Red Canyon Lodge Cabins
Travel Blogs from Dutch John
... button up.
Sun is out, too hot, take off a layer.
Hwy 191 from Jackson Hole to Pinedale WY is really pretty. Herd of deer and antelope playing, no one uttered a discouraging word, and the skies were full of puffy white clouds - not a raincloud in sight. Pinedale to Rock Springs is a nice, fast road, but hardly scenic.
South from Rock Springs, 191 gets pretty and twisty again. We climb to an 8,000 ...
... Rim itself is breathtaking. Incredibly not lauded or publicised at all, just a random forest in Northern Utah, but stunning. This is the sort of place that makes you want to go for a run, however hard it might be to get out of bed! Just a lovely morning, along the canyon rim, no one about apart from a few campers! Would have been a slightly easier run had it not been for altitude and the two bottles of red wine the previous night, but great views anyway.. ...
... nothing with which to compare it. We were standing at an overlook and there was the Gorge - as far as we could see left and right. Truly amazing!
We arrived at our campground around 6:00 Mountain Time, got everything set up and enjoyed meatballs and spaghetti for dinner. Fred had a beer watching the Olympics on the computer and Fox News on TV - if only the Red Sox had won, it would have been a perfect ...
... s face. There are two levels to the building so you
can see the bones across the entire hillside. On the opposite side
of the building there are plaster casts with complete sets of bones
and an entire dinosaur skeleton assembled. We drove further down the
access road into the park and the road wound slowly through rising
rock landforms. The road eventually turned to gravel and there were
pullouts with trails ...
... were floating along the shore in various states of readiness. Terry waved us over, we jumped in and were off. We were booked for a half day and had to cover some distance to make the 7.2 miles on schedule. This was primarily a scenic tour, but we had fishing licenses and the best guide on the river, so some fish will be caught.
This stretch of the Green River is a beautiful gorge with red sandstone cliffs rising up from the riverbank. ...