A Beautiful Fall Day in the Canyon

 
Hello my friends,
just down the road and to the East of us is the beautiful American Fork Canyon.
 
We love going up there, but on the weekends it is so busy.
 
Why not go during the week?
One of the benefits of hubby being retired!
 
 
The news has said that our fall will not be as colorful as usual. 
I think they are right, but it's still quite stunning!
 
I'll let the photos do most of the talking.  :)
 
 
 
 
 



 
The reds and oranges are not as brilliant as usual, but the golds are gorgeous!
 
We got out of the car now and then and wandered a little off the beaten path.
 
We headed down to Cascade Springs and walked the loop.
 
Leaves on the trail=love!!
 


 
I literally had to play with a few.  (wink)

 
Cascade Springs is a natural spring with trails and bridges.
 




 
I never grow tired of it, no matter the season!
 
On our way back to our car we spied a little Halloween caterpillar.
 
 
I hope you enjoyed a peek at our day in the canyon!
 
hugs,
 

16 comments

Salmagundi said...

Beautiful!! We haven't made a short trip into our hills yet this year -- need to do that. Not sure we have the reds that you do, however. Thanks for sharing.

Susie said...

Jann, I think it's beautiful there. I so remember the aspens when I was in Utah for my grandson's wedding 2014. I loved how they looked. What a cute wooly worm. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

Gorgeous! The colors are so pretty. Waiting for the color to come to Upstate NY.

Louca por porcelana said...

Just fabulous!Such beauty...Thanks for this great tour!

At Rivercrest Cottage said...

Beautiful photos! Loved sharing your day with you.

Linda W. said...

Boy if that's an off year for color, I'll bet it's amazing in a good year!

Creations By Cindy said...

Oh my mercy! What beautiful colors to gaze upon. Such beauty! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

What a beautiful getaway for you and your sweetie, Jann! I took delight in going on the trip through your pictures.
Loved your silly cat post, too!

Jennifer Wise, Heritage Makers Consultant said...

Those are just amazing photos! Stunning mountain shots! What a lovely time. The Halloween caterpillar is quite something, too. :)

Christine said...

Leaves and more beautiful leaves!
My favorite is the caterpillar. Special!

Kim said...

What a beautiful place in which to soak up all that Fall loveliness. The little Halloween Caterpillar is cute; I have never seen one. Love the bridge over the river. Oh yes, one must always play with fallen leaves. =) Thank you for sharing all your Fall beauty with us.♥

Loni said...

Those fall colors are STUNNING! Ooo how just long to breathe in that crisp sweet air! Thank you for sharing your walk photos.

Katie Mansfield said...

Gorgeous. Our fall color should arrive in November. I miss that about the north.

Jackie said...

Looks like a lovely place for a walk. I love to go looking for fall color. I think your fall colors are great.

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