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Kanab, Utah

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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 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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  • Bryce, Utah

    Hike the Fairyland Loop Trail at Bryce Canyon NP

    4.7
    7.8 mi / 1545 ft gain
    Let's face it: Bryce Canyon National Park is stunning. Its remarkable and unique hoodoos bring people from all over the world, and lots of them. If you're looking to enjoy this incredible park with a little more solitude than the main lookouts or the more popular Under the Rim trail, make sure to...
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  • Hurricane, Utah

    Hike the Historic Babylon - Little Purgatory Loop

    6 mi / 1000 ft gain
    The trailhead has space for about three or four cars. Watch for an obvious gap in the cliffs very close to the trailhead, this is where you should park. Just before exiting the gap, look to the left for some interesting petroglyphs. The trail follows a dry wash through some heavy vegetation for a...
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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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  • 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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  • Hatch, Utah

    Bike Thunder Mountain Trail

    4.0
    8 mi / 1123 ft gain
    Thunder Mountain Trail is one that should be on every mountain bikers bucket list. It's located just outside of Bryce Canyon National Park and passes through hoodoos, classic Bryce Canyon topography and epic views to the west.  For the first 2.5 miles, the trail meanders back and forth with littl...
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  • Kane County, Utah

    Hike to Grosvenor Arch

    5.0
    1.16 mi / 285 ft gain
    Grosvenor Arch is a sandstone double arch located in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.  The arch is named after Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, a president of the National Geographic Society.  To reach the arch, park in the trailhead parking lot off Last Chance Creek Road.  The arches are vis...
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  • Marble Canyon, Arizona

    Explore the Cliff Dwellers in Marble Canyon

    4.0
    0.5 mi / 0 ft gain
    The Cliff Dwellers is a unique tale that takes place the same year Prohibition began. Bill & Blanche Russel were driving through Marble Canyon when their automobile broke down. After several attempts to fix it, they found themselves camping overnight.  As the sun rose the next day, they ironi...
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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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  • Tropic, Utah

    Mossy Cave Turret Arch and Little Windows Trail

    5.0
    1.06 mi / 341 ft gain
    Mossy Cave Turret Arch and Little Windows Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Tropic, Utah.
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  • Tropic, Utah

    Hike Mossy Cave in Bryce Canyon

    3.3
    1 mi
    This short hike cannot be reached from the main area of Bryce Canyon, but with a 15 minute drive from the main entrance you can access this less crowded portion of the park. Check out a park map for the directions. This is very family-friendly, and is actually more of a "walk" than a "hike."It is...
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  • Tropic, Utah

    Hike the Tropic Ditch Trail

    5.0
    2 mi
    From the Mossy Cave trailhead, follow the wide easy trail along the Tropic Ditch stream for .35 miles. At that point, the trail splits. To the left is Mossy Cave and to the right is Water Canyon Falls. The trail is lined with beautiful colored cliffs and hoodoos that Bryce Canyon is famous for. T...
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive

    4.5
    20.8 mi / 2516 ft gain
    Inspiration Point: All who look out from this point are bound to be inspired. The intricacies of the hoodoos and their formation through the erosion of the Claron Formation is simply beautiful. You get the most spectacular perspective of the main amphitheater in Bryce Canyon here. Swamp Canyon: ...
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