The Wedge is situated on BLM land about 20 miles east of Castle Dale, in Emery County of central Utah, about two and a half to three hours from Salt Lake City. We've been camping here regularly for the past 15 years for its stunning scenery overlooking the Little Grand Canyon of the San Rafael River over 1,000 feet below, prime boondocking right on the rim, and the vertigo-inducing mountain biking along the Goodwater Trail. With cold autumn weather already prevailing at Utah's higher elevations, this is the perfect place to bring my sister Loren for a taste of RV camping in October.
Filmed: October 14-17, 2020
- 0:00 Intro
- 0:59 The Wedge
- 4:30 MK Tunnels
- 5:29 Ruin Arch hike
- 6:26 Buckhorn Draw Pictograph Panel
- 7:10 San Rafael Bridge
- 8:09 Jurassic National Monument/Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry
- 10:19 We've got issues!
- 11:17 Wrap-up and what's next
FOR MORE INFORMATION
- Our Campsite https://goo.gl/maps/RV2B9ko837ugHa1p7
- The Wedge https://www.blm.gov/visit/search-details/256974/1
- Ruin Arch hike https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/ruin-arch-trail
- Buckhorn Draw Pictograph Panel https://www.blm.gov/visit/search-details/256907/1
- Jurassic National Monument https://www.blm.gov/national-conservation-lands/utah/jurassic-national-monument
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