9.24.2009

Utah's National Parks: Canyonlands



Light rain followed us to our second park. Whether it was the weather or the somewhat out-of-the-way entrance to the particular section of the park we visited, there was no crowd at Canyonlands, making the trail there really special. We hiked through crazy rock formations that felt other-worldly. After getting spooked a bit by jarring claps of thunder while on the trail, we headed back to the car and started west on one of the most scenic highways we've ever been on. Seriously. The sights were jaw-dropping... even tear-inducing in their beauty. If ever the opportunity presents itself, take the long drive along 95 between Canyonlands and Hanksville.

4 comments:

april said...

WOW! I think that light rain following you was a good thing. The clouds and the rocks! So beautiful!

ambika said...

Someday! Someday I'd love to go. Your photos are wonderful.

Chickenbells said...

Utah is seriously jaw-dropping isn't it?!?! I'm SO happy that you were able to finally go!

holly said...

GORGEOUS!! Wow! The pictures are amazing, and I think I may be most impressed with you not complaining about camping in the rain. I would have been crying (surprise).
Keep the pics coming! :)