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The Best Hiking in Kane County

Looking for the best hiking in Kane County? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Kane County. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Kane County

  • Kane County, Utah

    Hike and Swim through Labyrinth Canyon

    3.0
    4 mi / 500 ft gain
    This hike is a perfect day activity from boating/houseboating/camping Lake Powell. We were houseboating by Gunsight/Cookie Jar Buttes and boated across the bay to Labyrinth Bay. We jumped out when the canyon became too narrow for the ski boat and swam the slot canyon.  Wear your life jacket. I ha...
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  • Kane County, Utah

    Explore West Canyon

    West Canyon can be accessed from Buoy 25 at Lake Powell. It is best accessed from Wahweap or Antelope Point marina. You can boat as far as 6 miles into the canyon before securely docking your boat for a hike, but the actual distance you boat in depends on current water levels. Hikers can go as fa...
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  • Page, Arizona

    Hike to Chaol Falls (Navajo Canyon)

    8 mi / 200 ft gain
    The hike through Navajo Canyon to Chaol Falls is a pleasant, scenic, secluded desert hike just outside of Lake Powell, Utah. The trail goes through a long side canyon with picturesque walls. Navajo Canyon is the longest side canyon on Lake Powell that is not a river arm. It is a narrow riverine c...
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  • Page, Arizona

    Boat-in to Rainbow Bridge

    1.25 mi
    This amazing trip to one of the largest natural bridges in the world, Rainbow Bridge National Monument, begins at the Lake Powell Marina. Catch your ride at Lake Powell Resort at the Wahweap Marina. This tour the lake for a couple of hours until you reach a narrow canyon. The 50+ foot boat will m...
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  • Kane County, Utah

    Backpack to Rainbow Bridge

    5.0
    17 mi / 2800 ft gain
    This incredible trip isn't only about Rainbow Bridge. Honestly, the Bridge is just icing on the cake.The scenery is breathtaking along the way, changing and evolving as you pass through epic canyons and climb over rocky ledges to be rewarded with spanning vistas. It really is amazing. There's eve...
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  • Kane County, Utah

    Camp At Wahweap Campground

    4.0
    This modern campground is just steps from the beach and centrally located on the Arizona / Utah border -- perfect for exploring both sides of the Glen Canyon National Recreational Area. You do need a national parks pass or will incure a $25 fee to enter the park (good for one week).  The campgrou...
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  • Kane County, Utah

    Fortymile Gulch and Willow Gulch Alternate Loop

    9.57 mi / 1486 ft gain
    Fortymile Gulch and Willow Gulch Alternate Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lake Powell, Utah.
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  • Kane County, Utah

    Broken Bow Arch via Willow Gulch Trail

    6.36 mi / 883 ft gain
    Broken Bow Arch via Willow Gulch Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lake Powell, Utah.
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  • Page, Arizona

    Hike through Mountain Sheep Canyon

    1.5 mi / 100 ft gain
    As its name suggests, Mountain Sheep Canyon offers a rugged feel and more strenuous hike than the other slot canyons in the neighborhood (Antelope Canyon and Rattlesnake Canyon). The trek is longer than it is for the other canyons (about three-quarters of a mile), and there is quite a bit of scal...
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  • Page, Arizona

    Photograph Rattlesnake Canyon

    5.0
    Rattlesnake Canyon is an add-on to the ever-popular Antelope Canyon photography tour. Both canyons are on Navajo land and only accessible by guided tour.The advantage to Rattlesnake Canyon is that only one tour company is allowed to operate there and they only take one group at a time. Our grou...
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  • Page, Arizona

    Hike to Hanging Garden

    1.4 mi / 24 ft gain
    The alcove hosting the Hanging Garden is filled with abundant plant life, somewhat of a desert oasis. The view to the north of Hanging Garden is amazing - featuring distant landmarks of the Wahweap area. Watch for poison ivy! The trailhead is on the east side of the Glen Canyon Dam a little over ...
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  • Page, Arizona

    Explore The Chains

    1 mi / 15 ft gain
    The lake is very deep at this location, make sure your entire party has relatively strong swimming skills. North of the parking area, you will find slick rock sand formations. Directions: Just east of the Glen Canyon Dam, take a dirt road heading north off of highway 89.
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  • Page, Arizona

    Hike Pedestal Alley

    3 mi / 240 ft gain
    Although this is a relatively short hike, the desert conditions are harsh. Make sure you are properly prepared, hydrated, and protected from the sun before starting out. Directions: From the Bullfrog Visitor Center, take Highway 276 north approximately 4.4 miles (7 km) to the marked junction with...
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  • Page, Arizona

    Hike the Page Rimview Trail

    10 mi / 652 ft gain
    This trail is open for use year round. Be aware of snakes along the trail. Due to the exposed terrain and dry, hot climate, be sure to bring more water than you think you need. 
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  • Page, Arizona

    Page Rimview Trail

    9.98 mi / 764 ft gain
    Page Rimview Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Page, Arizona.
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  • Page, Arizona

    Hike the Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

    5.0
    0.11 mi / 124 ft gain
    The Glen Canyon Dam separates the Colorado River from Lake Powell. The terrain on this hike is uneven and rocky. The overlook is located on Scenic View Drive off of highway 89. Glen Canyon Dam is located in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
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