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Road To Monument Valley

Road To Monument Valley

 

In such an iconic place, you know that there will be shots that are similar to others that have been taken at the location. Sometimes that is a good thing. This particular location is very well known to anyone who has seen the movie Forrest Gump. The view from this vantage point was so striking that upon topping the last rise and seeing it for the first time, I just had to stop to take pictures.

In the best light…

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US 163

US 163

One of the more famous spots in movie lore, Forrest Gump Point is in the bottom of the valley at this end of the straightaway. This is where Forrest Gump gives up his cross-country running and wants to go home.

From this vantage point, in the far distance on the extreme left, the Big Indian, to the left and center, the multi-spired Stagecoach, and Brigham’s Tomb on the right.

In the best light…

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