Bryce Canyon Sunset

The Sun, The Moon & The Stars In Bryce Canyon Country

Bryce Canyon Country's rich, red-mineral rock has made it one of the top spots to view jaw-dropping sunrises and sunsets. What's more, the region has one of the darkest skies in North America, making it a prime destination for moonlit walks and stargazing adventures. Scenery at Sunrise & Sunset…

The Grand Staircase - Upper Steps

In our prior post about the Grand Staircase we addressed the steps in the staircase that begin with the Grand Canyon and then move north toward the Vermillion and White Cliffs. In this post we talk about the northern upper steps of these geologic layers. These gray formations are found below the…

Aquarius Plateau

Utah’s Aquarius, Markagunt and Paunsaugunt plateaus are all part of the High Plateaus Section of the Colorado Plateau. Each plateau is defined by varied topography such as the lava fields and forested highlands of the Markagunt, rugged cliffs and dense alpine forests of the Aquarius, and the…

Paunsaugunt Plateau

Extending from the Sevier Plateau in the north to the Pink Cliffs in the south, and bordered by the Sunset Cliffs to the west and Bryce Canyon to the east, the Paunsaugunt Plateau offers some of the most breathtaking views in southern Utah. The plateau features an elevation range of 7,000 to 9,300…

Markagunt Plateau

The Markagunt Plateau is one of the forested highlands that make up the High Plateaus section of the Colorado Plateau. The Markagunt covers about 800 square miles mostly within Dixie National Forest, including Cedar Breaks National Monument. The ski resort town of Brian Head is its highest point at…