There is a pressurized salt bed underneath the sandstone that originally helped create this arch and other structures of Arches National Park. Featured here is landscape arch.
Lake Powell is part of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah / Arizona. It’s quite unique with the red rocks surrounding a large lake in the middle of the desert. Sunsets during the rainy season are nearly always beautiful.
Indian paintbrush is a US spring blooming wildflower, though you will often see it persist through late summer – growing taller with the passing of days. A number of native american tribes have used this plant as a paintbrush – hence the name. This particular paintbrush is a southwest variety.