Monthly Archives: May 2013

Driving Up the Moki Dugway

Bluff, UT The Moki Dugway is located on Utah Route 261 just north of Mexican Hat, UT.  It was constructed in 1958 by a mining company to transport uranium ore.   Route 261 is thirty-four miles long, with most of it … Continue reading

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Moving to Bluff, UT

Bluff, UT Sunday morning we were up and ready to go by 9:00 AM, early for us.  After a quick stop at the Wahweap Resort for a coffee-to-go (it’s a Starbucks!) we were on the road, headed for the small … Continue reading

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Birthday Arch Hike – Lake Powell

Page, AZ Today is our last day in the Lake Powell area, so despite the chance of showers (10%) we decided to head west for a short hike to see another arch.  After driving about twelve miles west we parked … Continue reading

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Wiregrass Canyon Hike – Lake Powell

Page, AZ The weather on Friday was about eighty degrees and cloudy, a good day to hike a canyon.  So we drove to the northwest and took a dirt road around to the north of Lake Powell to do the … Continue reading

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Boat Trip to Rainbow Bridge

Page, AZ On Wednesday we had a reservation for the Rainbow Bridge Boat Tour on Lake Powell.   They run the trip once a day in the winter, departing at 7:30 AM, and twice a day in the summer beginning … Continue reading

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Hanging Garden and Horseshoe Bend

Page, AZ Monday was our first full day in the Lake Powell area.  With temperatures in the low 90s we took it easy and just did a couple of short hikes nearby.  The first is called the Hanging Garden Hike, … Continue reading

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Moving Day – Page, AZ

Page, AZ Sunday morning we were up early and on the road, headed for the small town of Page, AZ along the shores of beautiful Lake Powell.  After the cold and snow of Bryce Canyon this past week, we were … Continue reading

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