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Sego Canyon Rock Art

Sego Canyon Rock Art

(Thompson Springs UT) Rock art by Ute natives, ancestral Fremont, and Archaic peoples could be found by driving about 3 1/2 miles into Sego Canyon north of town. There was a small parking area on the left. A few signs told the tale of the art spanning 3,000 plus years. Dirt paths lead to different […]

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Temple Mountain

Temple Mountain

(nr Hanksville UT) Temple Mountain was important for mining high grade uranium and vanadium, and was active from 1898 to the late 1970s. During its most productive period the mines extracted ore amounting to 1,287,000 pounds of uranium oxide and 3,799,000 pounds of vanadium oxide. The area is now closed to mining, and is protected […]

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Capitol Reef NP. Hickman Bridge trail

Hickman Bridge Trail

(nr Torrey UT) The Hickman Bridge trail was part of Capitol Reef National Park; but, the trailhead was two miles east of the entrance along UT-24. The parking lot was full; so, I parked beside the highway. The trail gained some elevation, but it was a gradual incline. Switchbacks made it easy. Tall cliffs, a […]

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