October 7-18
A hiking vacation with Jim & Janet Windham and Jo & Bill Farschman

Salt Lake City

We took a tour that included a drive through Salt Lake City, a visit to the Great Salt Lake and a visit the Kennecott Utah Copper Mine, also known as the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine, the largest and richest copper mine in history.

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Zion National Park

In the 2 days at Zion we hiked up the Lower and Upper Emerald Pools, the Riverside Walk and the Pa'rus Trail

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Bryce Canyon National Park

We spent 3 nights at Bryce Canyon. We stopped and admired most of the views at the observation points. We spent on morning hiking the Navajo/ Queen uarden Trail and another hiking the complete Navajo trail.

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Grand Staircase Escalante NM

A scenic drive we took, connecting Bryce Canyon to Canyonlands, stopping at the Kiva Koffee House along the way.

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Capitol Reef National Park

We hiked the Grand Wash roundtrip trail. As we left the park we stopped and Jim to took some pictures of the Petroglyphs and then as we rounded the corner, we ran into several immature Big Horn Sheep.

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Goblin Valley State Park

The location where they shot the Tim Allen movie, "Galaxy Quest", we were amazed at this wonderful park.

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Canyonlands National Park

Over parts of 2-days we hiked and climbed Mesa Arch and visited Canyonlands' Islands in the Sky.

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Dead Horse Point State Park

We checked out Dead Horse Point and went for about a 2 1/2 mile hike.

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Arches National Park

We spent 3-days in Moab. From there we spent about 2-days hiking in Arches National Park.

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Needles Overlook-Wilsons Arch

For our last day, we drove to the Needles Observation Point and we climbed Wilson's Arch.

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map-Utah2014  A: Salt Lake City ---------- B: Zion NP ---------- C: Bryce Canyon NP ---------- D: Capitol Reef NP ---------- E: Moab ---------- F: Salt Lake City