*** Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks ***

June  2013

Hoodoos in Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

View from Bryce Point.

Bryce Canyon is named after the early Mormon settler, Ebenezer Bryce, who once said about the canyon, "it's a hell of a place to lose a cow."

The Grottos at Bryce Point

Jan Marie and the Hoodoos at Sunset Point

Jan Marie at the start of the Navajo Loop trail in Bryce Canyon

Hikers descend into the Hoodoos on the Navajo Loop trail

Driving through Zion National Park

Late spring remnants of a waterfall on trail to Zion's Emerald Pools

On trail to Emerald Pools

Early evening reflection on Middle Emerald Pool

Zion's canyon walls reflect on the Virgin River along the trail to The Narrows

View from Weeping Rock

Rocks that look like rope

Contrasting colors on the trail to Zion's Observation Point

A natural tunnel on trail to Observation Point

Light at the end of a tunnel

Looking out from a cave on the trail to Canyon Overlook

The view from Zion's Canyon Overlookl

Walking Zion's sandstone formations at South Ariel Peak

Lonesome tree at South Ariel Peak

Wind and water carve strange and wonderful patterns into the sandstone of South Ariel Peak

Hummingbird visits our hotel room patio

Evening settles into Zion Canyon along the Virgin River

Sunset and moonrise meet on our final night in Zion

All photos © 1998-2016 Abe Kleinfeld unless noted otherwise

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