Red mud dries into polygons, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah, USA.
Red mud dries and cracks into a tesselated pattern. Hike Cottonwood Wash Narrows, in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah, USA. The Cottonwood Wash Narrows slice through the Cockscomb, which was uplifted 65 million years ago as part of the East Kaibab Monocline, a major feature of the Colorado Plateau. Directions: On Highway 89, drive 10 miles west of Big Water; between mileposts 17-18, turn north on Cottonwood Canyon Road and drive 25 miles to the Cottonwood Narrows North Trailhead sign (located 12.5 miles southeast of Kodachrome Basin State Park).Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download