BY DAVID N. LEE, ECOTRIPS UNLIMITED… Continue Reading PUBLISHER.
“Hold up a second, and keep back!,” says Phil Knight, our good friend and Yellowstone wildlife guide. Just yards ahead of us, a herd of several
dozen shaggy beasts amble onto the road from West Yellowstone. Seeing bison in Yellowstone is always a thrill, even more so on bikes, with nothing but thin air between you and the huge creatures.
My wife, Pamela and I have joined Phil for a spring bike ride in the park. We chose to go in late April, since the snow has melted, yet the park isn’t open to cars. We have the road to ourselves – except for the bison.
BY ROSE CLARK
Where can you see dozens of birds, wildflowers and hike over 30 miles of trails only 20 minutes from downtown San Diego? Covering almost 10 square miles, Mission Trails Regional Park offers a wide range of great outdoor and wildlife adventures.
“Welcome everybody to Mission Trails Regional Park!” our trail guide, Sonya Thorne-Mosqueda begins, “I’m very excited to get to share the country’s largest urban park with you this morning. Can anyone guess how many football fields can fit inside Mission Trails?”
Some of the children in our group of 14 excitedly raise their hands and shout out guesses: “200!”, “250!”, “No way – 1,000!” Actually, an amazing 5,800 football fields can fit within Mission Trails Regional… Continue Reading