Phil Konstantin

  • Exploring two legendary Cherokee sites: Judaculla Rock and Devil's Courthouse, North Carolina

    Judaculla was an ancient Cherokee spirit being and giant. He ruled in western North Carolina in the traditional Cherokee homeland. Once while chasing some hunters, when he jumped to the ground, his hand hit a rock. You can still see the print on J...

    0.9 miles 258 ft gain

  • Petroglyphs National Monument, Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Petroglyph National Park - Amazing Rock Art - Petroglyph National Monument has one of the biggest, and easiest to find group of petroglyphs in the United States. There are over 20,000 carvings in this monument. It is on the western side of Albuque...

    2 miles 10 ft gain

  • Visit the Cathedral Caverns

    Cathedral Caverns - The Pride of Alabama -- Located in northeastern Alabama, Cathedral Caverns offers an easy look inside an underground system of caverns. The primary trail is well-developed and wheel-chair accessible for most of its 2.9 mile len...

    2.9 miles 50 ft gain

  • Walk Through the Mississippi Petrified Forest

    Mississippi Petrified Forest is a petrified forest located near Flora, Mississippi in the United States. It is a little over 20 miles northwest of Jackson. It is privately owned and open for public visits. The forest is believed to have been forme...

    1 miles 50 ft gain

  • The Blythe Intaglios or Geoglyphs (Giant Ancient Figures in the desert)

    Blythe Intaglios or Geoglyphs - Giant Figures on the Desert Floor of California - - - - These human-made figures were placed on the floor of the Colorado Desert an estimated 1,000 years ago. Their meaning is conjecture. Many believe they represent...

    1 miles

  • Poverty Point, Louisiana. One of the oldest, ancient sites in America.

    Poverty Point is an enormous 3,600 year old (or more) Ancient Site in Louisiana. Hunter Gatherers started constructing these very large earthworks 36 centuries ago. You can explore all over the giant Bird Mound (70 feet high, by 700 feet by 800 fe...

    8 miles 99 ft gain

  • Amazing Eagle Rock, Warner Springs, CA

    Amazing Eagle Rock (June 24, 2019) - Eagle Rock is a formation in southern California near Warner Springs. Unlike some formations, this is immediately recognizable as an Eagle. It is on the Pacific Crest Trail in San Diego County. You can use this...

    6.4 miles 950 ft gain

  • Etowah Indian Mounds, Georgia - One of the most important ancient "Mississippian" sites in the USA.

    Etowah Indian Mound State Historic Site - A Sacred Site for both the Cherokee and Muscogee Creeks located in northwestern Georgia. This is considered one of the most significant mound sites in North America. The museum does a good job of depicting...

    2 miles 63 ft gain

  • The Grand Village of the Natchez in Natchez, Mississippi

    The Grand Village of the Natchez, was home to the Natchez tribe and their "Sun King". The city is named after these people. It is located just south of Natchez, not far from the Mississippi River It was last the home of the Natchez until about the...

    1 miles

  • Bisti Bandlands and De-Na-Zen Wilderness Area, New Mexico, USA

    The Bisti Badlands and the De-Na-Zin Wilderness are two amazing geological features of Northwestern New Mexico on the Navajo Reservation. The area is between Shiprock and Chaco Canyon. It is approximately 30 miles south of Farmington, NM on State ...

    3 miles 100 ft gain

  • Shiprock, New Mexico

    Shiprock (or Ship Rock) in New Mexico. I was here on April 11, 2018. This is an amazing geological feature of Northwestern New Mexico on the Navajo Reservation. Shiprock is what's left of an ancient volcano. Most of the volcano has eroded. The har...

    1 miles 10 ft gain