Tag Archive: Dixie National Forest

Ice Cream Sundae Rocks: Pine Park, Dixie National Forest

We had gotten wind of some unique volcanic formations out near the Nevada border and were planning on checking them out but at the last minute Tom couldn’t come so Terry and I… Continue reading

Oak Grove Trail, Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness

The Oak Grove Trail was a fantastic hike up into the Pine Valley Mountains Wilderness. Though the trail is south facing we encountered quite a bit of snow and mud above 8,000 feet… Continue reading

Fiddlers Canyon and a Hike Up Ash Creek Canyon in Dixie National Forest

The hike in Fiddler’s Canyon was really only supposed to be a morning dog walk, but it got more complicated – and more scenic – and so deserves to have a few photos… Continue reading

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