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This is the first time in Montana for both of us. Columbia Falls is located southwest of the west entrance to Glacier National Park. We parked at the LaSalle RV Park.
I don’t attempt to rank national parks and other places of natural beauty since each place offers something unique and special. But suffice it to say that Glacier National Park gave us many opportunities to feel overwhelmed with the sheer scale and beauty of what we were seeing. This place that was carved and shaped by geological forces and glaciers occupies about one million acres in northwestern Montana.
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We purchased a tour with Paria Outpost who are located in Big Water, UT, some 40 miles east of Kanab, UT. From there it was a one and 1/2 hour ride over dirt roads, requiring a high ground clearance vehicle to get to White Pocket.
I can’t explain the geology that created this phenomenon and I don’t want to over use superlatives. Suffice it to say that this is one of the most unique and interesting places we have ever seen. It is an area of approximately one square mile located in the Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness. We hope that our photos will give you some insight into the other-worldly nature of White Pocket.
Next stop: Zion National Park