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16 Amazing Things to Do in Kanab, Utah

With easy access to popular national parks, including Zion, Bryce Canyon, and the Grand Canyon, as well as lesser-visited spots like Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, the Vermillion Cliffs, and Kodachrome Basin State Park, there is no shortage of incredible things to do in Kanab, Utah. Kanab makes an awesome home base for exploring some … Read More 16 Amazing Things to Do in Kanab, Utah

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Coyote Buttes South: An Epic Alternative to the Wave

With colorful rocks swirling like waves across the open desert, Coyote Buttes South features Arizona’s most unique geological formations.

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How to Kayak Horseshoe Bend on the Colorado River

Odds are you’ve either been to, heard of, or seen photos of Arizona’s famous Horseshoe Bend, a sharp curve in the Colorado River that carves a horseshoe shape into massive red cliffs. Located just 10 minutes from Page, Arizona the Horseshoe Bend viewpoint that looks down over the Colorado River is wildly popular and attracts … Read More How to Kayak Horseshoe Bend on the Colorado River

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12 Stunning Hikes Near Kanab, Utah

Kanab, Utah is a hiker’s paradise, providing easy access to endless great hiking opportunities and numerous national parks, national monuments, and state parks. The best hikes near Kanab feature some of Utah’s most unique desert landscapes, including rolling sand dunes, red-rock caves, slot canyons, hoodoos, rivers, and stunning slick rock formations. In this article, we’ll … Read More 12 Stunning Hikes Near Kanab, Utah

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Ultimate Guide to Hiking Scout Cave Trail

Scout Cave Trail is one of the best hikes in Snow Canyon State Park, located just outside of St. George in southern Utah. The hike leads to a teardrop- shaped cave that is perfect for exploring, cooling off from the desert sun, and even has some amazing views of the surrounding red rocks! Scout Cave … Read More Ultimate Guide to Hiking Scout Cave Trail

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How to Hike the Lava Tubes & Petrified Dunes Trail in Snow Canyon State Park

A family friendly adventure located near St. George, Utah, hiking the Petrified Dunes Trail in Snow Canyon State Park is a great way to explore a lesser-known area of the Beehive State. The Petrified Dunes are a unique geological formation made of solidified Navajo Sandstone, with swirling stripes of deep orange that look frozen in … Read More How to Hike the Lava Tubes & Petrified Dunes Trail in Snow Canyon State Park

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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 … Read More 13 Stunning Utah Slot Canyons to Add to Your Bucket List

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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 … Read More Moqui Caverns: Exploring the Kanab Sand Caves

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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 … Read More Hiking the Red Reef Trail in Utah: An Underrated Adventure

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How to Day Hike to Jacob Hamblin Arch in Coyote Gulch

Jacob Hamblin Arch in Coyote Gulch is easily one of the most impressive geological formations in the remote area of Grand Staircase Escalante.

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A Complete Guide to Hiking the Fairyland Loop Bryce Canyon

While it’s difficult to choose just one, if you ask us, the best day hike in Bryce Canyon is the Fairyland Loop.

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West Rim Trail Zion National Park: Ultimate Backpacking Guide

Backpacking the West Rim Trail in Zion National Park is the perfect adventure for those seeking solitude and mind-blowing views in southern Utah.