Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Colorado National Monument Field Trip


Last Thursday afternoon, we took my dad and step-mom on a tour of the Colorado National Monument. Here are some pictures.

Entering the Colorado National Monument

A violet-green swallow spotted just off the road.

One of the most colorful birds that I've seen in Colorado.

Looking out towards Fruita, Grand Junction and the Bookcliffs.

East towards Independence Monument, Mt. Garfield & Grand Mesa.

Independence Monument. Grand Junction in background.

North-ish towards Independence Monument & Fruita.

The Coke Ovens

Cold Shivers Point

The view from Cold Shivers Point