Tag Archives: Cedar Mesa

Today’s Photo: Door in McCloyd Canyon, Utah

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Today’s Photo: Hand print in Butler Wash

Handprint Hand-print located in “Ballroom Cave”, Butler Wash, San Juan County, Utah.

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Today’s Photo: Cedar Mesa Pothole

The nearest water for several miles, this pothole is situated on the edge of Cedar Mesa, overlooking the Valley of the Gods.  It is home to assorted shrimp, frogs and various water insects, and provides drinking water for numerous wildlife … Continue reading

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Today’s Photo: “The Citadel” on Cedar Mesa, Utah

Located within the Road Canyon WSA, “The Citadel” is situated out at the end of a narrow finger of land on Cedar Mesa, San Juan County, Utah.

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Today’s Photo: Ruins in Grand Gulch, San Juan County, Utah

Ruins located near the mouth of Rope Canyon in lower Grand Gulch Primitive Area, Cedar Mesa, Utah.

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Cedar Mesa and Surrounds

A very cooperative leopard lizard along the trail to Fishmouth Cave on Comb Ridge, located in San Juan County, Utah.

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A Cedar Mesa Cliff Dwelling

At first glance it seems impossible to access, but there is a cliff dwelling located out on the end of this narrow “causeway.”  Just don’t misstep–it’s a long way down.

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Comb Ridge Grinding Slab

Comb Ridge is located in San Juan County, Utah and is administered by the Monticello Field Office, BLM.  The Comb is a must visit, along with the rest of Cedar Mesa.  You can get information on road conditions, water availability, … Continue reading

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Vertigo…

Despite my love for rock climbing, I have a healthy respect for (fear of) heights.  It applies to myself and anybody standing nearby.  When walking to the edge of some canyon overlook, I will be the first person to say … Continue reading

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The Moki, Moqui, Mokee Dugway…

I will always remember the first time I looked down the Mokee Dugway.  I was starting off my summer, working as a seasonal ranger on Cedar Mesa.  As we stood on the edge of the drop-off Laura, my supervisor and one of … Continue reading

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