Morrell Cabin Trail in Cathedral Valley, UT | Pt. VI

The Beta This quick little walk to a historic cabin is a good way to break up your driving. Park on the side of the road, out of the way of traffic, and take the short trail to the cabin! Learning about the history of the parks helps me appreciate the beauty and preservation of … Continue reading Morrell Cabin Trail in Cathedral Valley, UT | Pt. VI

Upper South Desert & Cathedral Valley Overlooks, Capitol Reef, Ut | PT. V

After we completed the short Lower South Desert Overlook trail, We finally entered the park! We made sure to get our photo in front of the sign, a tradition for all National Parks we enter! We scurried back into our car as rain droplets started to come down on us. we drove a little bit … Continue reading Upper South Desert & Cathedral Valley Overlooks, Capitol Reef, Ut | PT. V

Lower South Desert Overlook, Cathedral Valley, UT | Pt. IV

The Beta Our first "hike" on this trip through the rugged Cathedral Valley district was a little overlook trail on a spur road off of the main highway. Travel down the road, called the "Upper South Desert Overlook Spur", crossing into Capitol Reef National Park (there's a small sign), and take the road all the … Continue reading Lower South Desert Overlook, Cathedral Valley, UT | Pt. IV

Bentonite Hills in Capitol Reef National Park, UT | PT. III

Ah, the famous Betonite Hills in Cathedral Valley. I've seen dozens and dozens of photos from similar places, but I'm not sure I've actually seen photos from the ones in Capitol Reef! These hills are absolutely stunning. We were lucky enough to camp alongside these hills for a night in the Utah desert, and it … Continue reading Bentonite Hills in Capitol Reef National Park, UT | PT. III

The Temple of the Sun and Moon in Cathedral Valley, UT | PT. I

If you want to see some impressive monoliths, Cathedral Valley in Capitol Reef is your next destination. These towering monoliths lay claim to this beautiful desert expanse, rising out of the ground hundreds of feet in the air.