Amid dramatic red rock, wild desert, and bizarre hoodoo formations lie Zion and Bryce Canyon. Whether you want to zigzag up the Angels Landing trail, snap a photo under a towering arch at sunset, or have a road-trip adventure, gear up with this top-selling guide to southern Utah’s national parks.
Author: Sara Benson
Detailed Itineraries – explore Zion, Bryce, Canyonlands, Arches and Capitol Reef National Parks plus Moab, Grand Staircase-Escalante and southern Utah with 15 great itineraries
Best Hiking Routes – includes 62 of the most enjoyable hikes through slot canyons, atop dazzling viewpoints and into the backcountry, with easy-to-use charts and topographic hiking maps
Family-Friendly Options – information on ranger programs, horseback riding, top family hikes and more in our special Kids & Pets chapter
Adventure Ideas – covers hiking for all levels, mountain biking, canyoneering, rafting and volunteering, plus chapters on equipment and safety issues
With nine weeks of in-park research and more than 200 miles of trails hiked, our authors offer sound advice for visitors