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Dakota Goes to Hot Springs National Park, AR

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Well, I told you that I would be back with this. There was too much fun in Arkansas to just leave you hanging and Humom has now learned to retrieve. This doesn't make much sense to me but she had to learn in order to find lost photos that were stuck somewhere in the keyboard...? Anyways, we are both happy to finally have the lost…

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Added by Dakota Goes on September 5, 2014 at 5:10pm — No Comments

TODAY!!! in the OC Register

Hello Friends
The upcoming road trip that I am calling Dakota Goes USA is featured on the cover of today’s pet page of the Orange County Register Newspaper.  The story can also be viewed if you are an online subscriber at the following link. (subscriptions can be done on daily basis of $2)  http://www.ocregister.com/articles/zavala-611445-dakota-says.html
I’m excited to get…
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Added by Dakota Goes on April 28, 2014 at 8:29am — No Comments

Activity for drive to trailhead: Your New Chief Navigator

Even if you’ve got your children excited about going on a day hike, you have to get them to the trailhead, probably in a motor vehicle. Sometimes those drives to a national forest, nature preserve, or state park can be long. You can keep kids’ spirits up by playing games or doing activities on the drive there. One such activity is having kids learn how to read maps by navigating for you.

They can provide instructions about when and which way to turn, for example, by reading a road…

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Added by Rob Bignell on May 30, 2012 at 9:47am — No Comments

Best maps to bring on day hike with children

What kind of map should you carry on a day hike with children?

For me, the answer always is more than one type.

I like road maps to show me how to get to the trailhead and printed guides to give me an overview of the trail's key points. I like a satellite pic to show me where to park and how to reach the trailhead, as they are not always easy to visually locate. I use topo maps to show me the trail and landmarks on the horizon I can see to help orient myself. With a yellow…

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Added by Rob Bignell on November 23, 2011 at 4:34pm — No Comments

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