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Red Cliffs Recreation Area, near St. George, Utah USA
Utah
Located 14 miles northeast of St. George, Utah, the Red Cliffs Recreation Area is a stunning camping and hiking destination. The panorama, looking down into Quail Creek, shows the variety of the terrain. Administered by the Bureau of Land Management inside of the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, which has been set aside to conserve, protect, and enhance ecological, scenic, wildlife, recreational, cultural, historical, natural, educational, and scientific resources. The area comes complete with dinosaur tracks and Anasazi Indian ruins. There are hiking trails and eleven campsites with drinking water and vault toilets available. The red cliffs form a backdrop to the lush riparian area along the creed bed. Despite its proximity to the city and access from the Interstate, this area remains virtually unvisited by the many tourists in the area. Access to the campground is through two tunnels that limit vehicle size to 12 feet in height or width.
Copyright: James L. Tanner
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Taken: 21/03/2012
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Tags: sandstone; utah; red; cliffs; recreation; st. george; quail; creek
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Utah is a state located in the westcentral region of the United States of America.  Utah is the 13th largest state by area, ranks 34th by population and 10th by population density of the 50 United States.  Utah was the 45th state to be admitted into the Union, on January 4, 1896. Utah is landlocked, being bordered by the states of Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Nevada on the west, Colorado on the east and Arizona to the south.  Utah is very mountainous and is a popular outing destination of the outdoorsman.  The state population is about 2.82M with 95% being Caucasian, 2.4% Asian, 1.7% Native American and 1.3% Black. The state capital and largest city is Salt Lake City.Source: wikipedia