Utah Scenics: Kolob Canyon

Our last scenic location visit during our recent trip to southern Utah was to Kolob Canyon . Jayne and I had visited the main entrance to Zion National Park earlier in the week. Our Kolob Canyon exploration was different in that the entrance road takes you higher into the peaks rather than at valley level between […]

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Utah Scenics: The Grand Staircase

One afternoon, during a recent trip to southern Utah, Jayne and I took a ride along scenic Route 12 from our lodging in Brian Head to Escalante. One place we visited was Kodachrome Basin State Park . It is down the road from the Visitor Center in Cannonville , along Route 12. There are 67 monolithic stone […]

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Utah Scenics: Zion National Park

How does one attempt to capture a scene that is too large and too dramatic without having the end result look too insignificant? That was the dilemma with which I was faced during a recent trip to southern Utah. Jayne and I visited Zion National Park  on an unusually warm day where the temperature actually […]

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Utah Scenics: Bryce Canyon National Park

Jayne and I visited Bryce Canyon National Park  on two separate mornings during our recent visit to southern Utah. We had to drive an hour and a half from our lodging in Brian Head. This park features a collection of amphitheaters … …with towering hoodoos that glow shades of orange with different light… The rim varies […]

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Cedar Breaks National Monument

Utah Scenics: Cedar Breaks National Monument

Recently, Jayne and I visited several of the national parks in southern Utah. We flew into Cedar City and stayed at Cedar Breaks Lodge  in Brian Head . This lodge is at 9000 feet and part of Brian Head Ski Resort . On our first full day of fun, we drove to Cedar Breaks National Monument  for […]

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