We have now visited Virgin River Recreation Area twice. The first time, in March, we needed a place for a bathroom stop on our way from Death Valley NP to Zion NP.
From the web site Recreation.gov:
"Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area is located along I-15 approximately 20 miles southwest of St. George, Utah and 20 miles east of Mesquite, Nevada. The recreation area has easy access to Interstate-15 from Cedar Pocket Exit (Mile Post 18). The Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area consists of campground and day-use area. Overnight use fee is $8 per site (up to 2 vehicles) and day-use fee is $2 per vehicle."
We have often thought of this place in Nevada, but it is in the Northwest Corner of Arizona. (Lots of canyons and no cell service.)
Each trip shows a different side of the plants and the river. First the one from March 2017:
Muddy river in March! Not at all what we thought the virgin River would be. In July, we decided to stop to see the difference. We spent a nice time there and enjoyed watching the lizards. A totally different view! Take a look!
Until next time, keep on trekking!
Kay and Matt enjoy hiking all over the USA. We have a YouTube Channel to video our adventures, this blog, and we are working on building an app to allow others to go on adventures too.
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