Hiking Programs

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7735 - Hiking: Bryce and Zion National Parks

Red Spires in Bryce Canyon
With red rock spires, chimneys and hoodoos, the landscape of Zion and Bryce National Parks create a showcase of geology that beckons to be discovered! Lace up your hiking shoes and venture into an environment a million years in the making and ideal for exploring on foot.

2272 - Hiking in Utah’s Splendor: Great Parks and Monuments

Sunset at the Grand Canyon
In Zion, Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon and Capitol Reef national parks, as well as in Grand Staircase national monument, make discoveries about the complexity of human settlement and the mingled adaptation of plants, animals and humans. From dwarf pinion pine forest to ancient bristlecone pine and high country, hike daily with a geologist and ponder the forces that created massive cliffs, the gouge of the Colorado River, hoodoos, domes, and much more.

2276 - Zion National Park: Hike Tranquil Trails to Distinct Discoveries!

Cliffs of Zion
The Great White Throne, Angels Landing, Scouts Lookout, Walter’s Wiggles, Weeping Rock and Emerald Pools — the names of the rock formations and features of Zion National Park beckon to be discovered. On this hiking adventure deep in the park, learn the how, why and when of their formation. A geologist and experienced instructors accompany you on field study involving short on-site classes and hikes to breathtaking vistas, narrows and unique locations.

22297 - Discovery Hikes and Adventures in Utah’s Grand Circle of Parks and Monuments

Arches National Park
Experience the most iconic hikes and adventures in the national parks and monuments of the American Southwest. From prehistoric cliff dwellings and slot canyons to waterfalls and river rapids, treat yourself to the Southwest’s full range of spectacular natural wonders. Hike in and explore Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches and Canyonlands national parks. Make trailside discoveries along the Colorado River and at Grand Staircase-Escalante, Natural Bridges and Rainbow Bridge national monuments. Lace up your hiking shoes for all of this and more in an environment a million years in the making and ideal for exploring on foot. Plus enjoy whitewater rafting on Colorado, a flight over Canyonlands and a visit to an ancient Native American cliff dwelling near Monument Valley.

Other Active Outdoor Programs:

17440 - Hiking the Grand Staircase


15710 - Death Valley Desert Landscapes and Lake Mead


7608 - Death Valley and Valley of Fire


6091 - Learn to Play the Best Golf of Your Life at Four Courses in Red Rock Country