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Kane County, Utah

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Top Photography Spots in and near Kane County

  • Escalante, Utah

    Zebra and Tunnel Slot Canyons Loop

    4.8
    6.63 mi / 535 ft gain
    This place is just outside of Escalante, Utah, about 6 miles drive down the Hole in the Rock Road / BLM 200. You will see a small parking lot on the right side, the trailhead is not marked, but it's right cross the road from parking lot, once you see the trail you can just easily follow it for 1....
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  • Escalante, Utah

    Zebra Slot Canyon

    5.0
    5.18 mi / 315 ft gain
    Zebra slot canyon is located in the heart of Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument in southern Utah. The trail takes you through sandy washes to one of the areas most popular slot canyons to photograph and explore. The hike starts from the parking lot along Hole-In-The-Rock road. Hole-In-T...
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  • Marble Canyon, Arizona

    Hike to the White Pocket

    5.0
    4 mi
    White Pocket is extremely difficult to access due to the road leading to it. There are sections with very deep, soft sand going uphill! You must have a high clearance 4WD vehicle and air down your tires to have any hope of making it here. Do not take this lightly, a tow bill will cost you a minim...
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  • Marble Canyon, Arizona

    Night Photography at White Pocket

    White Pocket is a remote outcropping of sandstone formations in Vermillion Cliffs National Monument similar to the famous "Wave". Unlike The Wave, a permit isn't needed to visit, but you will need a high-clearance 4WD vehicle with good tires; alternatively, you can hire a 4WD tour service in near...
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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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  • 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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  • Kanab, Utah

    Explore Pahreah Ghost Town

    5.0
    Pahreah was a townsite established along the Escalante River in 1870's. The town grew to include a general store, church, and enough homes to house 47 families at its peak. Due to the close proximity to the Escalante River, the town was flooded every year from 1883 to 1888, washing away crops and...
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  • Lake Powell, Utah

    Kayak or SUP Lost Eden Canyon in Lake Powell

    IMPORTANT: Before entering any canyons in the Lake Powell National Recreation Area, always be sure to check the weather. Flash floods are common in this area and it is very unsafe to be in a canyon during a flash flood.  The easiest way to reach this canyon is via Bullfrog Marina or Halls Crossin...
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  • Lake Powell, Utah

    Boat-In Hike to Rainbow Bridge

    1.5 mi
    If you need to rent a boat for this adventure, you can rent one from Lake Powell Resorts and Marina.The canyon leading into the Rainbow Bridge is located between mile markers 49-50. This is almost exactly halfway between Page and Bullfrog, making this a great trip from either marina. Plan on arou...
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  • Lake Powell, Utah

    Explore Lake Powell's Clear Creek Canyon by Powerboat

    To access this adventure, you'll want to park at Bullfrog Marina. From there, you can rent a boat at the Bullfrog Marina Rentals, and head out straight from there, going south on the lake. Clear Creek Canyon lies about 2.5 miles past the entrance to the Escalante River Arm, which is located betwe...
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  • Lake Powell, Utah

    Explore Reflection Canyon via Boat

    Note that this is not the same as Backpacking Reflection Canyon. This trip is done by boat, and can be done in one day. To begin, you'll want to leave Bullfrog Marina somewhat early in the day, since it will be a long trip to the canyon. I recommend doing this in addition to something else in the...
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  • Lake Powell, Utah

    Boat Through Forbidding Canyon

    Since Forbidding Canyon is at mile marker 50, it is about halfway between Wahweep and Bullfrog Marina, and is a good trip from either marina. It can get busy, so I recommend going early.  Navigate your way to mile marker 50, and then look for the canyon. If you are coming from Bullfrog, it will b...
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  • Lake Powell, Utah

    Boat-In Camp at The Rincon in Lake Powell

    To get to The Rincon, you will first want to park your car and rent a boat (or bring your own power boat) at Bullfrog Marina. The marina does rentals for everything from houseboats to power boats to jet skis and kayaks/SUP boards. For this adventure, I recommend either a houseboat or a power boat...
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  • Escalante, Utah

    Hike to the Cosmic Ashtray

    4.0
    8 mi / 800 ft gain
    ...As a frequent traveler, what's always motivated my travels were locations that have either been on my bucket list, or are places that are photogenic and a little off the beaten path. During my recent 3 week road trip through Northern Arizona and Southern Utah, I had the opportunity to visit a ...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    The Wave via Coyote Buttes North

    5.0
    5.41 mi / 755 ft gain
    The hike to the Wave is 2.5 miles (one-way). When you arrive, take in the sandstone showing incredible striations of red, orange, pink, yellow, and beige. Please note that this adventure is only accessible by obtaining a permit. Only 20 visitors are allowed access per day with 10 permits given on...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Wire Pass Slot Canyon

    4.6
    3.75 mi / 325 ft gain
    Wire Pass is a hike through a scenic slot canyon that is often overlooked due to its close proximity to the very famous Wave. Unlike the "Wave" a permit is not required to make the hike, only a day use fee at the trailhead. Be sure to check local weather for rainfall and please do not go on this ...
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