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+ Golden Cathedral in Neon Canyon

Golden Cathedral & Neon Canyon: An Epic Adventure

Looking to get off the beaten path and explore one of southern Utah’s most unique geological formations? Golden Cathedral in Neon Canyon is a fun and challenging adventure near Escalante, Utah with no defined trail to follow, several river crossings, deep sand, and a remote location down Hole in the Rock Road. In this article, we’ll give you all the information you need to … Read More Golden Cathedral & Neon Canyon: An Epic Adventure

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Upper Calf Creek Falls: A Hidden Oasis in Escalante

A hidden oasis tucked away in Southern Utah, Lower Calf Creek Falls trail follows Calf Creek until arriving at a majestic 126-foot waterfall.

+ rippling orange walls of Buckskin Gulch, one of the best Utah slot canyons

13 Stunning Utah Slot Canyons to Add to Your Bucket List

Utah is full of hidden gems and otherworldly landscapes, but there is something especially captivating about the rippling orange walls of Utah’s many slot canyons! Not only are slot canyons one of the most unique and beautiful geological formations you will find, but they also allow you to feel like a kid again, romping around a jungle gym as you climb, scramble, and squeeze … Read More 13 Stunning Utah Slot Canyons to Add to Your Bucket List

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Wire Pass to Buckskin Gulch Trail Guide

Southern Utah is known for its vast array of magnificent desert hikes, but no trek is comparable to the journey through Wire Pass to Buckskin Gulch. With walls towering hundreds of feet into the sky and rippling shades of red sandstone dancing in the warm sun, you will find yourself audibly gasping at the unbelievable beauty around every corner. Buckskin Gulch proudly holds the … Read More Wire Pass to Buckskin Gulch Trail Guide

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Willis Creek Slot Canyon Trail Guide

Willis Creek Slot Canyon is a fun, family-friendly hike and underrated slot canyon in southern Utah. While most slot canyons in the area are known for their classic orange sandstone, Willis Creek is a bit different, with black and tan striped walls, making for a more unique experience. As far as slot canyons go, Willis Creek Slot Canyon is fairly wide and the trail … Read More Willis Creek Slot Canyon Trail Guide

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Hole in the Rock Road: Camping, Logistics & Things to Do

Interested in hiking and camping on Hole in the Rock Road in Grand Staircase Escalante but having trouble deciding what to do or if you are prepared to take on this off-road adventure? We’ve got you covered! In the article below, we have created a complete guide to Hole in the Rock Road in Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, from details on dispersed camping … Read More Hole in the Rock Road: Camping, Logistics & Things to Do

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How to Plan an Epic Utah National Parks Road Trip

Planning a Utah National Parks Road trip and can’t decide what to do, where to stay and how long to spend in each place? We’ve got you covered! In this article, we will highlight the best of each of the Utah National Parks, including easy, moderate, and hard hikes, backpacking trips, viewpoints, and places to stay to help you plan your trip. At the … Read More How to Plan an Epic Utah National Parks Road Trip

+ A cluster of tan colored Toadstool Hoodoos in Grand Staircase Escalante

Hiking to the Toadstool Hoodoos: an Underrated Adventure

Visiting the Toadstool Hoodoos in southern Utah is a surreal experience. Many places in Utah are described as “otherworldly,” but these odd rock formations truly deserve that title! Thin needles of sandstone in every shape, size and color are topped with a layer of dark rock, perfectly balanced to withstand the test of time. As you wander through the Toadstool Hoodoos, you will find … Read More Hiking to the Toadstool Hoodoos: an Underrated Adventure

+ view inside the Moqui Caverns, sand caves in Kanab, Utah

Moqui Caverns: Exploring the Kanab Sand Caves

Driving through southern Utah and looking for a quick stop to stretch your legs? Check out the Moqui Caverns (a.k.a Kanab Sand Caves) a quick, half-mile hike located off Highway 89 near Kanab, UT. Originally, the Moqui Caverns were created as a sand mine, but today they offer a fun, short adventure with nice views looking through the “windows” to the rocky, orange cliffs … Read More Moqui Caverns: Exploring the Kanab Sand Caves

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Complete Zion National Park Packing List

Preparing for a trip to Zion National Park and not sure what to pack? We’ve got you covered with a complete packing list of everything you need to bring for a great experience in Zion! From permits and reservations to hiking gear and waterproof equipment for the Narrows, we’ll break down the most important items to add to your Zion packing list, along with … Read More Complete Zion National Park Packing List

+ Paria Canyon, one of the best hikes in southern Utah

24 Best Hikes in Southern Utah

Southern Utah is hone to so many amazing hikes that it is nearly impossible to choose just one! But luckily for you, we’ve created this list of the 24 of the best hikes in southern Utah to help you plan your next desert adventure. We’ve spent several months living in southern Utah, which means we’ve had the chance to explore both the iconic hikes, … Read More 24 Best Hikes in Southern Utah

+ Orange canyon reflects over a pool of water on the Red Reef Trail in southern Utah

Hiking the Red Reef Trail in Utah: An Underrated Adventure

Looking for a short but exciting adventure in southern Utah? Look no further than the Red Reef Trail, located just outside St. George Utah! This 2.2 mile hike follows along a babbling creek, snaking its way through narrow canyons, until reaching a picturesque waterfall. If you are feeling adventurous, you can scramble up the side of the waterfall and continue your journey into the … Read More Hiking the Red Reef Trail in Utah: An Underrated Adventure