Canyonlands – Utah

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Heading towards Moab, we stopped at Fisher Towers for a lunch break hike.

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We stitched this panorama together to try to show the beauty of the amphitheater.

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Further on, we stopped along the Colorado River to enjoy the perspective of being on the water.

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We found this amazing campsite on BLM land between Arches NP and Canyonlands – Isle.

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There were others camping in the same valley but we felt like we had a great site with excellent views. We were here three nights.

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Candlestick rock from a hike to an overlook point with our lunch.

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Enjoying the Colorado River and all the canyons that were carved in the past.

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This is the Schaeffer Trail panorama. We did not take the Travato down!

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An early hike to Morning Glory natural bridge down Negro Bill Canyon.

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An afternoon drive along Potash Road on the west side of Moab to enjoy the scenery.

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And to discover the petroglyphs.

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We drove as far as Jug Arch.

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A final sunset before heading to the southern part of Canyonlands.

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Newspaper rock never fails to fascinate! It has been fun to experience this area in the fall colors.

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There was a full moon rise from our next campsite of three nights on in the Manitou National Forest.

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A hike in Canyonlands Needles district.

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Very fun slick rock shapes.

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A slight breeze to cool us but unseasonably warm this year.

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We feel so privileged to be able to spend a day doing this hike.

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A bit of aspens or cottonwoods in the canyon bottom.

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We would have loved to park over night here but it was private land – but nice we were able to spend a few minutes here.

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Another hike to Paul Bunyan’s Potty. Do you remember our picture with Paul in Minnesota?

 

 

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