Weeping Rock Zion
Weeping Rock offers a spectacular view down-canyon, especially of Zion's signature landmark The Great White Throne. Water that has filtered for 1200 years seeps out of the Navajo Sandstone where it meets the Kayenta Shale and forms a steady rain in front of an overhang. Enroute you pass through a sloping swamp, ....
Arizona monsoon, is a pattern of pronounced increase in thunderstorms and rainfall over large areas of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, typically occurring between July and mid September. During the monsoon, thunderstorms are fueled by daytime heating and build up during the late afternoon-early evening. Typically, these storms dissipate by late night, and the next day starts out fair, with the cycle repeating daily. The monsoon typically loses its energy by mid-September when drier and cooler conditions are reestablished over the region
Joshua Trees Sunset
What's At Red Rock Canyon? Red Rock Canyon features a one-way 13-mile scenic drive, hiking and trails, plants and wildlife, geology, camping, cultural resources and much more. Our Visitor Center offers information and interpretation about recreation opportunities. The facility also features indoor and outdoor exhibits. The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada is an area managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of its National Landscape Conservation System, and protected as a National Conservation Area
Oak Canyon Monolyphs
Sadona Arizona is a great sandstone and sand area, worth your trip as this is also a town of artists and their wares, Oak creek Canyon, south of Flagstaff, Arizona,is a must see area, full of rock formations, red, and fall color is vivid and wonderful. Not to mention the cute little creek that flows through the canyon. One of the best places to visit.
What's At Red Rock Canyon? Red Rock Canyon features a one-way 13-mile scenic drive, hiking and trails, plants and wildlife, geology, camping, cultural resources and much more. Our Visitor Center offers information and interpretation about recreation opportunities. The facility also features indoor and outdoor exhibits. And views like this sunset happen often, some with vivid color that encases the complete valley.
Sands of Death Valley
Because outside of "Lawrence of Arabia," you don't see scenery like this too often. What: The Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes are the place to be for sunrise in Death Valley. If you camp or sleep at the hotel at Stovepipe Wells, you can get up just before dawn, rush out, scramble up a dune and watch the world come to life. Nothing makes a better introduction to Death Valley than a visit to the 100-foot/30-meter-high Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. These aren't Death Valley's tallest sand dunes (those are the Eureka Dunes, which require 4WD to reach)—but they are the most accessible."The best time to visit is just before sunrise or around sunse
Utah, Zion National Park encompasses some of the most scenic canyon country in the United States. Within its 232 square miles are high plateaus, a maze of narrow, deep, sandstone canyons, and the Virgin River and its tributaries. Zion also has 2,000-foot Navajo Sandstone cliffs, pine- and juniper-clad slopes, and seeps, springs, and waterfalls supporting lush and colorful hanging gardens.
Western sword fern is among the most typical and abundant understory plants in Sitka spruce  and redwood  forests along the Pacific Coast. Sitka spruce forests are limited to a relatively narrow oceanside strip characterized by mild winters, cool summers, and abundant moisture throughout the growing season