Island In The Sky

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D50
State/Province/Region
UT
Country
US
Nearest Area
Canyonlands National Park
Town
Moab UT
Brief Directions

From the town of Moab UT drive north on US 191 to its junction with SR 313. Take that road up to and into the park. Follow the park road until it intersects the road to Upheaval Dome. Take that road to the Holeman Spring Canyon Overlook.

Notes

The best time of day to photograph this site is from the early morning till mid afternoon as the evening sunset is directly to the west of this site and lights the opposite side of this area causing the immediate foreground to silhouette.

Description

This photograph looks westward from the Island in the Sky section of Canyonlands NP. The view is over the Holeman Spring Basin towards the far distant Glen Canyon NRA. The butte in the center distance is known as "Birthday Cake."

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Date Added
May 17, 2012
Date Taken
May 17, 2012