Oak Creek Canyon

Yesterday we followed Kathy to one of her favorite spots, an overlook at the head of Oak Creek Canyon. This canyon is somewhat unique because in addition to being formed by a stream flowing through it a fault line runs the length of the gorge. This slip fault has resulted in the eastern side of the canyon to be many hundreds of feet lower than the west side.

IMG_4825 Large Web view

This little park features an Indian crafts bazaar,

IMG_4832 Large Web view

and a short trail along the rim and woods.

IMG_4847 Large Web view

I had a good time taking some close ups of items along the trail.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Of course I never pass up the opportunity to photograph Jean.

IMG_4848 Large Web view

It was a nice lazy afternoon followed by a drive to Williams for a return visit to the Red Raven restaurant. We ate there a year and a half ago and loved it. It hasn’t changed and the food was terrific once more.


About Paul

I'm retired, but working at painting, photography, and song writing. We like to travel and paint plein air in new places. Of course that's also where photography comes into the picture, so to speak. Sometimes I get inspired to write songs about the people and places we visit.
This entry was posted in Arizona, Flagstaff, Retirement, Travel and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Oak Creek Canyon

  1. I remember a lovely little hike up Oak Creek Canyon years ago. Sounds like a lovely day! Cheers, ace

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.