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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… And Some Interesting Rock Formations… And Some Interesting Rock Formations
… And Some Interesting Rock Formations

Jones Hole National Fish Hatchery UT
Moving Water Provides Oxygen for the FingerlingsMoving Water Provides Oxygen for the Fingerlings
Moving Water Provides Oxygen for the Fingerlings

Jones Hole National Fish Hatchery UT
… Before Entering Grouse Canyon… Before Entering Grouse Canyon
… Before Entering Grouse Canyon

En Route to Grouse Canyon UT
The Green River Is, Indeed, GreenThe Green River Is, Indeed, Green
The Green River Is, Indeed, Green

Browns Park Swinging Bridge UT
There Were Numerous Activities for (Mostly) Young and Old AlikeThere Were Numerous Activities for (Mostly) Young and Old Alike
There Were Numerous Activities for (Mostly) Young and Old Alike

The Jarvie Fall Festival – John Jarvie Historic Ranch, Dutch John, UT
The Jarvie House and Store Building Screamed, “Frontier!”The Jarvie House and Store Building Screamed, “Frontier!”
The Jarvie House and Store Building Screamed, “Frontier!”

The Jarvie Fall Festival – John Jarvie Historic Ranch, Dutch John, UT
Of Course, There Is a Blacksmith ShopOf Course, There Is a Blacksmith Shop
Of Course, There Is a Blacksmith Shop

The Jarvie Fall Festival – John Jarvie Historic Ranch, Dutch John, UT
“Won’t You Give Me a Look and a Smile?”“Won’t You Give Me a Look and a Smile?”
“Won’t You Give Me a Look and a Smile?”

Red Canyon Overlook Visitor Center – Dutch John, UT
“That’s Better.  Now, Smile!”“That’s Better.  Now, Smile!”
“That’s Better. Now, Smile!”

Red Canyon Overlook Visitor Center – Dutch John, UT
Yes, Folks, That Is a Relatively Easy Section of My Seriously Abbreviated Hiking ExperienceYes, Folks, That Is a Relatively Easy Section of My Seriously Abbreviated Hiking Experience
Yes, Folks, That Is a Relatively Easy Section of My Seriously Abbreviated Hiking Experience

Indian Petroglyphs, McConkie Ranch – Dry Fork Canyon, Vernal UT
Nice Lake, I Wonder Its NameNice Lake, I Wonder Its Name
Nice Lake, I Wonder Its Name

Ashley National Forest UT



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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