San Juan River

Mexican Hat teetering rock formation in Utah Drone Video & Photos

Mexican Hat teetering rock formation in Utah Drone Video & Photos

Utah is amazing

I imagined being able to find places totally not on the agenda during a recent 5-day whirlwind Western Road Trip with eldest friend Terry and his wife, Beth, visiting from Florida, and of course also with Jessica, her dog Artie, and my beloved puppy Kiki.  Mexican Hat rock formation was one such place.  This day Jessica and our dogs got up at 5:15am to see the sunrise in Monument Valley, then we all reconvened and visited Forrest Gump Point and then Goosenecks State Park.  Seeing a sign for Mexican Hat and having time, and a Jeep Renegade Trailhawk, we turned down an unknown dirt road and started exploring.

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Drone Video San Juan River New Mexico True Aerial Photos

Drone Video San Juan River New Mexico True Aerial Photos

Return to the San Juan River in northern New Mexico

The very green and beautiful San Juan River flows for miles through New Mexico.  This portion of the river is near Navajo Dam, an area I first visited in February.  I only had time for a quick drone flight over the dam area itself, but on this trip I was able to fly over a large stretch of the river!  I was out on another rural land property assignment, but now since I have my own off road capable vehicle (Jeep Renegade Trailhawk), I no longer have to rush back to Albuquerque to return the rental truck to Enterprise so I can stay in places like this with Jessica and the dogs at our leisure!

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4K Drone Video Navajo Dam New Mexico

4K Drone Video Navajo Dam New Mexico

I was back in Rio Arriba County New Mexico shooting two rural land properties for Hemingway Land which brought me to the Navajo Dam area with Navajo Lake on one side of it and the San Juan River on the other.  Naturally I had my DJI Mavic Pro drone with me, but only had a little time to shoot some flyover video of the dam.

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