While the Zion National Park is one of the few parks with ample lodging in nearby Springdale. At just a few hundred yards outside of the main park entrance, it is certainly a great option. However, if you are able to pack your own gear, camping in Zion National Park offers the ability to skip the crowds trying to get in the park, which can involve waiting over an hour during peak months of the year!
Few National Parks in the country have as much packed into a small space asBryce Canyon National Park. To get out and reallyseethe park, though, it’s important to get off the road and get immersed in the Hoodoos.
To help, we’ve put together this guide on the Best Hikes in Bryce Canyon National Park. Though it’s a bit challenging to pick out only a few, we’re confident this list of day hikes will help you out as you plan your trip to Bryce Canyon National Park.
When you think of Arches National Park in Utah, the most likely landmark to come to mind is likely the famous Delicate Arch. However, probably the 2nd notorious arch in the park is Landscape Arch. This amazing geographical wonder spans over 290 feet and is the 5thlargest in the world.
Capitol Reef National Park is located near Torrey, Utah. If you haven’t been to Capitol Reef, it’s likely that you’ve never even heard of Torrey. Torrey is located roughly 11 miles away from the Visitor Center for the park, about 2.5 hours from Moab, UT (the nearest “large” city) and just over 3 hours from Salt Lake City, UT.
While packing for your visit to Capitol Reef National Park isn’t too hard, it helps to have a few tips to help make sure you are well prepared. Here are a few of the things that we think are "must haves" when planning a trip to Captiol Reef National Park!
The Bristlecone Loop Trail is an easy hike that includes Rainbow Point and Yovimpa Point. From these vantage points you have different (and great!) views. Plus, along the way you’ll be among the twisty Bristlecone Pines. While you won’t have the same breathtaking experience as you will on the Queens Garden and Navajo Loop Trail, we highly recommend heading out here, getting out of the car and taking this short walk to see a different part of Bryce Canyon!