cooleylauren965's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Leaderboard Highlights
cooleylauren965's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Clark County, Nevada
1st
Places visited in Marble Canyon, Arizona
1st
Places visited in Hurricane, Utah
2nd
Places visited in Jekyll Island, Georgia
Loading map...
Laguna Beach, California

Victoria Beach's Pirate Tower

This strange seaside tower got its name from a wealthy eccentric who would hide coins among its stones.
Tonopah, Nevada

Lunar Crater

This massive crater in the middle of nowhere was used to train astronauts for moon landings.
Panaca, Nevada

Cathedral Gorge

Narrow slot canyons in a badland eroded into soft sedimentary rock provide an otherworldly landscape in this remote Nevada state park.
Moapa, Nevada

Arrow Canyon

A hidden slot canyon in the southern Nevada desert makes an unexpected oasis and scenic hike.
Clark County, Nevada

Valley of Fire

The drama of nature in full effect in this Nevada State Park.
Meadview, Arizona

Pearce Ferry

The lost ruins of the forgotten ferry lie hidden beneath the silt.
Clark County, Nevada

Gold Butte National Monument

Nearly 300,000 acres of wildlife, natural splendor, and a hidden ghost town have been designated a national monument.
Overton, Nevada

Lost City Museum

Preserving the remains of Native American cultures which otherwise would have been submerged behind Hoover Dam.
Nevada

St. Thomas Ghost Town

This former Mormon settlement is reemerging from the receding waters of Lake Mead.
Brian Head, Utah

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Erosion and various mineral deposits give this striking canyon its distinct color and soft appearance.
Clark County, Nevada

Double Negative

This massive geographical sculpture is so subtle, it's possible to pass by it without noticing.
Duck Creek Village, Utah

Cascade Falls

An improbable waterfall springs from an orange-white cliff face, tumbling into the headwaters of the Virgin River above Zion National Park.
Cedar City, Utah

Page Ranch House

Built at the turn of the 20th century, using bricks made and fired from clay found on the property.
St. George, Utah

Judd’s General Store

Opened in 1911, this small shop is the oldest ongoing establishment in St. George.
Littlefield, Arizona

Glitter Mountain

This old selenite mine is dotted with tiny crystals that make it shimmer like it's covered in glitter.
Utah

Checkerboard Mesa

The unusual patterns in this rock formation result from two distinct modes of weathering.
Hurricane, Utah

Pioneer Heritage Museum

A museum has some wedding cake dating to the Teddy Roosevelt administration, and some bacon from FDR's.
Springdale, Utah

The Narrows

The hike through a narrow river flanked by the 2,000-foot-tall walls of Zion Canyon is one of the best in the world.
Sponsored by Lincoln
Hurricane, Utah

Zion–Mount Carmel Tunnel

A tunnel with windows, so you don't miss out on the impressive views.
Marble Canyon, Arizona

Lee's Ferry and Lonely Dell

This isolated outpost was once the only place to cross the Colorado River for hundreds of miles.
Kane, Utah

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

This rugged area of red rocks and arches is often considered one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
Arizona

Squirrels of the Kaibab Plateau

These elusive, isolated rodents evolved into a distinct, locally iconic subspecies.
Marble Canyon, Arizona

The Wave

Rippling sand dunes frozen in the Arizona rock.
Kanab, Utah

The Wahweap Hoodoos

Giant pinnacles in the sun-scorched lands of Southern Utah have been nicknamed "white ghosts."