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    • Kanarraville, Utah

      Kanarra Falls via Kanarraville Slot Canyon

      4.7
      3.6 mi / 732 ft gain
      Kanarra Falls is a gem of a hike that takes you into the Kanarraville slot canyons in southern Utah and the infamous Kanarra Falls. After hiking half a mile or so from the parking lot on a fairly open trail the canyon slots up. This is where the fun begins. Here you will have to walk through the ...
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    • Brian Head, Utah

      Hike the Brian Head Loop Trail

      0.2 mi
      Drive to the peak on county road 47 to the parking area. Hike around the peak and admire the beautiful views of the mountains and the resort below. Be sure to take pictures of the abundant wildflowers around the peak. The drive to the peak is very scenic.
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    • Brian Head, Utah

      Hike Ramparts Trail via Spectra Point

      5.0
      4 mi
      To call this place "breathtaking" would not do it justice. The rusty red, orange, purple colors of million-year-old rock erosion are otherworldly, something you'd imagine on Mars. The Indians named Cedar Breaks the "Circle of Painted Cliffs," and when you see this brilliantly colored coliseum you...
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    • Brian Head, Utah

      Hike the Sunset Trail, Cedar Breaks National Monument

      2 mi / 100 ft gain
      Started the hike at the visitor center. The walk is fairly level and there is not much altitude gain. There are very good views of the park and in the summer there is a profusion of wildflowers. At the beginning of the trail the different wildflowers are labeled. 
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    • Brian Head, Utah

      Hike the Spectra Point and Rampart Overlook Trails

      3.7 mi / 836 ft gain
      Park at the visitor center parking lot and start hiking the trail. You'll admire the great views of the breaks and canyons below. If you hike in the summer, be sure to take the time to photograph the many beautiful wildflowers, old cedars, and marmots. 
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    • Brian Head, Utah

      Alpine Pond North Loop

      1.22 mi / 79 ft gain
      Alpine Pond North Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Cedar City, Utah.
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    • Brian Head, Utah

      Hike the Sunset Trail

      4.0
      1 mi / 200 ft gain
      Cedar Breaks National Monument is a gorgeous multi-colored limestone amphitheater that many consider to be more beautiful than Bryce Canyon National Park given its greater depth over a shorter distance and higher elevation. It is far less traveled than its neighbors of Zion and Bryce. The Sunset ...
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    • Brian Head, Utah

      Canyoneering Benson Creek

      2 mi / 200 ft gain
      Disclaimer: Canyoneering is a dangerous and technical activity. Don’t enter any canyon without the skills to match it, or the knowledge to navigate it. Benson Creek is a pleasant little spot for families to hike a waterfall (Hidden Haven Falls), or a fantastic spot for canyoneers to rappel some w...
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    • New Harmony, Utah

      Middle Fork Taylor Creek in Kolob Canyon

      4.0
      4.86 mi / 889 ft gain
      The Taylor Creek trailhead sits in the little-explored part of Zion National Park known as Kolob Canyon just south of Cedar City. The trail starts at around 6,000 feet and then drops a little lower in to the canyon and runs along Taylor Creek. With 450 feet of elevation change along the five-mile...
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    • New Harmony, Utah

      Kolob Arch

      4.7
      13.86 mi
      In the lesser traveled area of Zion National Park sits Kolob Arch, a sandstone arch high up on a cliff tucked back in the canyon. To get to Kolob Arch take exit 40 on I-15 in Utah. You'll see a Zion National Park Visitor's Center. Here you can fill up on water, use the bathroom, and get a map to...
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    • New Harmony, Utah

      Backpack Kolob Canyons, Zion NP

      5.0
      16 mi / 1000 ft gain
      Overview Starting at Lee Pass trailhead the trail descends down to run alongside the Timber Creek, past the open finger canyons of the nearby cliffs. At roughly mile 3 the trail will bend slowly to the left and climb up before descending again to run upstream and alongside La Verkin creek. Cam...
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    • New Harmony, Utah

      Trans-Zion Trek, Zion NP

      5.0
      100.6 mi
      The following adventure guide for the Trans-Zion Trek will actually consist of six separate trails. The trails listed below are listed in order, going West to East. If the individual trail adventure is composed on the site as going east to west, it will be indicated that the reverse hike will be...
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    • New Harmony, Utah

      Backpack the La Verkin Creek Trail

      5.0
      14 mi / 1200 ft gain
      I've visited Zion National Park twice this year and the experience between the two visitations were like night and day. Zion National Park is by no means a secret, and for good reason. Hikes such as Angels Landing, and the Narrows are locations which are sought after by every outdoorsman and novi...
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    • New Harmony, Utah

      Kolob Canyon Scenic Drive

      10.35 mi / 1503 ft gain
      Kolob Canyon Scenic Drive is an out-and-back drive where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near New Harmony, Utah.
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    • New Harmony, Utah

      Hike to the Timber Creek Overlook in Kolob Canyon

      5.0
      1.15 mi / 102 ft gain
      The Timber Creek Overlook trail is located at the end of the Kolob Canyon drive in Zion National Park. This hike is very family friendly and offers restrooms, picnic tables, and a well maintained trail. Bring your camera and hike the trail around sunset to get beautiful sunset shots of the valle...
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    • Springdale, Utah

      Camp at Lava Point

      Didn't make a reservation? Are all the Zion campgrounds full as usual? Don't worry, the less popular and more secluded Lava Point Campground is just about a 45 minute drive away and it's free! We camped here because we rolled in late at night to Zion National Park and everything was full. It turn...
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    Camping and Lodging in Cedar City

    Cedar Canyon
    Iron County, Utah

    Cedar Canyon

    Deer Haven
    Cedar City, Utah

    Deer Haven

    Point Supreme Campground
    Brian Head, Utah

    Point Supreme Campground

    Te Ah
    Duck Creek Village, Utah

    Te Ah

    Navajo Lake Campground
    Duck Creek Village, Utah

    Navajo Lake Campground

    Spruces Campground (Dixie Nf)
    Duck Creek Village, Utah

    Spruces Campground (Dixie Nf)

    Guides, Insights and Stories from Cedar City

    Review: Sweet Protection Dissenter MIPS Helmet

    Review: Sweet Protection Dissenter MIPS Helmet

    Sara Sheehy

    Zion National Park in 72 Hours

    Zion National Park in 72 Hours

    Kevin Abernethy

    7 Photos from My Hike in The Subway, Zion National Park

    7 Photos from My Hike in The Subway, Zion National Park

    Scott Sichler

    Ultra, Adventure, Trail Running the 50-mile Zion Traverse

    Ultra, Adventure, Trail Running the 50-mile Zion Traverse

    Rachel Davidson

    5 Reasons To Explore Zion National Park

    5 Reasons To Explore Zion National Park

    The Outbound Collective

    A Photo Tour of the Zion Narrows

    A Photo Tour of the Zion Narrows

    Tylyn Hansen