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    • Hurricane, Utah

      Hike Arch Trail to Babylon Arch

      5.0
      1.5 mi
      Arch Trail to Babylon Arch is a short family friendly hike to the Virgin River and back. The trail is very sandy, which makes climbing hills difficult. The arch is really neat and totally worth the visit.To get to the trailhead will require 4 wheel drive and if its recently rained I would not rec...
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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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    • 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

      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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    • 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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    • New Harmony, Utah

      Kolob Canyon Scenic Drive

      10.35 mi / 1503 ft gain
      Kolob Canyon Scenic Drive is an out-and-back drive where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near New Harmony, Utah.
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    • Orderville, Utah

      Kanab's Peek-a-Boo Canyon

      4.8
      7.71 mi / 587 ft gain
      The trailhead is Red Canyon (aka Peek-a-boo) trailhead located just off of Highway 89 between Kanab and Mt. Carmel Junction. The GPX track shows the entirety of the trail, but if you have 4WD and a high-clearance vehicle, you're able to reach the closer parking area for a less than 1-mile roundtr...
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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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    • Duck Creek Village, Utah

      Hike the Cascades Trail in Dixie National Forest

      1.2 mi / 137 ft gain
      Hiked the cascades trail from the parking lot through a forest of spruce trees and many interesting wildflowers.  The trail has good views of the National Forest and Zion National Park in the distance. The trail has some elevation gain but not too bad. The waterfall is rather small but a refreshi...
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    • Kanab, Utah

      Sand Caves of Kanab

      4.5
      1.17 mi / 69 ft gain
      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 t...
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    • Kanarraville, Utah

      Hike Kanarraville Slot Canyon

      4.7
      3.5 mi
      This hidden gem of a hike takes you into the Kanarraville slot canyons in southern Utah and the infamous Kanarra Falls. After hiking a 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 water into...
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    • Washington, Utah

      Camping at Yant Flat

      5.0
      2.6 mi / 500 ft gain
      Though only a few miles from civilization as a bird flies, this trailhead is only accessible via a dirt road (that can be quite bumpy - high clearance vehicles recommended though I did it in a car).  Given the condition of the road, drive time can be 45 minutes from St George, Utah.  The road is ...
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