Day 1 Capitol Gorge Trail, Petroglyphs by Willis Chung
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  1. Willis Chung's Gallery
  2. 2017May Capitol Reef National Park, Utah
  3. Day 1 Capitol Gorge Trail, PetroglyphsDay 1 Capitol Gorge Trail, Petroglyphs
Penstemon Utahensis, Utah Penstemon
This was in the orchard in Fruita, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Beetle on Lupinus Caudatus, Tailcup Lupine
This was in the orchard in Fruita, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Beetle on Lupinus Caudatus, Tailcup Lupine
This was in the orchard in Fruita, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Meeting of RoadTreks! My RoadTrek on the right, a newer RoadTrek on the left.
Scenic Drive, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Driving south on Scenic Drive towards Capitol Gorge trailhead.
Scenic Drive, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Sun shining through a gap in the clouds along Scenic Drive.
Scenic Drive, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Checking out the details on the Capitol Gorge Trailhead. I should have read the sign!
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
At the trailhead there is a shelter for picnics. I wonder where the other trail leads to.
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Eaton’s Penstemon
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Petroglyphs along the north wall of the canyon.
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Wide angle view of the petroglyphs
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
The petroglyphs to the east.
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Bush in the oblique afternoon sun.
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Pale evening-primrose (Oenothera pallida)
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Pale evening-primrose (Oenothera pallida)
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Canyon floor with sun shining directly down it.
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
An Ephedra viridis shrub on the wall, also known as Mormon Tea.
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Giant black carpenter bee feeding on small-leafed globemallow (Sphaeralcea parvifolia)
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Giant black carpenter bee feeding on small-leafed globemallow (Sphaeralcea parvifolia)
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Giant black carpenter bee feeding on small-leafed globemallow (Sphaeralcea parvifolia)
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Giant black carpenter bee feeding on small-leafed globemallow (Sphaeralcea parvifolia)
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Coming up to a branch in the trail. Main trail to the right, smaller canyon to the left.
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Looking back at the sun as it starts to get shady in the canyon.
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Looking up the smaller canyon to the north.
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
View looking up at the stone columns above the canyon.
Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA
Drove to the town of Torrey, west of the park, for dinner. View of the park from the restaurant.
Sun setting on the ridges of Capitol Reef from the Rim Rock Restaurant.
Penstemon Utahensis, Utah Penstemon Beetle on Lupinus Caudatus, Tailcup Lupine Beetle on Lupinus Caudatus, Tailcup Lupine Meeting of RoadTreks! My RoadTrek on the right, a newer RoadTrek on the left. Driving south on Scenic Drive towards Capitol Gorge trailhead. Sun shining through a gap in the clouds along Scenic Drive. Checking out the details on the Capitol Gorge Trailhead. I should have read the sign! At the trailhead there is a shelter for picnics. I wonder where the other trail leads to. Eaton’s Penstemon Petroglyphs along the north wall of the canyon. Wide angle view of the petroglyphs The petroglyphs to the east. Bush in the oblique afternoon sun. Pale evening-primrose (Oenothera pallida) Pale evening-primrose (Oenothera pallida) Canyon floor with sun shining directly down it. An Ephedra viridis shrub on the wall, also known as Mormon Tea. Giant black carpenter bee feeding on small-leafed globemallow (Sphaeralcea parvifolia) Giant black carpenter bee feeding on small-leafed globemallow (Sphaeralcea parvifolia) Giant black carpenter bee feeding on small-leafed globemallow (Sphaeralcea parvifolia) Giant black carpenter bee feeding on small-leafed globemallow (Sphaeralcea parvifolia) Coming up to a branch in the trail. Main trail to the right, smaller canyon to the left. Looking back at the sun as it starts to get shady in the canyon. Looking up the smaller canyon to the north. View looking up at the stone columns above the canyon. Drove to the town of Torrey, west of the park, for dinner. View of the park from the restaurant. Sun setting on the ridges of Capitol Reef from the Rim Rock Restaurant.
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