Lofty view of the Painted Hills from the Carroll Rim Trail

Lofty view of the Painted Hills from the Carroll Rim Trail

In today’s post you will accompany me on my hike up the Carroll Rim Trail.  It ascends about 400 feet and is just 3/4-mile to the end.  You are rewarded with panoramic views at every point along the way.  Enjoy!

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Starting to gain elevation

Starting to gain elevation

An even higher view of the Painted Hills

An even higher view of the Painted Hills

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View from the other side of the rim

View from the other side of the rim

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I believe this is a Mariposa lily

I believe this is a Mariposa lily

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Hiking down

Hiking down