Tag Archive: Red Cliffs Conservation Area

A Christmas Eve Hike in the Red Cliffs

Since it was snowing again at the house, we decided to hike down in the Red Cliffs on Christmas Eve. It was still stormy as we drove past the 4,000 foot elevation marker… Continue reading

Going to Look at an Arch in the Red Cliffs

The morning after we returned to Tom’s house we headed south to do some food shopping – much needed after our four months traveling. On our way we stopped for a mid-morning hike… Continue reading

Red Cliffs Conservation Area, Part 4: White Reef and a Canyon Exploration

On our last hike in southwest Utah before heading east we went back to the Red Cliffs and decided to walk along the ridge of the white sandstone reef in front of the… Continue reading

Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, Part 3: Red Reef and Anasazi Trails

The previous two trips to Red Cliffs National Conservation Area we had gone to Cottonwood Canyon, but this trip we headed to the central canyon, which is a popular recreation area. We followed… Continue reading

Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, Part 2: More Wilderness Area Exploration and Turtle Rock

Tom and I went back to the Red Cliffs but he directed us to a different section of the reef, south of our last hike there. The hike began with similar views but… Continue reading

Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, Part 1: Cottonwood Canyon and Speckled Wash

My first hike upon returning to Utah was an incredibly beautiful one despite the clouds. Okay, it was not just beautiful, but totally amazing. This was my first time at the Red Cliffs,… Continue reading