Monthly Archives: March 2013

Zion – Hidden Canyon Trail

Virgin, UT On Wednesday we headed back into Zion Canyon to try a bit more challenging hike than we have done so far.   Some of the hikes here are pretty mild, while some are very dangerous.  The hike to … Continue reading

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Zion – Kolob Canyons

Virgin, UT On Tuesday we took a ride north to visit Kolob Canyons.  This area is part of Zion National Park but is only accessible by it’s own entrance up I-15 about fifteen miles.   The canyon is viewed in a … Continue reading

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Zion Canyon – Emerald Pools

Virgin, UT On Monday we drove ten miles from our park into Zion National Park for some exploration in Zion Canyon.  The most prominent feature of the 229-square-mile park, the canyon is 15 miles long and up to half a mile deep, cut … Continue reading

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Welcome to Utah – Zion NP

Virgin, UT After a great stay in Valley of Fire,  we drove about a hundred miles northeast to the tiny community of Virgin on Friday, ten miles from the west gate to Zion National Park.  We booked a month’s stay … Continue reading

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Hiking in the Valley of Fire – Part Two

Valley of Fire, NV This blog is a continuation of our four day stay in Valley of Fire State Park.   In the previous blog we showed you a picture of the road that heads north from the visitor’s center. … Continue reading

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Hiking in the Valley of Fire – Part One

Valley of Fire, NV We spent four days hiking in the Valley of Fire.  Since we had no Internet access while there, we’ll show some of our experiences in two blogs, this one and one more. About two miles from … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Valley of Fire

Valley of Fire, NV We left Las Vegas on Monday and headed about fifty miles to the northeast for another visit to Valley of Fire State Park.  Pam and Jessica spent a day hiking here last week during Jessica’s visit, … Continue reading

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