ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT
Utah, southern, sandstone formations with cap rocks that look something like toad stools in the toad stools trail area of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. The so-called toadstool trail in southern Utah leads to some pretty fascinating and colorful sandstone formations. This is one the tallest "cap rocks" left balanced on a pinnacle as the softer stone around it eroded away over millions of years.
Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Staircase--Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region, 2nd (Best Easy Day Hikes Series) by Ron Adkison. $6.15. Author: Ron Adkison. Publisher: FalconGuides; Second edition (October 5, 2010). 128 pages. Hikes varying from half-hour strolls to full-day adventures, this guidebook is for everyone, including families. Show more Show less