The Peculiar South Coyote Buttes


Located within Vermilion Cliffs National Monument on the Utah/ Arizona border, this landscape is one of a kind.  Sandstone anomalies produced through millions of years of erosion has given this place its look. And its not easy to get to especially on a cold, windy day.

 

Unusually shaped and colored rock formations make up the landscape at South Coyote Buttes at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona

 

Unusually shaped and colored rock formations make up the landscape at South Coyote Buttes at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona

 

s-coyote-buttes_7004The road was difficult.

 

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Unusually shaped and colored rock formations make up the landscape at South Coyote Buttes at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona

 

Unusually shaped and colored rock formations make up the landscape at South Coyote Buttes at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona

 

Unusually shaped and colored rock formations make up the landscape at South Coyote Buttes at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona

 

Unusually shaped and colored rock formations make up the landscape at South Coyote Buttes at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona

 

Unusually shaped and colored rock formations make up the landscape at South Coyote Buttes at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona

 

Unusually shaped and colored rock formations make up the landscape at South Coyote Buttes at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona

 

 

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12 comments

  1. That road looks like lots of fun. It’s hard to believe it was cold when the sky is so blue, but your clothing tells another story.

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  2. I’m so jealous! Guess I should add this to my bucket list too!

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  3. Absolutely stunning images 🙂

    Thank you so much for sharing and have a beautiful day ahead 🙂

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  4. Stunning captures and this awesome place is another list into my bucket list.

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  5. Astounding formations – your great photos show them beautifully, Mike.

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  6. Wonderful photos! My daughter and I have visited the Moab area of Utah, and just love it. I had never heard of Vermillion Cliffs, but it looks like my kind of place. Would love to visit there (perhaps in warmer weather)!

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