Tag Archive: Dixie National Forest

A Hike from Silver Rim Trailhead and Two Exploratory Missions in the Red Cliffs

The Red Cliffs area is one of our go to places for hiking in the shoulder seasons or when it’s just chilly. And so, after we returned from our New Mexico/Arizona excursions in… Continue reading

Red Canyon: Golden Wall and Castle Bridge Trails

The Red Canyon, in the Powell Ranger District of Dixie National Forest, was the first stop on our two week trip to the northern section of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Located just west… Continue reading

Visitors from St. Louis! Revisiting Yant Flat and Ashdown Gorge with Nancy and Tim

We were so excited when we heard Tom’s niece Nancy and her husband Tim were coming to Utah. They had graciously hosted us twice at their house in St. Louis, showing us (mostly… Continue reading

The Most Spectacular Fall Colors. Or, I End Up Finding a Different Segment of the Marathon Trail.

Abbs and I were off on another random exploration when I spotted new patches of blazing colors near Brian Head Peak. Driving up to the peak revealed even more colorful sections; I could… Continue reading

An Exploration Near Aspen Mirror Lake

Our hike in the vicinity of Aspen Mirror Lake was another random exploration-slash-quest-for-foliage but there were enough really pretty photos from this area to group together into single post. Plus, I can actually… Continue reading

On Being the Slowest Blogger in the World. Or, I Now Present You with Autumn Foliage.

You may have noticed that I’m a bit behind – posting photos of the beach in November and now the beginnings of autumn foliage in mid-December. I would be lying if I said… Continue reading

The Virgin River Rim Trail, Cascade Falls, and Strawberry Point

Though my hikes and visits to these three places were separate excursions, they are all within the same area and share similar features. In fact, if I had actually done any planning and… Continue reading

Yankee Meadows

Yankee Meadows is another place Tom had mentioned, an area with green meadows and streams that both feed and drain the blue waters of Yankee Reservoir. In the spring I’m told it is… Continue reading

The Twisted Forest and Oktoberfest at Brian Head

I had seen quite a few bristlecone pines since returning to Utah but there is an area on the north rim of Cedar Breaks named the Twisted Forest that was on my list… Continue reading

Ashdown Gorge via the Rattlesnake Trail

I have been SO excited to share this with you all. I go on a lot of amazing hikes and have been to a lot of amazing places, but this hike was absolutely,… Continue reading