base.  The statue was […]