Top Adventures in Kanab

  • Exploring the Caves of Kanab

    To get to this cave, drive north of Kanab on Highway 89. Just after you pass Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, you will see these caves on the right. To hike to the caves, try accessing the trail from as far to the left as possible. The hike isn't st...

  • Explore Kanab's Peek-a-Boo Canyon

    The trailhead is Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (Angel Canyon Rd.) located between the Kanab and Mt. Carmel Jct. To get started, head out on a sandy track on the north side of US 89 (37.154,-112.573). 4WD vehicles can drive all (2.8 miles) or part ...

    0.7 miles

  • Visit the Gunsmoke Movie Set

    The television series of Gunsmoke was an American classic.  635 episodes aired on prime time television over the course of twenty years, from 1955 to 1975.  The movie set was the largest set constructed in the Kanab area.  After the filming ended,...

  • Hike the Nature Trail in Coral Pink Sand Dunes SP

    This state park is not heavily visited and for a makes a great day trip from Zion National Park or Kanab, UT. Expect endless beautiful pink dunes and Utah's red rocks as your backdrop. Once you park, walk out onto the boardwalk and the short Natur...

    0.5 miles

  • Hike through the Red Caves (Sand Wash)

    They don't require any technical gear unless you would like to do two short rappels near the beginning of Lower Red Cave and one short rappel into the Upper Red Cave. We didn't take a rope and were fine although the canyons are usually filled with...

  • See Dinosaur Tracks at the Moccasin Mountain Dinosaur Tracksite

    The Moccasin Mountain Dinosaur Tracksite is one of the most diverse track sites in North America.  The site contains hundreds of fossilized tracks from at least five different species of dinosaur.  The tracks have been preserved since the early Ju...

  • Hike Red Hollow Slot Canyon

    The trailhead is about 18 miles from the eastern entrance of Zion National Park, located in the small town of Orderville. In Orderville, the streets aren't marked too well, so follow the road that goes past the cemetery and the school, 100 East. W...

    3.2 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike East Rim Trail, Zion NP

    The East Rim Trail is approximately 11-miles (one-way) and can either be started from the Eastern Entrance of Zion National Park, or more commonly from the Hidden Canyon or Observation Point Trailheads. Many people start from within Zion Canyon an...

    11 miles 3000 ft gain

  • Hike Water Canyon Trail in the Canaan Mountain Wilderness

    Water Canyon is a narrow canyon on the southern side of Canaan Mountain in the Canaan Mountain Wilderness south of Zion. It makes for a great hike away from the crowds, though do not expect to have the trail to yourself as it is a great starting p...

    3.2 miles 500 ft gain

  • Canyoneering Keyhole Canyon

    Keyhole Canyon is an experience for the adventurous, thrill seeking explorer. Hidden between the jagged mountains of Zion National Park, this canyon sits roadside, just two miles from the east entrance. Before we continue, please note that Canyone...

  • Hike Many Pools

    To get there, drive about .8 miles east of the smaller tunnel on the Zion-Mt. Carmel highway. There will be a place to pull out and park on a large turn. Continue walking down the road about 150 yards east and cross the street before the next turn...

    2 miles

  • Hike Zion's Canyon Overlook Trail

    The trailhead is located east out of the 1.1 mile long tunnel off highway 9. Parking is available immediately to the right after exiting the tunnel and the trail then begins with these charming steps, carved into sandstone, that climb above the Zi...

    1 miles 57 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Fredonia, Arizona

      Riverside Trail Park

      Two private camping sites with water, porta-potty, and porta-shower. Easy access by vehicle just minutes off hwy 89A. Great place to stop overnight to visit the north rim of the Grand Canyon and ...

      From $30/night

    • Kanab, Utah

      The Cabin At Purradise

      One of the first things our guests notice at the Cabin at Purradise is the deep sense of quiet. The wind whispering through the wilderness is often the loudest sound you'll hear. Far from any built...

      From $135/night

    • Kanab, Utah

      The Casita At Purradise

      The Casita at Purradise is set on five acres of beautiful high desert, bordered by Pinyon Pines and brush. This unique ecosystem has a mixture of plants and animals found nowhere else in the world....

      From $115/night

    • Orderville, Utah

      The Lodge

      The ranch features large buildings to accommodate groups of all sizes and expansive open spaces for events of all varieties. Clear Creek makes the perfect venue for corporate retreats, family reuni...

      From $1,400/night

    • Orderville, Utah

      The Stables

      The ranch features large buildings to accommodate groups of all sizes and expansive open spaces for events of all varieties. Clear Creek makes the perfect venue for corporate retreats, family reuni...

      From $900/night

    • Orderville, Utah

      The Ranch House

      The ranch features large buildings to accommodate groups of all sizes and expansive open spaces for events of all varieties. Clear Creek makes the perfect venue for corporate retreats, family reuni...

      From $900/night

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