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False kiva

False Kiva is a human-made stone circle of unknown origin in a cave in a remote area of the Canyonlands National Park, which is located in U.S. state of Utah. I...
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False Kiva is a human-made stone circle of unknown origin in a cave in a remote area of the Canyonlands National Park, which is located in U.S. state of Utah. It requires some hiking knowledge or special directions to find.

It has become a popular spot for photographers capturing the Southwest, offering a unique frame for the dramatic thunderstorms or clear skies beyond.

The hike was about 2 miles along jagged rocks and very steep cliffs. I am not very fond of heights so it got a little scary at times and I just told myself to only look at my feet lol. The peaceful view from the alcove made it all worth it.



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traceygodby PRO
 
traceygodby May 01, 2018
Stunning photo
Chr16
 
Chr16 May 10, 2018
Wow!!! Thank you so much for completing the hike and giving us all a stunning photograph to admire.
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bobbytaylor71 May 11, 2018
Stunning ... Thanks for sharing this amazing image ... Congrats on your award "Won Featured, May 2018", well done.
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AileenCometaMusco January 27, 2019
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
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AileenCometaMusco January 27, 2019
Wow... stunning depth of field, detail and composition. I wish I had what it takes to do this hike - I love Canyonlands - but this photo is just perfect. I assume focus stacking...?
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RickL May 16, 2019
Excellent composition
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CURUTCHET October 17, 2020
beautiful phot do you know if some archeological research has been done there ?
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CURUTCHET November 17, 2020
have you seen artifact or painting in the cave
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Breathtaking