Tall Tales From The Field

Springtime at Zion Country-Southern Utah

Recent rainstorms have produced dramatic skies and flowering Prickly Pear Cactus here in Southern Utah. Next post will showcase images from the surreal Wahweap Hoodoos.

Prickly Pear Cactus blooms in the spring at Zion National Park, Utah

Prickly Pear Cactus blooms in the spring at Zion National Park, Utah

White puffy clouds surround Eagle Crags near Zion National Park, Utah

White puffy clouds surround Eagle Crags near Zion National Park, Utah

Storm clouds surround Gooseberry Mesa near Zion National Park, Utah

Storm clouds surround Gooseberry Mesa near Zion National Park, Utah

Storm clouds and Cholla Cactus surround Mt Kinesava at Zion National Park, Utah

Storm clouds and Cholla Cactus surround Mt Kinesava at Zion National Park, Utah

The sun sets on the sandstone walls near Zion National Park, Utah

The sun sets on the sandstone walls near Zion National Park, Utah

An old road meanders through the landscape at Zion National Park, Utah

An old road meanders through the landscape at Zion National Park, Utah

Storm clouds surround Hurricane Mesa near Zion National Park, Utah

Storm clouds surround Hurricane Mesa near Zion National Park, Utah

Storm clouds surround Mt Kinesava at Zion National Park, Utah

Storm clouds surround Mt Kinesava at Zion National Park, Utah

A cactus flower blooms in the spring at Zion National Park, Utah

A cactus flower blooms in the spring at Zion National Park, Utah

Spring flowers bloom near Zion National Park, Utah

Spring flowers bloom near Zion National Park, Utah

Storm clouds surround Mt Kinesava at Zion National Park, Utah

Storm clouds surround Mt Kinesava at Zion National Park, Utah

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2 responses

  1. Beautiful photos!

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    May 15, 2015 at 9:02 AM

  2. Beautiful images – someday I would love to witness the desert in bloom, it must be quite special.

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    May 15, 2015 at 10:04 AM

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