Cedar Valley Utah

Mt Timpanogos in early Spring

This is yet another photograph from last April when I spent the better part of two days exploring the countryside south and west of my home in the Salt Lake Valley of northern Utah, USA.  I made this photo while standing on the side of a road in Cedar Valley, facing the eastern horizon and the mountains of the Wasatch Range.

Timpanogos in early Spring


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Cedar Valley Morning

Cedar Valley morning, Utah


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island in a field

island in a field


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Cedar Fort mountain vista

Cedar Fort mountain vista


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on the road

Motorists and cyclists on Cedar Fort Road, Utah County, Utah


Fields of Cedar Valley

From looking at a map of the area, I want to say that the draw (the “V” area just above the fence-posts) is either Pole Canyon or Four Mile Canyon…but I’m not certain…..  This was taken facing north from Cedar Fort Road…out in Utah County…a bit north of Eagle Mountain.

Oquirrh Mountains over Cedar Valley fields


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purple hills and white mountains

purple fields and white mountains


A tractor for Timpanogos

There are acres and acres of fields just north of the Cedar Fort road that leads into the Cedar Valley of Utah County and beyond.  A week or so ago, I shared a photo, “farm and mountain panorama,” that had a tractor in a field beneath the snow-covered Oquirrh Mountains, the range that provides the western border for the Salt Lake Valley…and contributes to the north-western border of Cedar Valley.  I returned to the area the following weekend and made some photos while facing the other direction…toward the Wasatch Mountains in general, and toward this mass of rock and earth, specifically, that is known as Mount Timpanogos…a very prominent feature of the eastern skyline for much of Utah County…which is located directly south of the Salt Lake Valley…and Salt Lake County proper.

Tractor in field under Mt Timpanogos, Utah County, Utah


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Cedar Fort fields and mountains in black and white

Cedar Fort mountain vista in black and white


bird on a…line….

she sang and sang…and the quiet was sad without her….

bird on a line with mountain in background