Whispering Sands Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... a shot of the rocky outcrop named Navajo Twins. From there we pulled up onto the high desert environment of White Mesa. The vegetation there was low and dry looking. The road was excellent and very smooth riding which The Big Muf appreciated very much. At this point we were in the Mountain Ute Nation reservation. At 10:55 we turned on to Utah Highway 95, heading now in the general direction of Capital Reef National Park. We have never been to that park, and we have ...
... bum. After several false summits, I finally got to Hite. This place has beautiful landscapes but it's not as advertised from the road. "Swim at your own risk" said one sign. "Boat ramp this way." Two miles further, I discovered the lake was completely dried up where they have a boat ramp. It's just dust. The camp area is in extreme full sun exposure. It's just a dirt lot with a few picnic tables and a water spigot up by the ...
... truly be on my own trying to figure out where to stop and resupply. I'll look over my maps tonight and see if it's worth it. I'm feeling really nervous. I don't even know what else to say. I'm overwhelmed by the next two days. No services means no water... And I don't want to go through that mess again. All of the natural water sources on the way have ominous names like Dirty Devil River and Poison ...
... along the flat canyon. Capitol Reef National Park revealed a beautiful pocket of camp areas and walking trails with trees and shade, then continued on route 12 Dixie National Forrest which lead us back to forrested high country again. Through Boulder amd along the Grand Staircase in Escalante.........cowboy and Indian country. Potatoe Valley Lions Club Park ...