Blanding Landmarks

THE 5 BEST Blanding Sights & Landmarks

Blanding Landmarks

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  • virignia n
    Meridian, MS103 contributions
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    The views were absolutely stunning !! And please do Moki Dugway and see the Goosenecks park ( it’s a 10 minute detour ) . The drive out of Bears ears monument was as amazing as the trails
    Written March 13, 2024
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  • Richard N
    Stroud, UK447 contributions
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    We were tipped off about the Burning House at Mule Canyon by Jeremy, a Ranger in the Needles Visitor Centre of Canyonlands.

    We had time on the way to Natural Bridges so decided to stop off to see the Burning House. Firstly, the signposting is terrible as it was really difficult to find. We walked down hill along a track from a car parking area and found a small sign towards Burning House.

    There then followed a signless hour and a quarter struggle through sand and occasionally bare rock to eventually find the Burning House. Yes, it's very interesting, scenic and impressive but was it worth the effort and stress on a very hot day?
    Written October 2, 2023
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  • Randy S
    Northern Virginia, VA145 contributions
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    Easy hike of no more than one mile roundtrip. At the time of year we walked there were yellow sagebrush in bloom everywhere - a sea of yellow - so beautiful. These cliff dwellings are amazing - just seeing a large perfect rectangular opening that was likely an enrtry makes you wonder how they could have made it so exact. The main attraction though was the peace and quiet - no hundreds of people clamoring for a view - there were only a half dozen or so. I guess everyone comes to UT for the National Parks and bypass the State parks and National Monuments....which are in most cases just as good. Their loss.
    Written September 16, 2023
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  • Dave E
    Highland, CA36 contributions
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    Fantastic views of the arch. Loved climbing to see the views from the other side of the arch! Easy access!
    Written August 6, 2023
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  • Brssjunk
    Tucson, AZ1,277 contributions
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    In the autumn, the walk to the House on Fire is marvelous. The canyon is beautiful and the walk is not difficult except for a few places where you cross the creek. There are places where the bottom of the creek is damp.
    The House on Fire is up on a large rock outcrop which has beautiful yellow and red striations which make the cliff appear to be on fire.
    The hike is well worth it and the photography along both the canyon and at the ruins is incredible.
    Written October 27, 2022
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  • Violette54
    Payson, AZ5,086 contributions
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    It was a treat to see water here. The area is parched and showcases the power of water in a landscape primarily defined by its absence. There is a sand parking area on the north end of the bridge. UT St. Hwy. 95 (my photos for this area are under that heading) is the route that crosses here and it is usually uncrowded. So it was nice to park and walk out onto the bridge (there is a narrow walking area) and listen to the stillness as the brown Coloroado flows quietly under the bridge. It is moving quickly but it is spent from the Cataract Canyon further up stream. It's bright, hot, and dry here and the area shows this, except for the green around at the edges of the water. The bridge is almost a surprise and has a dramatic span.
    Written June 9, 2019
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  • matte0gr
    Rome, Italy28 contributions
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    I was surprised on how close and easily accessible are the ruins. Moreover they do not attract big groups, so we could enjoy the short walk down the small creek and the ruins all alone in pure contemplation. Visit the Edge of the Cedars Museum first to better understand what you will see at the ruins. Look for 'Five Mesa' to find them. This is how they are called now on maps. So close to Blanding you could barely visit them without the car
    Written August 26, 2018
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  • Sally Thoe Downs
    Albuquerque, NM5,388 contributions
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    Cave Towers is an impressive Ancestral Puebloan site consisting of the fragile remains of seven structures sitting atop the rim of Mule Canyon. This particular site dates to roughly 1250 CE and the arrangement of structures – some of which were likely towers while others were above-ground kivas – may imply defensive uses. These Indian Towers are accessed from south side of Hw95 in between Mile Marker 102 and 103. There is a gate to a spur road that we open and drive through. The gate has to be closed once we pass through. The spur road should be considered 4 WD only but the road is short and it’s easy to park near the gate and walk to the towers. There are seven towers in various states of decay located on the left (east) and right (west) sides of the rim. Much of the first storey of one of the towers on the east rim is in very good shape. On the west rim a partial wall with a doorway remains. The other towers are basically piles of rubble. There is no way of knowing the exact purpose of these towers. The towers were multi-storied and their height undoubtedly provided great observation opportunities.
    Written July 5, 2021
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  • Benjamin G
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    I took the advanced canyoneering course and by far thought its was worth the cost. My favorite part was getting deep into setting up/rapelling off marginal anchors, as well as the pothol training. I feel much more confident using these techniques in canyon now. I am definitely looking forward to signing up for their rescue course in the future!
    Written June 14, 2024
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