Utah

Jordanelle / Heber Valley Descent – Bad Roads for RVs

Jordanelle Valley Descent – Bad Roads for RVs

Jordanelle / Heber Valley Descent – Bad Roads for RVs is on U.S. Highway 40/ U.S. Highway 189, twelve miles north of Heber City, Utah. It is steep and should be avoided in the winter. Of course, you could say that RVs should avoid traveling in the winter in the Rocky Mountains and I would …

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Hyrum Lake State Park

Lake View, Campsite, view, Hyrum Lake State Park, Logan, Utah

This picture is from Hyrum State Park in north-central Utah.  This is a very nice lake with plenty of visitors even in early May especially in contrast to Huntington Lake State Park, which we had all to ourselves. In the last week, we had snow showers and small hail followed by lots of rain. We …

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Heber City, Utah

Campground view, Heber Utah

The best way to get to our next stop in Heber City, Utah is west through Spanish Fork Canyon then east through Provo Canyon. We targeted staying in Provo, but the campground at Heber City came with a high recommendation and we went with it. Just south of Provo, we stopped to see Tami’s aunt …

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Huntington Lake State Park

Our campsite at Huntington Lake State Park

Huntington, Utah isn’t nearly as remote as Bluff Utah, but it isn’t on the way main road, so it is unknown. For us, Huntington was a detour that put us in a great location to visit a few off-the-radar locations. We stayed at Huntington Lake State Park and we were one of the few RVs …

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Wind Whistle

Wind Whistle Campground View Monticello Utah

Wind Whistle is 26 miles north of Monticello and one thousand feet lower in elevation. It is to the west of Highway 191 and near the south end of Canyonlands National Park. Because it is at 6000 feet it is cooler than the temperatures at Moab but warmer than Monticello. It is still windy, as …

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Monticello

La Sal Mountains View Monticello Utah

After departing Sand Island, we drove north to Monticello, Utah. Cold weather was arriving and electricity is available at the RV Park, in town and we again had cell service.  The picture is looking west from Monticello, Utah at part of Bears Ears National Monument at a mountain cluster, at the Manti Sal National Forest …

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Bears Ears

Valley of the Gods Mexican Hat Utah

Bears Ears National Monument is north of Bluff, Utah, and west of Cortez, Colorado. Overall it is bigger than many small states. Bluff, Utah After seeing my brother and driving back from Albuquerque, we spent one more night at Navajo Dam. Yesterday we moved about 140 miles to Bluff Utah. It is hard to find …

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Camping at Sand Hollow

View of Sand Canyon Recreation area, Saint George, Utah

Brrrr, yes that is snow from last night in the mountains just north of us.  We’re near Zion National Park. Camping at Sand Hollow, a state park near Saint George Utah. Saint George is just north of the Utah/Arizona border and March may be a little early to visit. It is surrounded by mountains and …

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