Friday, December 23, 2016

Desert Southwest road trip 2016 pt 1 - Utah (10/12/16-11/11/16)

Photos from 2 months of touring the desert southwest while camping in a mini-van.  The first month of the trip was spent in Utah touring the 5 national parks, several national monuments, state parks, and BLM areas such as Cedar Mesa and Little Wild Horse Canyon.

Canyonlands Nat Park - Island in the Sky
Canyonlands Nat Park - Island in the Sky

Sunset along Mineral Bottom Rd, UT

Arches Nat Park

Arches Nat Park - Landscape Arch

Arches Nat Park - Partition Arch

Arches Nat Park - Balanced Rock

Arches Nat Park - The Windows

Natural Bridges Monument - Sipapu Bridge

Natural Bridges Monument - Sipapu Bridge

Cedar Mesa - White House Ruins

Cedar Mesa - White House Ruins




















Cedar Mesa - White House Ruins

 Cedar Mesa - White House Ruins

Comb Wash campsite

Natural Bridges Monument - Owachomo Bridge

Sunrise near Comb Wash

Turkey Pen Ruins - Kane Gulch

Junction Ruin Petroglyphs - Kane Gulch
Junction Ruin Pictographs - Kane Gulch 
Mule Canyon Ruins

Mule Canyon Ruins
Cedar Mesa - "Perfect Kiva" ruins, Bullet Canyon

Pictographs in Bullet Canyon

Bullet Canyon Ruins

Highway 95 along White Canyon

Crossing the Colorado River near Hite UT

Little Wild Horse slot canyon, San Rafael Swell

Little Wild Horse slot canyon, San Rafael Swell

Goblin Valley State Park



Goblin Valley State Park

Goblin Valley State Park - Goblin's Lair

San Rafael Swell campsite

San Rafael Swell sunset

Capitol Reef Nat Park - Notom Rd

Capital Reef Nat Park - Burro Wash

Capitol Reef Nat Park

Dixie Nat Forest campsite outside Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon Nat Park

Bryce Canyon Nat Park - Fairyland Loop

Zion Nat Park - top of Angels Landing 

Zion Nat Park

Zion Nat Park

Zion Nat Park - The Narrows

Zion Nat Park - top of Observation Point