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The Best of Canyonlands National Park in One Day

Canyonlands National Park is the largest of Utah’s national parks, preserving more than 300,000 acres of incredible rocky landscape. Despite being the largest, it’s often overshadowed by some of the other national parks in the area like Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Arches, but Canyonlands still has a ton to offer photographers, hikers and outdoor aficionados alike! Canyonlands has four districts, …

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The Best Hikes in Arches National Park

One of Utah’s Mighty Five, Arches National Park, has the densest concentration of natural sandstone arches in the world with more than 2,000 arches identified throughout the park – woah!   The history and geology of this area is simply fascinating and ever changing. Over the course of 65 million years, what started as a dry seabed with these red rock …

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How to Spend One Day at Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park was the third official stop on our Southwest U.S. national parks road trip (after Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park). We spent almost a full day here before driving to Arches National Park. Capitol Reef is one of the lesser known Utah national parks, making it a hidden treasure of undiscovered cliffs, canyons, domes …

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Hiking the Stunning Lower Calf Creek Falls Trail in Escalante

After visiting Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park, we continued on our Southwest road trip to Capitol Reef National Park. On the way from Bryce Canyon to Capitol Reef, we explored the Escalante area, and we’re happy we did! We hiked to Lower Calf Creek Falls, one of the few active waterfalls in the southern Utah desert, and …

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How to Spend One Day in Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park was the second stop on our epic Southwest U.S. road trip, following Zion National Park. We spent just one day here, allowing for ample time to visit Utah’s other national parks. Situated on a high plateau at the top of the Grand Staircase, Bryce Canyon has the highest elevation of the “Mighty 5” Utah national parks …

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How to Plan Your Epic Three-Day Zion Adventure

Zion National Park was Utah’s very first national park, and it’s one of the most visited in the whole country! Best known for its incredible canyons, Zion is one of the world’s most popular places for canyoneering and offers other activities like hiking, camping, backpacking, climbing and more. Zion can be a perfect add-on to a longer trip, or it …

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