Dixie of the West
Leaving Bryce Canyon's scorched orange landscape to drive through the neighboring Dixie National Forest is a drastic change of scenery. Lime-green dipped paintbrushes of Aspen trees scatter the mountains like fairy dust. Upon reaching the top of Highway 14 you nearly drive past the hidden icy metallic-blue Navajo Lake. Make sure to take in this mystical site, even if it means making a very cautious u-turn. Being surrounded by snow it's hard to believe this lake was originally formed by a lava flow.
By Susan Mason, AFAR Local Expert
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