Category Archives: Parks

Why Colorado?

Other than just getting into your vehicle and tossing a coin to determine which way to go, when deciding to go someplace there are usually reasons for the final destination and our trip to Colorado had a couple of reasons … Continue reading

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Hot fun in the summer time

It’s here! Summer time! And that means busy time here in Ohio and for me.  I’ve attended some kind of event (parade, fashion show, party) almost every weekend for the past several weeks which has kept me very busy being … Continue reading

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Best.Fragrance.Ever!

There are many interesting plants and flowers to be seen in Capitol Reef National Park but there was one shrub which – in my opinion – wins the gold medal for being the most amazingly fragrant shrub I’ve ever encountered.  … Continue reading

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Pie

Located at the confluence of the Fremont River and Sulphur Creek is the settlement of Fruita, Utah.  Fruita was founded by a group of Mormons in 1880 and was abandoned in 1955 when the national park services purchased the town … Continue reading

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The Hickman Bridge Trail

Capitol Reef National Park has a great deal to offer even though it is one of the smaller of the national parks in Utah but don’t let that deter you from visiting.  Here you can experience many beautiful hikes ranging … Continue reading

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Start of the Hickman Bridge Trail

The Hickman Bridge Trail is just one of the many trails you can hike when visiting Capitol Reef National Park in Utah.  It is a 2.2 mile round trip with an elevation change of 400 feet and is listed as … Continue reading

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Capitol Reef National Park – Panorama Point and Goosenecks Overlook

Just past Chimney Rock on Utah State route 24 there is a turnoff onto a paved road that leads you to Panorama Point and the Sunset Point Trail.  At the fork in this road you can turn left and make … Continue reading

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