Sevenmile Canyon

31 Pictures: 1-20 , 20-31

Sevenmile CanyonSevenmile Canyon (10/15/2005) Near the start of Sevenmile Canyon road.

Navajo Sandstone TowersNavajo Sandstone Towers (10/15/2005) Navajo Sandstone cliffs above Sevenmile Canyon.

Sandstone in ShadowSandstone in Shadow (10/15/2005) Navajo Sandstone cliffs in Sevenmile Canyon.

Balanced RockBalanced Rock (10/15/2005) Outcropping in Sevenmile Canyon.

Dusk in the CanyonDusk in the Canyon (10/15/2005) Dusk in the canyon.

Balanced RockBalanced Rock (10/15/2005) A balanced Rock in Sevenmile Canyon.

Canyon CliffsCanyon Cliffs (10/15/2005) Looking up toward the rim of Sevenmile Canyon.

Moon Over ArchesMoon Over Arches (10/15/2005) Full moon over Arches viewed from Sevenmile Canyon (the road to Dead Horse Point.) You can see highway 191 into Moab.

Moon over CanyonsMoon over Canyons (10/15/2005) Moon over Arches National Monument.

Seven Mile Canyon at DuskSeven Mile Canyon at Dusk (10/15/2005) Seven Mile Canyon at dusk.

Desert MoonDesert Moon (10/15/2005) The Moon from Sevenmile Canyon

Desert MoonDesert Moon (10/15/2005) The desert moo at dusk.

Monitor and MerrimacMonitor and Merrimac (10/15/2005) Monitor and Merrimac Buttes from Sevenmile Canyon road. Click picture to read about the layers of sandstone in this picture.

Desert MoonDesert Moon (10/15/2005)

Desert at DuskDesert at Dusk (10/15/2005) I took this shot while searching for a campsite.

GapGap (10/20/2005) Highway 191 passes through this gap on the way to Moab.

Arches National ParkArches National Park (10/20/2005) The Arches National Park area viewed from highway 191 into Moab.

AltimaAltima (10/20/2005) My car on a trip to Moab. Arches National Park is in the distance.

Canyon WallsCanyon Walls (10/20/2005) Nobs on the walls towering over seven mile canyon.

Camping in the WashCamping in the Wash (10/20/2005) The BLM is closing several of these camps in the 7 mile canyon area. The BLM does not want to build pit toilets in a flood plain.

31 Pictures: 1-20 , 20-31

Sevenmile Canyon

Utah State Highway 313 branches off Highway 191 just shy of Arches National Park on the road from I70 to Moab. The road climbs through Sevenmile Canyon to Dead Horse Point and the Island in the Sky region of Canyonlands.

This used to be a good place to find camping for Moab trips. When I visited the canyon in 2005, there were signs indicating that several of the campgrounds in the wash were scheduled for closure.

There are several "primative" campgrounds. These campgrounds do not have facilities. Campers are required to bring their own toilet (such as you find in many RVs.)


Context: Desert

Arches National Park (151 pictures) On a clear day, Sevenmile Canyon provides stunning views of Arches National Park.

Moab, Utah (138 pictures) The Canyon is about 10 miles north of Moab.


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