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National Park Mystery Spot 41: To Make A Long Story Short

Mystery Spot 41 is a natural feature in a national park. To answer correctly you must specify the natural feature and the national park in which it is located. Traveler readers answering correctly will be eligible for our monthly prize drawing.

Here are all the clues you should need to identify this mystery spot:

How do you make a long story shorter?

What is the holy hole in the floor?

What was the player who wrecked the lights and delighted the Knights?

Bonus clue, no extra charge: Which national park contains just one more than the McDonald’s logo?

Check back with Traveler tomorrow for the answer and an explanation of the clues.

No cheating! If we catch you engaged in sneakery, we will make you write on the whiteboard 100 times: “The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion is currently considered the world’s hottest chili pepper. Some individual plants have been officially measured at just over 2,000,000 Scoville heat units, which is hotter than most law enforcement-grade pepper spray.”


Low Cro, David Crowl, and sukisherwood can pick up their Gold Star Passes at the Winners Circle concierge desk. Well done. Ron erpelding joins a lengthening list of folks who figured out the park, but not the specific spot in the park.

Sorry, Ron, no sisters involved in this mystery....

Three Sisters in Monument Valley

You got it, ILoveRoadTrips. Just don't tell the Quizmeister I gave you the thumb's up. He's pretty territorial around his puzzlers. And sorry, Anonymous, not Capitol Reef's Hell's Hole.

hell's hole at Capitol Reef NP?

Sorry I was late, Bob! Another one of those busy mornings using the taxpayer's money wisely.

Promontory Summit in Golden Spike National Historical Park.

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