The United States of America - West


This section covers material from the western part of the United States of America.  It includes those states which have portions of the Rocky Mountains.  Other sources, like the Birding the West video series (see the Birds section) and the History section include material which may be of interest...


New Mexico

   Antonito to Chama By Narrow Gauge Train

   Ojo Caliente - Hot springs sacred to the Warm Springs Apaches     


Roads of the Western United States


       Echo Park Road and Yampa Bench Road - Dinosaur National


       Echo Park Campground to Harpers Corner Road - Via Echo Park



       Great Basin National Park (road tour)   

    New Mexico

       Road to Mogollon (old mining town in SW New Mexico)

       Road to Providence Cone (geology and petroglyphs)

       Roads of the Black Range (Video Portfolio)


       Road to Hot Springs in Big Bend National Park


   Yellowstone Hot Spots


Arizona - Gallery 1:  This gallery contains images from Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Montezuma Castle National Monument,  Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Canyon de Chelly, Pipe Springs National Monument, Petrified Forest National Park, and the Painted Desert.

Arizona - Gallery 2: This gallery contains images from the Ft. Lowell Museum in Tucson, the Tucson Botanical Gardens, Ajo, Grand Canyon National Park, and the Arizona State Museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

California - Gallery 1:  Included in this Gallery; Anza-Borrego Desert, Joshua Tree National Park, Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park, Napa, and Amboy Crater.

California - Gallery 2:  Included in this Gallery; Death Valley National Park and adjacent areas, Southern Deserts, Mt. Whitney, Riverside Area, and Mono Lake.

Colorado:  Photographs from Hovenweep National Monument (Colorado) are included in Gallery 2 of Utah.

Idaho & Montana:  Images from the southern part of Idaho and Deer Lodge Montana.

Nevada:  Images from Great Basin National Park and other locations.

New Mexico - Central:  Included in this Gallery: White Sands National Monument; Smokey Bear State Historical Park; The Very Large Array, and Mountainair.

New Mexico - East: Included in this Gallery:  Mesalands Dinosaur Museum, Tucumcari; Bottomless Lakes State Park; and Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

New Mexico - Albuquerque: Included in this Gallery:  the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History in Albuquerque; the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque; and the Albuquerque Museum.

New Mexico - North:  Photos from the following New Mexico, USA locations are included in this Gallery:  El Moro National Monument; Bisti/Da-Na-Zin National Wilderness Area; Santa Fe; Ghost Ranch south of Chama; Bandelier National Monument; and Chaco Culture National Historical Monument.

New Mexico - Lower Rio Grande: Included in this Gallery:  Hillsboro, Kingston, and Lake Valley Area; The Camino Real International Heritage Center; and Mesilla.

New Mexico - South Central:  Included in this Gallery:  Deming Area; Potrillo Volcanic Field; Spring Canyon State Park; Columbus Railroad Depot Museum; Poncho Villa State Park; and the Florida Mountains.

New Mexico - Silver City Area:  Included in this Gallery:  City of Rocks State Park; Silver City Museum; and El Chino Copper Mine.

New Mexico - SW:  Included in this Gallery: The Catwalk; the Ghost Town of Cloverdale; Mogollon; Lower Box of the Gila; and the Boothill.

Oregon: Photographs from throughout the state, see also the Flora of Oregon.

Oregon (Portland Metro): Photographs from Portland and the Greater Portland area.

Utah:  Included in this Gallery; Cedar Breaks National Monument, Bryce Canyon National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Dinosaur National Monument, Arches National Park, Natural Bridges National Monument, the portion of Glen Canyon National Recreational Area which is in Utah, the Valley of the Gods in the southeastern part of the state, and Vernal.

Washington - Mt. Adams: Photographs taken in and around this majestic volcano in the Cascades Mountains of southern Washington.

Washington:  Photographs taken around the state.

Wyoming:  Photographs from various locales in the state including; Yellowstone National Park, Devil’s Tower National Monument, and Fossil Butte National Monument.


The Rockies Westward...