Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks  by Erik Molvar & Tamara Martin

Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks Guide Book

by Erik Molvar & Tamara Martin (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks  by Erik Molvar & Tamara Martin
Now completely updated and revised, and including full-color photos throughout, Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks features the finest trails in southwestern Utah--from day hikes to backcountry treks. With this comprehensive guide, veteran hikers Erik Molvar and Tamara Martin provide all the information you need about two of Utah's most prized parks-as well as Cedar Breaks National Monument, the Markagunt Plateau, and the Paunsaugunt Plateau.

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Trails from the "Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks" Guide Book
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Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 60.

A trail connecting Ponderosa Point with the Under the Rim Trail. From the trailhead sign, this connecting path climbs northwest up a small hill into a forest of fir and pine. The trail runs in a north ...
Bryce, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8 miles
A short loop trail through wooded country atop the Markagunt Plateau. This trail forms a loop through the subalpine forest above the east rim of the Cedar Breaks amphitheater. It is a self-guiding nat ...
Brian Head, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
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This trail provides a spectacular day trip for well-conditioned hikers who have no fear of heights. It receives heavy use, so chances for solitude are slim. Beyond Scout Lookout, the trail becomes an ...
Springdale, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
A short loop trail above the rim at Rainbow Point. This short loop stays entirely above the canyon rim as it traverses a subalpine fir forest. The trail is named after the bristlecone pine, whic ...
Kanab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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These trails off er day trips to two lofty viewpoints on the upper rim of Zion Canyon. Both overlooks can be visited in a long day trip of 10.4 miles. Cable and Deertrap Mountains can also be reache ...
Mount Carmel, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.1
A long, out-and-back day trip along a wilderness route up Camp Creek. This little-known canyon in the northwestern corner of the park is one of Zion’s forgotten treasures. It penetrates the far northw ...
New Harmony, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.6
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This short but scenic trail runs to a high overlook immediately above the Great Arch, commanding vistas of the lower reaches of Zion Canyon. Interpretive brochures found at the trailhead explain the p ...
Springdale, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1 mile
A backpack route that begins at Crystal Spring in Dixie National Forest and ends in Cedar Breaks National Monument with several trail options. The portion of the hike that falls within the national mo ...
Cedar City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.9
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A traverse through the low desert of southwestern Zion ending at Coalpits Wash. From the parking area on Anasazi Way, follow the trail to the park boundary. Follow the path northwest as it smooths out ...
Rockville, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.1
A route through Zion's southwest section ending in Upper Coalpits Wash. This route takes the hiker through some of the delicate painted-desert terrain located in the southwest section of Zion National ...
Rockville, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
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A day-hiking loop onto the ridges overlooking the dynamic Coral Pink Sand Dunes, returning through the dunefields themselves. More than half of the Coral Pink Sand Dunes are administered by the State ...
Mount Carmel, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
A short, hot hike from Crater Hill to Coalpits Spring. From the parking area, this path heads southeast between a small knoll to the north and Crater Hill to the south. Follow the trail on a southeast ...
Rockville, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
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This challenging wilderness route follows the rugged valley of Deep Creek into a newly designated wilderness, through montane forest, across arid scrubland, and into a narrow slot canyon as it joins t ...
Springdale, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 28.4
An out-and-back day hike along jeep trails. Dianas Throne is a majestic tower of white Navajo sandstone that rises at the southhern tip of the Elkheart Cliffs. This often sandy hike follows jeep trail ...
Mount Carmel, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
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This is a moderately strenuous hike into the Mount Canaan Wilderness with both gradual and steep changes in elevation. The trail surface is uneven and rocky in most areas, with the exception of some a ...
Rockville, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.2
A day hike offering access to Observation Point. This trail provides a shorter and easier route to Observation Point and, in contrast to the paved trail from Weeping Rock, is open to horses.
Springdale, UT - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3
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A day hike or short backpack from Zion’s East Entrance over a high plateau to intersect the Observation Point Trail. Hikers can complete the East Rim Trail in a long day, or undertake it as a backpack ...
Orderville, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.8
There are three Emerald Pools—Upper, Middle, and Lower—and visitors may choose from as many trails: a short, 1.2-mile round-trip loop to the Lower Pool; a 1.9-mile round-trip visit to the Middle and L ...
Springdale, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
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A day loop through Fairyland Canyon. An enjoyable day hike, this route loops through the Fairyland amphitheater just north of Bryce Canyon. The trail can be accessed easily from a trailhead at Fairyla ...
Bryce, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
A backpack from Kolob Reservoir Road through the Hop Valley to La Verkin Creek. This trail begins in the sage flat atop the Kolob Terrace and then descends through the narrow dale of the Hop Valley be ...
Virgin, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.7
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