Larry & Cheryl's 2009 Travels travel blog

From Nevada thru the corner of AZ

Virgin River gorge in Arizona

Virgin River

Red rock scenery beginning to show

Welcome to Utah

Pretty scenery along the road

Some interesting geology ahead

Heading down the ed Ckuffs hiking trail

Red Cliffs Recreation Area

Beautiful hike along Red Cliffs

The beginning of spring in the desert

Looking back at our campgound from trail

Red rock cliffs in St. George city

St. George Elks on a hill

Nice Elks RV parking agains the cliffs

St. George Elks honors the Veterans

View from Elks Lounge patio

View from our rig

Quail Creek State Park reservoir

more Quail Creek reservoir

Cool rock formaitons along Quail Creek

View towards the campground from Quail Creek

We traveled from Pahrump, Nevada through the corner of Arizona up to St. George, UT. The cliffs of the Virgin River gorge are high as the green river snakes along the highway at the bottom, then the scenery begins to turn into the red rock formations of Utah.

We are staying at St. George Western Horizons in Hurricane about 10 miles past St. George. The view from our rig is snow capped mountains and red cliffs. While here we hiked the local trails along Red Cliffs Recreation Area and Quail Creek State Park Reservoir. The reservoir is deep blue surrounded by red rock formations.

The resort is mostly Canadians waiting for the weather to warm before heading home from their wintering in the south, and they gave us tips on traveling north. We visited the beautiful St. George Elks Lodge which backs up to bright red rock cliffs, and is decorated with statues and plaques honoring Veterans. The lodge is surrounded by gorgeous rock formations that can be viewed from their lounge patio.

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