Synopses & Reviews
Wild, vast and rugged, Zion and Bryce Canyon are among America's most dramatic national parks, filled with towering cliffs, hanging gardens and a riot of surreal, rainbow-striped rock formations. Whether you want to hike narrow slot canyons or admire stunning views, our indispensable guide will help you explore these desert jewels, plus the best of southern Utah's other parklands.
Rock On - view spires, arches, bridges and hoodoos, and learn what forces created this eerie desert landscape
Get Active - hiking, canyoneering, mountain biking, rock climbing, river rafting, horseback riding and more
Explore Further - with chapters on Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Arches National Parks, plus Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the outdoor mecca of Moab
Kid Around - recommended sights, activities and accommodations for the whole family
Rest Easy - camp under the stars, pamper yourself at a luxury resort or bed down at a working horse ranch
...for the adventurous traveler who wants to live like a native.' --Real Simple Magazine, June 2005
National parks are Utah's biggest draw card, attracting 5 million visitors a year. This comprehensive guide to Utah's most popular national parks includes special chapters on planning, itineraries and activities that cover all travelers' needs, whether they're first-time day-trippers or seasoned hikers. The three hiking charts and more than 50 hikes displayed in this guide, take visitors to the heart of the canyons.
This comprehensive guide to Utah's most popular national parks includes special chapters on planning, itineraries and activities that cover all travelers' needs, whether they're first-time day-trippers or seasoned hikers.