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

  • 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...

  • 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

  • Hike the East Temple Saddle Loop

    This adventure is a strenuous 4-mile (3-5 hour) loop into the backcountry of ZNP and is not recommended for families or those with a fear of heights. It begins at the Canyon Overlook Trailhead located on the east side of the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunn...

    4 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Canyoneering Pine Creek Canyon, Zion

    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. Pine Creek requires a canyoneering permit that can be reserved online and picked up at the Zion...

    1.5 miles -300 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 $40/night

    • Watchman Trail

      South Campground (Ut)

      Overview For visitors to Zion National Park, South Campground is an ideal place to stay. Reservations for South Campground are available 14 days ahead of arrival. Located near the park's south entr...

    • Hurricane, Utah

      Watchman Campground

      Overview For visitors to Zion National Park, Watchman Campground is an ideal place to stay. Located near the park's south entrance, the campground is just a short walk from the main visitor center...

    • Coconino County, Arizona

      Jumpup Cabin

      Overview Since the 1900s, Jumpup cabin has been used by ranchers as well as the Forest Service, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The site consists of a historic two-room c...

    • Coconino County, Arizona

      Sinkhole Campground

      Overview Located in the ponderosa pine forest, this campground is within walking distance of Willow Springs Lake which provides boating and fishing opportunities. Hiking and mountain biking opportu...

    • Fredonia, Arizona

      Jacob Lake Recreation Area

      Overview Jacob Lake Recreation Area is conveniently located in Jacob Lake, Arizona, the gateway to the Grand Canyon's North Rim. The campground is nestled among the towering Ponderosa Pine trees of...

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