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Rattlesnake Canyon Arches Morning 2

Rattlesnake Canyon, Colorado

In the early morning, Rattlesnake Canyon in western Colorado comes alive with color. Here, the orange sandstone turns vibrant in the soft light before sunrise, and the blue sky overhead seems to enhance the shades and textures of this amazing landscape.
Just west of Grand Junction and Colorado National Monument, this little known place is remote and isolated. While exploring, hiking and photographing here over the course of a few days, we never saw another person.