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Kodachrome Basin SP

Kodachrome Basin

(Cannonville UT) Kodachrome Basin State Park contains numerous tall sandstone pillars, sometime called chimneys or stovepipes. Some of them reaching up to 170ft high. While not as dramatic as other places, it had its own charm. There were several trails leading to featured named rock formations or views, like Eagle’s View, Panorama, and Shakespeare Arch. […]

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Grand Staircase-Escalante, Toadstools

Toadstools Trail

(nr Church Wells UT) Within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument was a trail called The Toadstools; the trailhead was right off of US-89. It was supposed to have some hoodoos, and other rocks. The first part of the hike went into a canyon and past colorful cliffs. Near the end was where the special rocks […]

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Shiprock Plus

(nr Shiprock NM) Another well known peak called Shiprock, could be seen from miles away. It is located on Navajo land, and is considered by them to be sacred. So, no hiking or climbing allowed. It sat a goodly distance from the road. I drove several miles off the main highway in order to get […]

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