Capitol Reef - switchbacks of the Burr Trail

This is a photo of switchbacks of the Burr Trail.

Detailed Description

This view is looking down (east) into the bowl-shaped valley that is home to the historic switchbacks of the Burr Trail in southern Capitol Reef National Park. The road cuts through a narrow gorge in the hogback ridge of steeply eastward-dipping Navajo Sandstone in the Waterpocket Monocline.


Image Dimensions: 800 x 600

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Location Taken: US