The south entrance to Park Avenue with a wall of ‘skyscrapers’ on the rgiht
I’m not talking about New York City’s famous street, but the aptly named scenic trail in part of Arches National Park in Utah.
Early travellers noticed the similarities between the sandstone walls and spires and the skyscrapers along New York’s Park Avenue. The name has stuck. Of course, the main difference is that these western ‘skyscrapers’ have been sculpted by Mother Nature.
The trail is only a mile long and we were lucky enough to start at the south end, which meant the route was downhill all the way. It starts with a few stairs and a concrete path that turns into an unsurfaced, but well-defined trail.
Nefertiti’s Head is unmistakable at the south end of Park Avenue
Some of the landmarks along and near Park Avenue are Nefertiti’s Head, the Courthouse Towers, Baby Arch, Ring…
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