Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition Guide Book

by Ron Adkison/JD Tanner/Emily Ressler-Tanner (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition  by Ron Adkison/JD Tanner/Emily Ressler-Tanner

128pp/maps
ISBN: 9781493028856

This handy guidebook, an abridged version of the comprehensive book Hiking Grand Staircase– Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region, is the first book about the Glen Canyon region that meets the needs of day hikers, whether they are a family on vacation or more serious hikers budgeting their time and energy.

© 2018 Ron Adkison/JD Tanner/Emily Ressler-Tanner/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition" Guide Book
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... Preview: Grand Gulch, a rich riparian oasis and outdoor museum of the ancient Anasazi culture, is one of Utah’s classic canyons, yet its remote setting is largely reserved for the backpacker willing to spend s ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Mexican Hat, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Cottonwood Creek, an often-dry stream course, has, over the ages, carved a long, deep, and winding canyon through the steeply tilted rock beds of The Cockscomb, ranging from the shadowed confines of n ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Henrieville, UT - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Devils Garden Outstanding Natural Area is an excellent place off Hole-in-the-Rock Road for an afternoon picnic followed by an hour or so of rewarding exploration. The garden is small, covering onl ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Escalante, UT - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 0.7
... Preview: Few hikers visit Sunset Arch, a delicate, graceful span on the south slopes of Fortymile Ridge, which is surprising considering the arch is accessible via a short and easy route. Most hikers who come ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Escalante, UT - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Government Trail to Grand Gulch offers an excellent hike into the Grand Gulch Primitive Area. Hikers are rewarded with amazing views, a wealth of archaeological sites, and one of the most beautiful de ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Brigham City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: Hog Springs Rest Area offers a pleasant stopover featuring two picnic sites with awnings and tables and a restroom nearby. The short stroll up Hog Canyon from the rest area offers a more intimate asso ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Hanksville, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Beyond the confines of Utah’s national parks, there are hundreds of outstanding canyons that rival those within the parks in their drama and beauty. Among these many canyons, Grand Gulch is one of the ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Mexican Hat, UT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Kodachrome Basin State Park, a 2,240-acre preserve southeast of Bryce Canyon National Park, is a place of vivid colors and dramatic landforms. Punctuated by the white chimneys of sand pipes, the orang ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Henrieville, UT - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: Lick Wash is one of many largely unknown, uncelebrated canyons carved into the remote White Cliffs of the Grand Staircase in southern Utah. What Lick Wash lacks in renown is compensated for by its inc ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
White Falls, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: This trip is one of the premier day hikes in the Escalante region, and for good reasons. The excellent self-guiding nature trail is easily accessible from scenic UT 12. In addition, a pleasant campgro ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Escalante, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.2
... Preview: The hike to the aptly named Cobra Arch is a rewarding day trip for hikers with good route- finding ability. The route follows the rim of The Dive, high above the nearly invisible slot of Buckskin Gulc ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.6
... Preview: This pleasant, easy day hike follows the course of upper Mule Canyon, one of the most accessible canyons in the Cedar Mesa region. Great bulging cliffs of Cedar Mesa sandstone embrace the canyon, whic ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Blanding, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Much like the main fork of Mule Canyon, the North Fork blends conifer forest and pinyon-juniper woodland with bold slickrock cliffs, providing easy access to a number of fine Anasazi ruins. This fork ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Blanding, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: Marinus Canyon is a classic, dry desert gorge, embraced by fluted 600-foot walls of Wingate sandstone. The low elevations of the canyon make it a fine choice for an early spring or late autumn outing, ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Hanksville, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Road Canyon is one of a half-dozen major canyons carved into the eastern flanks of Cedar Mesa and draining into Comb Wash. The canyon ranges from 100 to 400 feet deep, embraced by bulging walls of red ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Mexican Hat, UT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: The natural bridges of White Canyon were known by the Navajo and Paiute long before European settlers came to Utah. The Anasazi lived among the bridges in White Canyon, and hikers today visit the cany ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Blanding, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Few hikes in the Escalante region offer the rewards of this fine, short trip with such a minimal investment of time and effort. Vast expanses of Navajo sandstone slickrock and far-ranging vistas, plus ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Boulder, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: On this fine, short hike there is no particular destination other than the narrows of Willis Creek. Go as far as you wish; the best narrows are found along the first 1.3 miles. Where the broad wash of ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
White Falls, UT - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: Willow Gulch offers one of the best short day hikes, also suitable as an overnight trip, in the lower Escalante canyons. The scenic route follows slickrock gorges sliced into a domed landscape of Nava ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Escalante, UT - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Buckskin Gulch is the ultimate in canyon-country slot canyons. For 12.5 miles the gulch is enveloped in a very narrow gorge 100 to 200 feet deep, flanked by vaulting, convoluted walls of Navajo sandst ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region-3rd Edition"
Kanab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
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