Northeast Mojave Desert
Utah Mojave Desert
By 1854 the LDS Church had established an Indian mission at Santa Clara, two miles north of the St. George Valley. In 1857 and 1858 experimental farms were set up to the east and west of where St. George was to be built. While touring the experimental desert farms in May 1861, Brigham Young predicted ...
Zion National Park
Massive canyon walls ascend toward a brilliant blue sky. To experience Zion, you need to walk among the towering cliffs, or challenge your courage in a small narrow canyon. These unique sandstone cliffs range in color from ...
Led by Captains John T. Baker and Alexander Fancher, a California-bound wagon train from Arkansas camped in the valley below this monument in the late summer of 1857 during the time of the so-called ...