This morning we had a birthday party for B. She asked for a cake for every year, so we obliged as best we could:
It’s another beautiful day in Zion National Park:
After homeschool, we drove out of the park to visit Grafton, a Mormon settlement on the Virgin River abandoned in the 1940s:
Either people were shorter back then, or they ducked when they went through doorways:
After Grafton, the kids received their Zion Junior Ranger badges:
We then drove up-canyon to the Emerald Pools trailhead and started hiking:
We reached the lower pool pretty quickly:
We then continued up on the upper pool trail:
After some climbing, we reached the upper pool:
Viewing the lower pool overhang from above:
Zion is just amazing!
By the time we got back to the RV, the sun had set:
Not a bad view from the campsite across from us:
Originally we were going to leave tomorrow, but we’ve decided to stay here tomorrow night as well and leave on Wednesday.