Event National Parks of the Colorado Plateau (VIRTUAL)
April 13, 2021 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Roughly centered on the Four Corners region of the Southwestern US, the Colorado Plateau is mainly composed of high desert lands that are home to 7 National Parks. Our presenter Steve Farrar will recount stories of his travels in the area as he takes us on a tour of “Red Rock Country” that includes a wide variety of amazing natural images: from fantastic rock formations to ancient cliff dwellings, from expansive canyon vistas to soaring arches and tight slot canyons! You will be anxious to plan a summer get-away when you see the amazing sights that are waiting for your vacation visit!
Parks covered in this presentation include:
- Great Basin National Park
- Zion National Park
- Bryce Canyon National Park
- Capitol Reef National Park
- Arches National Park
- Canyonlands National Park
- Mesa Verde National Park
- Petrified Forest National Park
- Grand Canyon National Park
- Saguaro National Park
This event will be held on Zoom. Register online by clicking here
or by calling 978-465-4428 x 242. Zoom emails a link to participants upon registration. If you do not receive a link, please check your junk/spam email folder. If you can't get into the program or don't see a link in your junk folder, please call 978-465-4428 x242.
This event is part of a series:
- March 16: National Parks of the Eastern United States
- March 30: National Parks of the Midwest
- April 13: National Parks of the Colorado Plateau
- April 27: National Parks of the Rocky Mountains
Steve Farrar grew up in the Boston suburb of Medfield and experienced his first National Parks as an impressionable 14-year-old on the way to the 1969 National Boy Scout Jamboree in Idaho. The 5-day bus trip from Salt Lake City included stops in Grand Teton NP, Yellowstone NP, and Glacier NP which sparked a fascination with natural beauty that has evolved into Steve’s life-long passion for visiting our National Parks. His adventures exploring 61 of the 62 parks include hiking to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, scuba diving the coral reefs of the Virgin Islands, camping among the wolves on Isle Royale, scaling rock faces in Yosemite, and climbing to the summits of Mount Rainier and Denali. Steve’s pictures and stories of his travels are sure to stoke your personal wanderlust, so come prepared to be inspired!This series is supported by a grant from the Newburyport Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.