A Swell Tour | Sunday

Sunday, April 18, 2010

After packing up camp on Sunday morning, I revisited the San Rafael Bridge in the light before we took off.

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Then I stopped at the Buckhorn Wash Pictograph Panel again, this time in some better lighting.

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We continued along the Buckhorn Draw Road and then headed west on the Oil Well Dome Road to Castle Dale. This road followed part of the Old Spanish Trail.

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Our next destination was Kimball Draw

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Then we descended into Cat Canyon

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We found just enough snow at the bottom of Cat Canyon for a snowball fight 🙂

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Our next stop was an overlook of Reds Canyon

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On our way back from the overlook, we spotted two wild horses nearby.

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After photographing the horses we were back on the trail and headed for the Copper Globe Mine

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Headed back to the interstate.

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Once we reached I-70, we started on our way back home. I had to stop at the Spotted Wolf Canyon view area, because I love the way I-70 snakes through the San Rafael Reef.

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…but before finishing the drive home, we made one last detour to see the Three Finger Petroglyph Panel.

Driving along the San Rafael Reef

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Three Finger Petroglyphs

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Then it was back to the highway and we were home in time for dinner 🙂

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It was another great trip to the San Rafael Swell.


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