Dinosaurs at Dinosaur National Monument Plus Outlaws and Scenic Drives – Vernal UT


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October 17th 2017
Published: April 3rd 2018
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During the drive from Park City RV Resort in Park City UT to Fossil Valley RV Park in Vernal UT on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, I made a stop at Jordanelle Reservoir where I found the Domínguez–Escalante Monument. Placards told me the Domínguez–Escalante Expedition was a Spanish journey of exploration conducted in 1776 by two Franciscan priests, Atanasio Domínguez and Silvestre Vélez de Es... Read Full Entry



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… While One Buck Supervised the Proceedings… While One Buck Supervised the Proceedings
… While One Buck Supervised the Proceedings

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… But Extends Vertically into a Dark Abyss… But Extends Vertically into a Dark Abyss
… But Extends Vertically into a Dark Abyss

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4th April 2018

Utah's many secrets
For this traveler from Oz I am intrigued by the wonders and secrets of Utah. We discovered some of its wonders on our Utah/Arizona roadtrip during a polar vortex in 2015 but you have given so many reasons to return there. Who can resist dinosaur fossil areas, petroglyphs, striated landscapes, maybe running into the ghost of Butch Cassidy who appears to have returned from Bolivia? Great stuff..
16th April 2018

Intriguing Utah
Thanks for the comment. The national parks of Utah get some publicity, but there is much, much more. Utah is probably one of the most off the grid diamonds in the rough in America.

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