Utah - Fall, 2001
Zion, Bryce, Escalante and Capitol Reef

Enjoy Southern Utah with us! Follow the links on the bottom and view 12 more pages of pictures and narratives. Pictures and text by Roz and narrative by Jim. Link back from the narrative to the pictures using the arrow: Link to the narrative now to read about the start of the trip:
Day
Driver
from
Place
Time in
/ Out
Miles
Comment
Hiking Miles:
Jim
Hiking Miles:
Roz
9/29
R
Denver 2:45 pm 47309 Left Denver, CO
 
 
 
J
West Vail 4:30 pm
5:00 pm
47408 Changed Drivers; Dinner at Subway
 
 
 
J
Hanging Lake 5:50 pm
7:10 pm
47465 Hiked to Hanging Lake
1.7
.5
 
J
Basalt 8:00 pm
7:45 am
47497 Spent the night
Aspenwood Lodge
 
 
9/30
J
Aspen 8:10 am
9:45 am
47516 Breakfast with Dave and Marie
 
 
 
R
View Area 2:30 pm 47757 Changed Drivers; Lunch
 
 
 
J
Junction of I-15 4:30 pm 47901 Finally!
 
 
 
R
Zion National Park
Kolob Canyon
6:00 pm
7:30 pm
47999 Hiked the Kolob Trail
Dinner at an overlook
1
1
9/30
10/1
R
Hurricane, UT 8:30 pm
10:15 am
48026 Spent the night
Motel 6
 
 
10/1
10/2
R
Zion NP 10:45 am
10:45 am
48054 Hiked to Emerald Pools; Kayenta Trail; Angels Landing; West Rim Trail
Spent the night
Zion Lodge; Left Zion via East Exit.
9
7

10/2

R
Bryce NP 1:45 pm 48142 Hiked Navajo Loop (Down and Up); Peek-a-Boo Loop; Queens Garden;
Spent the night
Ruby's Inn
5.4
1.3
10/3
R
Bryce NP     Hiked Fairyland Loop; Scenic Drive; Bristlecone Loop; Flora and Fauna; Spent the night
Ruby's Inn
8.4
1
10/4
R
Bryce NP 10:15 am 48206 Saw Sunrise at Inspiration Point; Hiked to Mossy Cave; Left Bryce
2
2
 
R
Escalante 12:00 noon 48258 Hiked Calf Creek Falls trail;
Spent the night
Circle D Motel
5.5
5.5
10/5
J
Escalante 9:40 am
5:40 am
48290
Hike at Devil's Garden; Drive on the Hole in the Wall Road; Jim Hiked to Escalante River at Egypt;
Spent the night
Circle D Motel
8.5

.5

10/6
R
Escalante 8:10 48353 Left Escalante
 
 
 
R
Capitol Reef 10:20 am
2:45 pm
48424 Capitol Reef National Park; Hiked Chimney Rock Trail; Viewed Pictographs
3.5
3.5
 
R
Hanksville 3:45 pm 48467 Lunch
 
 
 
J
Junction of I-70 4:20 pm 48510 Changed Drivers
 
 
 
J
Glenwood Springs 7:00 pm 48707 Dinner at the Village Inn
 
 
 
R
Dillon 9:25 pm 48797 Changed Drivers; Coffee
 
 
 
R
Denver 10:50 pm 48864 Home!
 
 
 
 
  8 days 1555 miles
Total hiking miles
41.6
22.3

Web Sites and Phone Numbers
http://utahcanyons.com/ This is your complete guide to the wide open spaces of Southern Utah. Explore Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef National Parks, and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, America's premier outdoor playground!
National Park Service - ParkNet - http://www.nps.gov/ - as of 1/7/02, site suspended temporarily.
On ParkNet normally, there is a list of all parks with links to maps and extensive information.
Bureau of Land Management - http://www.ut.blm.gov/monument - - as of 1/7/02, site suspended temporarily. This link would have lead you to information on Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Zion National Park Visitors Center - 1- 801-772-3256
Bryce Canyon National Park Visitors Center - 1- 435-834-5322
Escalante Interagency Visitors Center - 1-435-826-5499
Capital Reef National Park Visitors Center - 1-801-425-3791


Kolob at Zion

Zion - View from Angel's Landing

Zion - East Entrance

Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon at Sunrise

Calf Creek Falls, Escalante

Bryce Canyon Deer

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