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  • Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
    August 2, 2015, Comments Off on Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

    ...he Kaiparowits Plateau. A geologic sampler with a huge variety of formations, features, and world-class paleontological sites, visitors will be able to see glorious multicolored cliffs, plateaus, mesas, buttes, pinnacles and slot ...

  • Little Wild Horse Canyon
    June 7, 2016, 2 Comments

    ...amous, The Narrows, lies in Utah’s spectacular Zion National Park, while nearby Arizona’s Antelope Canyon may be the most-photographed. But you don’t have to travel far within Utah to find one of the better slot canyons

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    Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
    August 26, 2012, Comments Off on Canyons of the Ancients National Monument

    Located in southwestern Colorado, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument contains great archeological interest. The monument encompasses 164,000 acres and surrounds three of the four separate sections of Hovenweep Nation ...

  • Paria Canyon
    February 17, 2017, 1 Comment

    Tucked into the Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness in Arizona and Utah, are a series of amazing slot canyons that you have to see to believe. Paria Canyon is the most famous and among the longest and deepest slot canyons< ...

  • Top 10 Things to do in Utah
    September 12, 2016, Comments Off on Top 10 Things to do in Utah

    ...Orange Cliffs of southern Utah, Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers a world of wonder for visitors. With 1.2 million acres of golden cliffs, lush hanging gardens, impossibly narrow slot ...

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    Top 10 Things to see in the Southwest
    June 10, 2013, Comments Off on Top 10 Things to see in the Southwest

    ...he Virgin River begins high on the Markagunt Plateau at an altitude of 9,000 feet. The river drops roughly 80 feet per mile as it carves its way through 20 miles of Navajo sandstone, including carving one of the most popular slot ...

  • Antelope Canyon
    February 21, 2014, Comments Off on Antelope Canyon

    ...miles east of Page in far north Arizona. Most of the watercourse is wide and sandy, but it forms two sections of slot canyon near the lake (Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon), separated by several miles of flat desert terr ...

  • Zion National Park
    May 29, 2015, 1 Comment

    ...period. These people were prodigious builders as the pueblo ruins in the park prove. They also cultivated the tops of the plateau as well as the river bottoms. The northwestern extension of Zion (added in 1990) called Kolob Canyo ...

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    The Colorado Plateau
    August 30, 2012, Comments Off on The Colorado Plateau

    ...ado River and its tributaries, creating some of the most amazing natural wonders in the world. Erosion, wind and weather have shaped domes, hoodoos, fins, reefs, goblins, river narrows, natural bridges, arches, deep canyons

  • The Uncompahgre Plateau
    The Uncompahgre Plateau, Colorado
    November 2, 2013, Comments Off on The Uncompahgre Plateau, Colorado

    ...ater springs” to the Ute Indians and petroglyphs found throughout the area depict the Ute Indian way of life. The Ute so named it because snow melt and rain have eaten away at the overlying rock, leaving spectacular red rock ca ...

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