ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT
Sandstone Erosion | Fine Art Nature Photography by Leland D Howard
Utah, southern, sandstone formations with cap rocks that look something like toad stools in the toad stools trail area of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. The so-called toadstool trail in southern Utah leads to some pretty fascinating and colorful sandstone formations. This is one the tallest "cap rocks" left balanced on a pinnacle as the softer stone around it eroded away over millions of years.
Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Staircase--Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region, 2nd (Best Easy Day Hikes Series) by Ron Adkison. $6.15. Author: Ron Adkison. Publisher: FalconGuides; Second edition (October 5, 2010). 128 pages. Hikes varying from half-hour strolls to full-day adventures, this guidebook is for everyone, including families. Show more Show less