Rocky Mountain and Carlsbad Road Trip

This road trip includes parks: Rocky Mountain National Park, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, White Sands National Monument, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and more!

Established on January 26, 1915, Rocky Mountain National Park is a living showcase of the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains. With elevations ranging from 8,000 feet in the wet, grassy valleys to 14,259 feet at the weather-ravaged top of Longs Peak, a visitor to the park has opportunities for countless breathtaking experiences and adventures.

Established to preserve Carlsbad Cavern and numerous other caves within a Permian-age fossil reef, the park contains more than 100 known caves, including Lechuguilla Cave;the nation's deepest limestone cave at 1,567 feet.

From rugged mountains, to sand dunes and caves, the Rocky Mountain and Carlsbad Road Trip offers a wide variety of adventures for any outdoors enthusiast. Visit Rocky Mountain National Park, Carlsbad Caverns, Great Sand Dunes, White Sands and more along this amazing route. Towns also include Denver, Breckenridge, Silverthorne, Salida, Albuquerque, Roswell and more.

Use this self-guided road trip as a guide to help you plan an adventure through Colorado and New Mexico!

$209.95
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November's Featured Park
The North Cascades have long been known as the North American Alps. Characterized by rugged beauty, this steep mountain range is filled with jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and glaciers. North Cascades National Park Service Complex contains the heart of this mountainous region in three park units which are all managed as one and include North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas.
November's Animal
Badgers are animals of open country. Their oval burrows (ten inches across and four to six inches high) are familiar features of grasslands on sandy or loamy soils of the eastern plains or shrub country in mountain parks or western valleys.