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Nov 18, 2008 - A little more Zion and Cedar Breaks Monument

Our second day of exploration of Zion and the surrounding area found us driving the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway which allowed us to explore the east side of the park. This was the road that Tony had driven the coach down when we originally travelled to the Zion area. This time we could stop and admire the views. Our first stop was at the overlook that not only gave magnificent vistas but also told us the history of the 1.1 mile tunnel on the road. The construction of the tunnel began in the late 1920's and was completed in 1930. At the time...

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Oct 21, 2007 - Cedar Breaks National Monument

Decided to go to Cedar Breaks National Monument today. However, we first went through Red Canyon on Scenic Byway 12. These were very nice and worth the drive. Probably could have found enough to do here to spend an entire day but we did not stop. Probably should have considering what we ran into on the way to Cedar Breaks! Traveled along Utah 143 to get there. Not the best decision we have made. It is at 10,000 feet elevation. It had snowed and the road was messy in quite a few spots. The wind was roaring through the area and it was...

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Jul 6, 2006 - Cedar Breaks Utah: July 6, 2006

Cedar Breaks Utah : July 6, 2006 Cedar Breaks is near Cedar City, Utah. The park is about an hours drive from St. George our RV Park. We got up early and arrived as the park was opening and planned to spend a day viewing, hiking and taking pictures. Once at Cedar Breaks, you drive on a scenic route that climbs up to an altitude of about 10,000 feet. The scenic drive took us through forests and meadows and at that high altitude, it was cool, which we appreciated as a reprieve from the hot summer temperatures. From the many roadside...

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