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  • Toquerville, Utah

    Toquerville Falls

    4.8
    11.75 mi / 2044 ft gain
    Toquerville Falls is a hidden waterfall nearby a small town named Toquerville. The road is rugged - saying rugged is kind of an understatement. Medium or high profile 4x4 is recommended. I drove a Toyota FJ Cruiser and it took me about half an hour to get there from Toquerville. The picture doesn...
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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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  • Brian Head, Utah

    Hike the Sunset Trail

    4.0
    1 mi / 200 ft gain
    Cedar Breaks National Monument is a gorgeous multi-colored limestone amphitheater that many consider to be more beautiful than Bryce Canyon National Park given its greater depth over a shorter distance and higher elevation. It is far less traveled than its neighbors of Zion and Bryce. The Sunset ...
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  • Brian Head, Utah

    Hike Ramparts Trail via Spectra Point

    5.0
    4 mi
    To call this place "breathtaking" would not do it justice. The rusty red, orange, purple colors of million-year-old rock erosion are otherworldly, something you'd imagine on Mars. The Indians named Cedar Breaks the "Circle of Painted Cliffs," and when you see this brilliantly colored coliseum you...
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  • Brian Head, Utah

    Hike the Sunset Trail, Cedar Breaks National Monument

    2 mi / 100 ft gain
    Started the hike at the visitor center. The walk is fairly level and there is not much altitude gain. There are very good views of the park and in the summer there is a profusion of wildflowers. At the beginning of the trail the different wildflowers are labeled. 
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  • Brian Head, Utah

    Hike the Spectra Point and Rampart Overlook Trails

    3.7 mi / 836 ft gain
    Park at the visitor center parking lot and start hiking the trail. You'll admire the great views of the breaks and canyons below. If you hike in the summer, be sure to take the time to photograph the many beautiful wildflowers, old cedars, and marmots. 
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Kanarraville, Utah

    Kanarra Falls via Kanarraville Slot Canyon

    4.7
    3.6 mi / 732 ft gain
    Kanarra Falls is a gem of a hike that takes you into the Kanarraville slot canyons in southern Utah and the infamous Kanarra Falls. After hiking half a mile or so from the parking lot on a fairly open trail the canyon slots up. This is where the fun begins. Here you will have to walk through the ...
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  • Cedar City, Utah

    Hike the Hoodoo Loop Trail in Dixie National Forest

    5.0
    0.3 mi
    Hoodoo's are unique rock formations formed over many years by erosion.  In this region, the hoodoos are formed through a process called frost wedging.  This is the process of repeated freeze thaw cycles.  As snow melts the water seeps between the cracks in the rocks then freezes at night when the...
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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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  • Hurricane, Utah

    Red Cliffs Recreation Nature Trail

    4.5
    1.39 mi / 266 ft gain
    Hike along streams that run through red sandstone - the blue water makes a fun contrast against the red rocks and sand. To get to the trailhead, drive to the Red Cliffs Campground about 20 minutes north of St. George. There is a small fee to park or camp at the campground. This trail starts in ...
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