Author Archives: Merilee

Rainy day in Canyonlands

May 12, 2017 Canyonlands National Park San Juan County, Utah Driving into Canyonlands National Park, I was distracted by the “open range” sign and there was cattle all over the road.  An RV hit a cow right in front of … Continue reading

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Sunrise in Arches

Moab, Utah May 6, 2017 The light and colors are so beautiful in Arches National Park at sunrise.  I enjoyed a solitary photo shoot today.  The colors where fleeting but at the Courthouse Wash there is a 360 degree view … Continue reading

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Saturday on the water

Saguaro Lake Tonto National Forest, Arizona March 25, 2017 We spent a lovely morning touring Saguaro Lake on the scenic Desert Belle.  It was a perfect spring day to enjoy the water and the spring desert colors. A view of … Continue reading

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Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Superior, Arizona February 22, 2017 The Boyce Thompson Arboretum is one of my favorite photo hikes as spring arrives in the Senoran Desert.  It has over a 100 acres of gardens featuring plants from desert ecosystems around the world. Come … Continue reading

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Arches National Park

Moab, Utah September 27, 2016 Arches National Park is one of the most popular national parks.  It has a rugged desert beauty.  One can discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The … Continue reading

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Geyser Pass

Manti-La-Sal National Forest Moab, Utah September 26, 2016 There is a very scenic back country off the LaSal Loop Rd in Moab, Utah.  Geyser Pass Rd winds up to Geyser Pass and then down the other side of the LaSal … Continue reading

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