Arches National Park Balanced Rock Loop Hike
This easy, short hike will take you around the base of the balancing rock. It's only .3 miles long and easy terrain so everyone can enjoy the trip.
Arches National Park Delicate Arch Viewpoints
The lower Delicate Arch viewpoint is only 100 yards from the road. From the lower viewpoint you can hike roughly half a mile up hill to the upper viewpoint.
Canyonlands National Park Junior Ranger Program
This program has activities designed for children ages five and up. Your family can pick up a free Junior Ranger booklet at the Canyonlands visitor center and sign up for organized activities.
Island in the Sky Hike at Canyonlands National Park
Get up close to several rock formations, including Mesa Arch, by following a short, easy path.
Arches National Park Sand Dune Arch
The path to the San Dune Arch is less than half a mile and an easy walk for young children.
Canyonlands National Park Cave Spring Trail
Mix it up with something a little more personable. Cave Spring Trail features an old cowboy camp and prehistoric pictographs.
Arches National Park Landscape Arch Hike
This hike is a bit longer than most kid-friendly hikes at 1.6 miles, but it's a gravel surface and only has mild elevation gains. It also has trips to Tunnel and Pine Tree arches.
Arches National Park Visitors Center
The visitor center at Arches National Park has a variety of educational and hands-on exhibits that will keep the youngsters busy. And you can search for the perfect souvenir at its gift shop.
Canyonlands National Park Potholes
The potholes collect water and sprout their own little ecosystems that kids will have a great time exploring. They occur throughout the park and include creatures like tadpole shrimp.
Arches National Park Wolfe Ranch
Wolfe Ranch features the remains of the cattle ranch that was run by John Wesley Wolfe and his son Fred in the late 1800s. The cabin and corral are all that is left of one of the earliest settlements in the area.