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The Best Hiking in Kanab

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Top hiking spots in and near Kanab

  • Kanab, Utah

    Exploring the Caves of Kanab

    4.3
    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 strenuous or tricky in that case.The other thing to ...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Mansard Great Diverse Trail

    5.34 mi / 1286 ft gain
    Mansard Great Diverse Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Kanab, Utah.
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Explore Kanab's Peek-a-Boo Canyon

    5.0
    0.7 mi
    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 of this track, which leads to the drainage below t...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Coral Pink Sand Dunes Trail

    0.61 mi / 39 ft gain
    Coral Pink Sand Dunes Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Kanab, Utah.
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Hike the Nature Trail in Coral Pink Sand Dunes SP

    4.5
    0.5 mi
    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 Nature Trail will head out just beyond the signs explai...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Coral Pink Sand Dunes

    1.91 mi / 56 ft gain
    Coral Pink Sand Dunes is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Hildale, Utah.
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  • Orderville, Utah

    Hike through the Red Caves (Sand Wash)

    5.0
    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 water and have some difficult obstacles to overco...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    See Dinosaur Tracks at the Moccasin Mountain Dinosaur Tracksite

    5.0
    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 Jurassic period dating back to approximately 180 mil...
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  • Orderville, Utah

    Hike Red Hollow Slot Canyon

    5.0
    3.2 mi / 200 ft gain
    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. When the road Ts, turn left. The road ends in a san...
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  • Orderville, Utah

    East Rim Trail, Zion NP

    5.0
    10.19 mi / 3000 ft gain
    The East Rim Trail is approximately 10-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 and do the arduous Observation Point Trail, forgoing...
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  • Hurricane, Utah

    Hike Water Canyon Trail in the Canaan Mountain Wilderness

    5.0
    3.2 mi / 500 ft gain
    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 point for backpacking and canyoneering trips into t...
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  • Hildale, Utah

    The Beehive

    5.58 mi / 1588 ft gain
    The Beehive is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Hildale, Utah.
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  • Springdale, Utah

    Jug Handle Arch Trail

    2.35 mi / 1014 ft gain
    Jug Handle Arch Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Springdale, Utah.
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  • Springdale, Utah

    Keyhole Canyon Loop

    1.04 mi / 318 ft gain
    Keyhole Canyon Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Hurricane, Utah.
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  • Springdale, Utah

    South Ariel Peak Trail

    1.08 mi / 755 ft gain
    South Ariel Peak Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Springdale, Utah.
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  • Springdale, Utah

    Canyoneering Keyhole Canyon

    4.0
    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 Canyoneering is a dangerous sport. This canyon is not for...
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