Quick Cathedral Valley Trip


Jan 17, 2012
Saturday, March 23, 2013

The Original Trip Report on ADVENTR.CO

This wasn't supposed to be a quick trip. I was planning on camping at the Cathedral Valley Campground and spending the entire weekend in the area, however the cold temperatures and strong winds made me change my mind while I was out there. Instead I drove part of the loop and made a few stops at some of the overlooks and then drove north to I-70 through the San Rafael Swell to make a big loop back home.

The Bentonite Hills and Thousand Lake Mountain in the background.

Bentonite Hills by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

An easy road when dry, but it would be no fun when wet.

Slippery When Wet by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

I stopped by the Temple of the Sun and the Moon.

Temple of the Sun by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

I-70 snaking through the San Rafael Reef on my way back home.

Spotted Wolf Canyon by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

Storm over the Swell.

Swell Storm by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

I stopped at Danish Flat for a quick photo of the clouds over the landscape.

Danish Flat by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

>> Cathedral Valley Photo Gallery

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