Photographer's Note

Castle Valley, Utah is a scenic area of Wingate red sandstone along highway 128 about 20 miles north of Moab. In this view on the left is the formation called "The Priest and Nuns". The unique form on the right is "The Castleton Tower", whose bottom cone is 1,000 feet high, with the tower spire on top another 400 feet.

Highway 128 follows the Colorado River and is the Upper Colorado River Scenic Byway. The scenic Castle Valley has been film locations and tv commercials, including two westerns - Wagon Master, and Rio Grande.

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Additional Photos by Ray Anderson (photoray) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1203 W: 1 N: 3169] (13981)
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