November 5, 2013

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah

Photograph by Bill Hatcher, National Geographic

A tributary of the Escalante River flows through Coyote Gulch in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah. The park covers 1.9 million acres of cliffs, terraces, and canyons and is popular with hikers, campers, and climbers.

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