Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks Guide Book

by Bill Schneider (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Canyonlands and Arches National Parks  by Bill Schneider

120pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 9781493027378

Fully updated and revised, this edition includes trail descriptions and maps of the author's favorite short hikes in Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. All hikes included in this book are on well-defined, easy-to-follow trails, and take hikers into some of the most scenic sections of the park.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 32.
... Preview: A very easy walk to the base of a fragile, picturesque rock formation. This is a short hike, perfect for travelers who would like to stretch their legs without working up a big sweat. You can see Ba ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.3
... Preview: A moderately difficult and very heavily used route to the world’s most famous arch. If you’ve ever seen a postcard or poster of Arches National Park, you’ve probably seen Delicate Arch. This amazing ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: A ranger-guided tour of a rare desert environment. To see the Fiery Fur nace area of Arches National Park, you can take a ranger-led tour. You can explore the area by yourself with a hiking permit o ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: A short stroll to the longest arch in the world, plus a short side trip to two more large arches. The hike to Landscape Arch is akin to the trip to Delicate Arch. It’s one of those must-see features o ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: A scenic stroll in the shadow of nature’s skyscrapers. The Park Avenue Trail is most aptly named for New York City’s famous street. Early travelers noticed a similarity between these sandstone spires ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: A moderate hike to one of the most remote arches in the park. Tower Arch is a short but rugged hike, or as indicated by the sign at the trailhead, a primitive trail, and the NPS considers it “strenuou ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: Three fantastic arches along a short, scenic trail. The scenery is sensational on this short hike, but don’t expect to have it to yourself. Almost everybody who comes to the park hikes up to see these ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: A short but not easy climb to a scenic viewpoint of the Island in the Sky area. This hike can be deceptively difficult. The first two-thirds of the trail is well defined and on packed sand, but near t ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: A short, uphill walk to a big arch accessed by a 4WD road. Just before the end of Horse Canyon Road is the trailhead sign for Castle Arch Trail and a spot to pull off the main road. From here, the tr ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: An opportunity to learn about the cultural history and desert plant life on a short hike. If you’re in the Needles area and have an extra hour, the Cave Spring hike is a pleasant way to spend it. Th ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Monticello, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: A popular, ultra-scenic loop hike, requiring a four-wheeldrive vehicle to reach the trailhead. If you like to save the best until last, take this trail clockwise. This involves walking on a road for t ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: A great day hike for hikers with a four-wheel-drive vehicle to reach the trailhead. If you’re camped at Devils Kitchen, this is an excellent choice for a day hike. The loop can be taken from either di ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.1
... Preview: A shuttle hike through some of the best scenery in the Needles District. If your party has two vehicles, or you’re staying at the Squaw Flat Campground and one member of your party volunteers to drop ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.9
... Preview: This interesting hike has two destinations. You can hike down to the bottomland where an old ranch building sits (a 4-mile round-trip), or you can climb up to the top of a small butte (3 miles out-and ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3-4 miles
... Preview: A short wash walk to a massive arch at the end of a 4WD road. The Fortress Arch Trail starts right at the end of Horse Canyon Road. From the parking area, it heads up a dry wash and stays there, with ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: A short walk with a scenic view that serves as a welcome relief from traveling the White Rim Road. At this point on White Rim Road, due east of the Island in the Sky visitor center, you’ll have been b ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: An easy day hike with a well-named view. The NPS has placed several wonderful interpretive signs at the Grand View Trailhead, including a panoramic sign that names many of the prominent features in th ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: A nice day hike and a good choice for people who want to hike in the Maze District but don’t have a 4WD vehicle. This trail is actually an abandoned jeep road. That means it has a fairly easy grade, b ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: A very short walk to a magnificent arch with a spectacular view. This is a perfect trail for beginners. It’s easy and short, and a detailed display at the trailhead explains how to hike the trail. Alt ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: A route developed by climbers for some of their favorite climbs, but also a nice hike for non-climbers. You need a 4WD vehicle to reach this trailhead. This trail climbs up and around the Zeus and M ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Canyonlands and Arches National Parks"
Moab, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2