Tags: Zion National Park

Paintbrush Thriving in a Crack in the Sandstone

Paintbrush thriving in a crack in the sandstone  – When we saw this flower seemingly hanging on for life, along the East Entrance Road in Zion National Park, we had to stop for a photograph.

Late Afternoon in Kolob Canyon

Late Afternoon in Kolob Canyon – Kolob Canyon in Zion National Park.  Our time in Zion was brief as we were on a tight schedule.  We had camped several miles from the park making it a pretty short day in the park.

Hanging on For Dear Life

Hanging on For Dear Life – The trees and shrubs seem to be hanging on for dear life in the sandstone features of Zion National Park.

Detail of the Sandstone Along the East Entrance Road in Zion National Park

Detail of the Sandstone – While driving on the East Entrance Road in Zion National Park I was struck by the visibility of the various layers of sandstone.  Over millennium deposits of sand of varying sources and makeup were distributed via wind and water.  The resulting sandstone shows these deposits as layers of varying colors.  …

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Kolob Canyon Zion National Park

Kolob Canyon Zion National Park – Sometimes words seem inadequate to describe what the eyes see.  This was the case with this scene.  I remember being more or less mesmerized by it.

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