Zion experiences, September 2018

View of Zion from Lava Point

From Lava Point, in the Kolob Terrace section of  Zion National Park, there is a spectacular view of the main part of the park off in the distance. (Photo above.) It’s like viewing the back side of the most famous views of the park (photo at the end of this post), a very different perspective. … Read more

Wandering among the goblins. September 2018

Rock formation at sunset

Hiking at Goblin Valley State Park is more like wandering around in a valley of strange rock formations — called goblins. There are no established trails in the valley itself, and you’re just free to wander about. This was my third visit to the Utah state park, which is somewhat near Hanksville. It’s southwest of … Read more