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Jul 7, 2017 - July 6th Natural Bridges National Monument

Note: I’ve told folks on facebook but I have a few readers here not on facebook, I’m having major computer issues so if the journal’s stop not to worry. I’ll be back on-line eventually. We left Monticello around 8:30 this morning headed to Bicknell, Ut. Our route was Highway 95, labeled as a Scenic By-Way. We stopped first at Natural Bridges National Monument. I had told Ron before we arrived that that the only Natural Bridge that I’d ever seen was the real one that’s in Lexington, Va. I laughed out loud when we walked into the Visitor’s...

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Sep 22, 2014 - Bicknell UT – Fishlake National Forest – Sunglow Campground

After leaving the Moab area, we drove over to our third national park in Utah, Capitol Reef. Not really sure why this is a national park, but it is one of five in Utah. Originally, it was a Mormon settlement. The pioneers planted orchards and made a decent living trading and selling their fruit (apples, pears, apricots, peaches, etc.) There were usually 8 to 10 families in the settlement. There are a few buildings that have been restored and you can visit them while in the park. You can also pick fruit in the orchards if you want to – for a...

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Retired at Last!

Oct 31, 2008 - Zion Canyon to Bicknell Utah 20th to 21 October 2008.

Sylvia’s Comments Today we are going to return to Zion Canyon as the children should have returned to school. We drove down H-89 and then onto H-9, approaching the canyon from the east side this time. We had thought the journey we had made last Thursday, from La Verkin to Springdale, on the other part of H-9 was wonderful, but ‘we hadn’t seen nothing yet’. The entry into the park on the east side is 12 miles from the visitors centre and travels through the Zion tunnel. The road to the tunnel passed some stunning red rock formations. The...

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