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An afternoon escape—
San Rafael Swell, Emery County, Utah
Photographer: Mark Milligan; © 2015
Small cave-like features called tafoni pockmark the walls of a slot canyon in the southern San Rafael Swell, Emery County.
Zion National Park, Washington County, Utah
Photographer: Tyler Knudsen; © 2014
One of numerous slot canyons carved into Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone in Zion National Park, Bear Trap Canyon is particularly dark and narrow. With little sunlight penetrating to the canyon floor, snow and ice often linger well into spring.