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Desert Southwest

Devils Garden

The full Devils Garden Trail is a strenuous 8.35 mile loop, and has the unique distinction of being Arches National Park’s longest and hardest maintained trail.

Hiker Standing in Double O Arch

Double O Arch

The Double O Arch Trail is a moderate 3.75 mile one way hike in the Devils Garden of Arches National Park, bringing hikers to a spectacular double-decker arch, with many more along the way.

Landscape Arch Spanning over Vegetation

Landscape Arch

The Landscape Arch hike is an easy 2 mile round trip hike that brings hikers to Arches National Park’s largest natural arch.

Potash Evaporation Ponds Below Storm

East Rim Trail

The East Rim Trail in Dead Horse State Park, Utah is an easy 1.8 mile one-way hike that features unparalleled views of the scenery unfolding east of the park.

Sandstone Cliffs Above Colorado River

West Rim Trail

The West Rim Trail in Dead Horse Point State Park is an easy 6.5 mile hike. This includes the Big Horn Overlook, the Rim Overlook, and the Meander Overlook

Delicate Arch Rising Above Sandstone

Delicate Arch

The Delicate Arch hike is easily the most popular hike in Arches National Park, bringing hikers to arguably the most recognizable natural arch over a 1.5 mile moderate hike.

Canyon Below White Rim Overlook

White Rim Overlook

The White Rim Overlook Trail is an easy 0.9 mile out and back hike in the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park, bringing hikers to panoramic views overlooking the deep chasms surrounding the point.

Whale Rock Winding Into the Distance

Whale Rock

Whale Rock is a moderate 0.4 mile hike in the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park, bringing hikers to the top of a sandstone fin with 360 degree panoramic views.

Balanced Rock Below Storm Clouds

Balanced Rock

The Balanced Rock Trail is an easy 0.3 mile hike in Arches National Park that circumnavigates the prominent titular sandstone feature.

Hiker in Grand Wash

Grand Wash

Grand Wash is an easy 2.3 mile hike in Capitol Reef National Park that brings hikers through a deep canyon with imposing narrows roughly halfway through the hike.

Double Arch Above Landscape

Double Arch

The Double Arch Trail is a short and easy 0.3 mile hike to a gargantuan natural arch with two arches spanning above the end of the trail. Found the in the same parking area as The Windows Trail, it’s an easy addition while in the area.

Bottom of the Grand Canyon

South Kaibab Trail

The South Kaibab Trail is a 7.1 mile-long trail in Grand Canyon National Park, and is one of only three maintained trails within the park. The trail is infamous for its steep grade to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, offering both a quick route down to the Colorado River, and an exhausting but shorter alternative back up to the South Rim to its counterpart, the Bright Angel Trail.

Hiker in Sand Below Morning Glory Arch

Morning Glory Arch

Morning Glory Arch is a large natural arch in the back of a side canyon of Grandstaff Canyon in Moab, Utah. The 2.4 mile hike to the arch wanders along a perennial creek below gorgeous sandstone cliffs before entering the majestic side canyon that contains Morning Glory Arch.

Fog Surrounding the Park Avenue Trail

Park Avenue

The Park Avenue Trail in Arches National Park is a short and easy 1 mile hike that follows a wash through immense and massive sandstone cliffs.

Sun Behind Corona Arch

Corona Arch

Corona Arch is one of the more popular hikes outside of the national parks that surround Moab, Utah. At only 1.2 miles long, it makes for an easy escape to a massive arch in a beautiful sandstone landscape.

Turret Arch Below Twilight Sky

The Windows

The Windows Trail of Arches National Park is one of the most popular areas the park, attracting many of the visitors to the area for its spectacular sandstone arches and formations. Found here are some of the most iconic formations inside of the park, including the North Window and Turret Arch.

North Kaibab Trail

North Kaibab Trail

The 14.5 mile North Kaibab Trail in Grand Canyon National Park is one of only three maintained trails in the park, and like the others, has no shortage of phenomenal natural beauty.

Joe's Canyon Trail

Joe’s Canyon Trail

The 2.65 mile Joe’s Canyon Trail is a beautifully scenic Sonoran Desert grasslands trek up through a relatively lush and wild canyon, climbing out into the southern foothills of the Huachuca Mountains.

Highway 12 in Southern Utah

Highway 12 in Southern Utah Road Trip

Highway 12 in southern Utah is a breathtaking journey past some of southern Utah’s most picturesque features, including Red Canyon, Bryce Canyon National Park, Kodachrome Basin State Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Escalante Petrified Forest State Park, and Capitol Reef National Park.

Skyline Arch and Juniper Tree

Skyline Arch

Skyline Arch is an easy meander to the base of a gorgeous arch rising high above the ground. While visible from the road, it truly shines when viewed up close.

Sandstone Canyon

Panorama Trail

The 6.6 mile Panorama Trail in Kodachrome Basin State Park starts off easily enough, winding through junipers and pinyon pine trees past large sandstone buttes.

Scottsdale from Phoenix Mountains

Two Bit Peak

The Two Bit Peak Trail, formerly known as Peak 2429, is a rugged and adventurous 1.5 mile scramble up to outstanding views of the northern Phoenix area.

Piestawa Peak Summit

Piestawa Peak

The PIestawa Peak hike is a 1.2 mile hike up a prominent peak in the Phoenix Mountains Preserve, bringing hikers to a commanding view above the Phoenix, Arizona area.

Cohab Canyon and Waterpocket Fold

Frying Pan

The Frying Pan Trail is a moderate 2.8 mile hike connecting Cohab Canyon to Grand Wash in the Waterpocket Fold of Capitol Reef National Park, Utah.