Goblin Valley State Park

Goblin and Moon

Goblin Valley State Park in central Utah is one of the most remote and isolated parks in the state. It is populated with curious shapes of Entrada Sandstone with generally smooth rounded features that are the result of spheroidal weathering. These unique shapes are fanciful and fun-filled forms reminiscent of the forms young children make in clay. Continue Reading


Zion National Park

Pine Creek

Zion National Park offers 229 square miles of high plateaus laced with mazes of deep narrow canyons formed by the Virgin River and its tributaries. 2,000 foot cliffs of Navajo Sandstone and other formations provide elevations from 3,666 feet at Coal Pits Wash to 8,726 feet at Horse Ranch Mountain. This trip we hiked along Pine Creek. Continue Reading