Cottonwood Meadow Lodge
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... the side of the cliff. I wish we had a picture of that.
We met a lot of nice people on the trip and I talked to a group of young people from France, using my high school French. Actually, they spoke very good English. They were here visiting all of the national parks in the West. They told us that they rent motor homes in Europe and that we should go there and do what we are doing here. I would love that. What an experience that would be.
... drive, the mountainsides were at eye level for the entire journey. Or driver hit the brakes as we recognised wild goats on the side of the road. Standing proudly on a concrete support, the male of the pair had huge twisted horns, the product of many years growth. We sat and watched them for a while, noting the cloven hoofs that allow them to grip onto the rocks of the craggy scenery. Later on the drive, we saw more goats clambering up the steep hillsides around us, juveniles ...
... took showers, and the kids played awhile before we went for dinner. We stopped by a diner across the street, but decided against it after seeing the menu (pretty much fast food fare). I had previously sought out a few restaurants in the area before the trip, but options are somewhat limited here. We chose a place a few miles out of town. We ended up having to wait 30min for a table, and then suffer through the ...
... Amphitheatre. There were lots of ups and down walking to get around hoodoos.There weren't many people on the trail and it was amazing to be at the foot of some huge structures which at times seemed to defy gravity.
Met up with the horse riders at the halfway point (as the peekaboo trail is a shared trail). Having seen some of the horseshoe prints at the edge of the paths it is surprising they don't go off ...
... to those of Bryce Canyon. The forces of nature and the passage of time (millions of years) have created these beautiful mountains, plateaus and rock formations; these same forces created many of the other natural wonders in this part of
the country. After leaving the park we headed east on UT Rt. 14 and north on US Rt. 89, back to the campground. We thoroughly enjoyed our excursion today.