25 November, 2012


Canyonlands National Park, Utah, colorado river, national park, colorado plateau, national geographic

Photograph by Peter McBride, National Geographic

"The Loop," six miles above the confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers, snakes its way through Canyonlands National Park, a remote expanse in southeastern Utah. Canyonlands protects one of the most unspoiled areas of the vast Colorado Plateau, full of canyon mazes, unbroken scarps, and sandstone pillars.