Utah

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Cedar Breaks National Monument is like a higher elevation, less visited, larger Bryce Canyon. However, as far as I know, there are no trails leading from the rim to the bottom.... (read more)

January 21, 2011 – 8:36pm

Zion National Park

Others' pictures from Zion National Park in Utah.... (read more)

December 26, 2010 – 2:36pm

Arches National Park photos

Some pictures from Arches National Park near Moab, Utah.... (read more)

January 1, 2009 – 4:14pm

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah is a popular tourist destination that's in some ways like a very small version of the Grand Canyon. It consists of a rim at between about 8000' to 9000' in elevation with the canyon itself a garden of "hoodoos", multi-colored limestone spires. Unlike the GC, the canyon is only about a thousand feet deep. Hiking below the rim is allowed, but due to the elevation and the gain some of those are considered strenuous.... (read more)

August 10, 2008 – 12:10am

Arches National Park

Arches National Park (link) is located outside Moab, Utah and consists of a large number of natural rock formations in the form of (you guessed it) arches. I visited there at the end of a day and, while it was certainly interesting, it wasn't exactly the highlight of the trip. While the formations were impressive as well as beautiful, I guess I don't get the appeal of looking at arches. Perhaps it was due to an overdose of McDonald's or something. My visit was on August 31, 2003.... (read more)

August 9, 2008 – 11:29pm
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