Our current location at Archview RV Park is close to two National Parks and at least one major State Park.
On Thursday we headed over to Arches National Park. I could post several hundred images of what we saw there, but I will try to limit it to a few.
|One of the many enormous fins of sandstone. This is several city blocks long.|
Of course I can't have a post about rocks without at least one dead tree.
These are called the North and South Window, but other rock people would prefer to call them The Spectacles.
The more you look at rocks, the more things you start to see.
We called this group the Three Kings:
Then I spotted this grumpy bearded man:
This cloud formation seemed to mimic the rock pile to the left:
It did get a bit stormy for a short while. We stayed in the Jeep and had our lunch sandwiches during a brief cloudburst, but it passed and the sunshine returned.
Of the "over two thousand" arches in the park, the Double Arch was one of our favorites. Notice how tiny the people look!
There are many odd piles of rock in the park. One wonders why some tumble down and some stay up. This is the most famous of the balancing rocks.
We will be going back for at least one more day since we still have so much to see, but it probably won't be until next week sometime.
Meanwhile these are a couple of local residents we saw:
As Judy would say: "The End"!