camping: No Longer Starving! - 08/14/08 05:47 AM
I had the opportunity to get a picture of Starvation Reservoir near Duchesne, Utah. It got it,s name because a rancher tried to raise cattle in this area and they all starved. In 1970 the reservoir was built and now there is more irrigation water to that area. If you enjoy fishing for wall eye and small mouthed bass this is the place to go. The area also is great for swimming, water skiing, boating, sailing, camping. It is about an hour from Vernal coming from the east side of the state, or 2 hours from Salt Lake coming from the west side of … (9 comments)

camping: Here's Looking at You! - 07/20/08 09:42 AM
 
 
Red Cloud Loop Area North of Vernal Utah
 

 
We recently went four wheeling up at Red Cloud Loop. It is 14 miles from Vernal Utah. If you enjoy camping, hiking, snowmobiling, petroglyphs, horseback riding, picnicking, caving, boating, and of course wildlife this is a place to check out! If you love flowers like I do you will love the wildflowers in the area. I will post some of the ones I saw in June in a later post.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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camping: Red Fleet - Vernal Utah - 07/18/08 08:40 AM
 Red fleet Reservoir was named after the Navajo sandstone buttes nearby. The three formations look like a red fleet of ships.
This area has great scenery, dinosaur tracks, fishing, boating, camping, or stop in and have a picnic.
They found more than 200 bipedal tracks on the reservoir shoreline. Check them out by boat or hiking the trail. These tracks are more than 200 million years old. As you travel up to Red Fleet the rock formations are labeled as to which prehistoric period they come from.
The Red Fleet Reservoir area is approximately 10 miles from Vernal, Utah.
 

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