Zion National Park

Zion National Park

Zion is a fairly small national park covering 229 sq. miles, but it is wildly popular with almost 3,000,000 visitors per year.  As a result its hard to find an area that isn’t teaming with…

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

I doubt that Homesteader Ebenezer Bryce expected his name to be remembered in such a stupendous way.  Born in Scotland, he converted to Mormonism and after being disowned by his family moved to America, then…

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Cedar Breaks National Monument

The Paiute people named the area “The Place Where the Rocks are Sliding Down All the Time.”  This is a much more descriptive and accurate name than Cedar Breaks.  The trees in the area are…

Hike to Dinosaur Tracks

Hike to Dinosaur Tracks

This is my last journal page on the area around Dinosaur National Monument.   This hike is in Red Fleet State Park, not too far from Vernal, Utah.  The hike was a fairly strenuous 3…

Utah Field House of Natural History
Flaming Gorge & Ashley Natl. Forest

Flaming Gorge & Ashley Natl. Forest

This journal page is going to be mainly photos.  When we were staying at Steinaker State Park in Utah we decided to take an afternoon and visit the Flaming Gorge National Recreational Area.  We didn’t…

Cub Creek Road & A Feisty Female
Dinosaur National Monument, Utah

Dinosaur National Monument, Utah

  Dinosaurs are found in many parts of the world, but what makes this area in northeastern Utah distinct is that the bones of so many different types of dinosaurs are concentrated in one area….

Harvest Moon over Beautiful Utah

Harvest Moon over Beautiful Utah

  We came back to Utah on September 23, 2015.  Its still wild and open, the frontier of America.  We drove down to Vernal,  Utah with Paul & Judy to see Dinosaur National Monument.  We…