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Oct 5, 2014 - Cedar Breaks

Cedar Breaks is at 10,000 to 10,500 elev. Of course the day we went up there it was only in the low 60's at our park so at that elevation it was in the high 30's. Brrrr. They call the Cedar Breaks "The Amphitheater". They call Cedar Breaks one of the most beautiful places in southern Utah. It is shaped like a huge coliseum and is over 2,000 ft deep and over 3 miles in diameter. Took millions of years to carve this huge bowl. The stone spires stand like statues in a gallery alongside columns, arches and canyons.These are all the result of...

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Oct 5, 2014 - Cedar Mountain

These pictures were taken north of us on scenic hwy 14 that goes over Cedar Mtn. to Cedar City, Utah. We had went that way to go shopping and the trees hadn't quite peaked yet. 3 days later we went back to go up to Cedar Breaks and the trees had peaked and many were losing their leaves already. There was lots of lava in one area that went for miles. DeWayne got a good picture of the lava with the colored trees behind it. My next entry will be up in Cedar Breaks.

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Oct 5, 2014 - Bauer's rv resort

We got here on Sept 21 and will be here a month. There is alot to see in this area. We were here 8 yrs ago also. This is a very small rv park with an apple orchard that is free to the picking. So we have really been enjoying the apples. Froze some and made a pie. This park has people coming and going. They come and stay 2-3 days, long enough to go to the Natl Parks here and then move on. We have been enjoying staying in one area. Its nice to go to bed late and sleep in. Can you tell we are getting old!! DeWayne will be 76 on Oct 6th..told...

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Sep 21, 2014 - Glendale, UT Sept

We left Arco on Sunday and spent the night at a Walmart in Payson, Utah, just a few miles below Salt Lake City. Walmarts are usually the most expensive free campground we stay in... our free stay cost us just about $135 between groceries and a hair trim for Cheryl. But it was nice and not crowded or noisy... and we needed to stock up anyway as there are few grocery stores near where we will be. We left Walmart about 9:00 for Glendale, Utah, to meet Henry and Terry McCray. Glendale is located about halfway between Bryce Canyon National Park...

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Dec 13, 2013 - Friday 13th Travel Day

Today was one of those LONG travel days. We had planned to drive to Capitol Reef National Park, it’s only about 125 miles. Once we saw all the snow on the road and more due, we changed our plans and drove on to Glendale, almost 300 miles. Our day started out with problems and it didn’t get much better. When I went to raise the jacks, they didn’t move. I held the button down and they finally moved but very slowly and they didn’t get up all the way. It was enough to be able to drive, but they beeped for the whole six hour drive. We stopped at...

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Oct 20, 2012 - Zion

Oct 20,2012 Today the six of us went to Zion NP. We enter from the East on hwy 9 to the entrance where we were told that it is 12 miles to the visitor’s center and shuttle buses that would take us to various stop throughout the park. A short distance from the entrance you wind your way up the pass amidst rock formations on both sides. The first most impressive is Checkerboard Mesa, a conical shaped mountain that appears to be made of multicolored blocks of sandstone with rounded edges. We didn’t stop to take pictures, thinking we would stop...

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Oct 19, 2012 - North Rim of the Grand Canyon

Oct 18, 2012 We left Moab about 9:30 am for the 6 hour drive to Glendale, UT where we will spend two nights. Bill, Margret, Nancy and Mel will visit Brice NP and Zion NP tomorrow while Cherie and I will visit the north rim of the Grand Canyon. We arrive at Bauer’s RV park about 4:30 with a fuel stop at Richfield. I thought the diesel prices would be cheaper on I-70 then in Moab but not much ($4.30/gal at flying-J). Oct 19, 2012 Cherie and I went to the North rim of Grand Canyon while our traveling companions went to Brice NP. It was a...

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Jun 6, 2011 - Glendale UT 6/6/2011

Had a leisurely breakfast and headed back north. The highway alt 89 continued scenic (which translates to gorgeous, but narrow, windy, with steep inclines and declines of 8% at times). We entered into Utah and travelled thru Kanab (the Hollywood of Utah) and Mt Carmel Junction to Glendale. The scenery has changed again. The mountains are almost gold in color and appear to have been laid down in 1/2 inch layers. There are lots of loose boulders and lots of tumble weeds blowing around. The winds were very strong and gusty and John had a white...

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May 12, 2011 - Southern Utah: Zion & Bryce National Parks

We have spent two weeks in a tiny little place with a campground, a post office, several stores/shops that are no longer open, and very nice residents. Glendale is in a bowl surrounded by mountains. There has been absolutely no cell phone signal and only weak Internet service, but the apple trees are blooming - there are so many that it smells wonderful, and the sounds of the animals - horses, burros, cows, and an alpaca, have provided a great setting. The weather has been beautiful although quite chilly in the beginning - one night it got...

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Sep 10, 2010 - Glendale, Side Trip to Kodachrome Basin State Park and Red Canyon

Today we opted to do the trek via the same route we took when we were going to attempt to see Grosvenor’s Arch when we had the rental car and then were so disappointed we forgot to drive a bit further to see Kodachrome Basin State Park due east as the crow flies from Bryce Canyon National Park. Geologists believe Kodachrome Basin State Park (GBSP) was once similar to Yellowstone National Park with hot springs and geysers which eventually filled up with sediment and solidified. Through time, the Entrada sandstone surrounding the solidified...

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Sep 5, 2010 - Glendale, Side Trip Back to Tuweep

We are feeling extremely lucky in our good fortune to have Marilyn and Denny arrive here in the same park, end up being our neighbors, be in the same type of RV (which is probably what initiated our conversations), and strike up a conversation that has resulted in a new friendship! They heard our stories and read about our plight on the website, or our attempt to get down to Tuweep. After they had driven down and experienced it two days ago, they magnanimously offered to drive us down there this morning! We were positively euphoric due to...

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Sep 4, 2010 - Utah - Travel Day

After a quick breakfast, we left Vegas for Utah. Before entering Utah, we went through a corner of Arizona. As we passed Mesquite, AZ, we went through Virgin River Canyon & Mountains. The highway was cut through a mountain range with winding roads and gorgeous scenery for 11 miles. On our way to Kanab, UT, our GPS took us to a road that continued on a sand road, with a sign that indicated it as a "primitive road". Maybe it would have been OK for a car, and maybe even a shortcut, but for these big rigs, it didn't look too promising. We...

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