Picture a Day #286 – Highway 95 Adventure

When we left southwestern Colorado two days ago to return home to northern California, we decided to take a different route. We had been through Moab, Utah on our way east, with a stop at Arches National Park.

 near Canyonlands National Park

This time we took Highway 95 through the red rock country south of Canyonlands National Park, crossed the  Colorado River near Lake Powell, and paused in Capitol Reef National Park.

closeup

The weather was perfect: it was mild and sunny. The scenery on this route is amazing. It is an easy drive, and with a little extra effort we made it all the way to Ely, Nevada, even after stopping on the Fishlake National Forest. Whew! Here are some highlights.

approaching the river near Hite Marina

Colorado River at Utah State Route 95

Next stop: Capitol Reef National Park!

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About J M Naszady

I am an observer of the world around me, a student of nature with the eyes of an artist, and a teacher. My interests have taken me into the water, across the meadow, through the forest, along the cliffs, and up the mountain. My latest journey has plunged me into the virtual world of words and images.
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3 Responses to Picture a Day #286 – Highway 95 Adventure

  1. Wonderful photos! Great work.

  2. Pingback: Sometimes beauty is in the timing . . . Capitol Reef National Park « Millard Fillmore's Bathtub

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