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Best Moab Arches National Park Hikes

Best Moab   Arches National Park Hikes Author Rob Martinez
ISBN-10 9781937052201
Release 2015-03-09
Pages 104
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• A wide variety of hikes near Moab, Utah, and Arches National Park, from family-friendly to difficult treks • Includes detailed comments, route descriptions, driving directions, maps, difficulty ratings, and nearest landmark • Fits in your pocket or daypack and features color photos and maps throughout the book The Best Moab and Arches National Park Hikes is the first pack guide for the state of Utah by Colorado Mountain Club Press. The 20 hiking trails in this fit-in-your-pocket guide range from the world famous Delicate Arch, in Arches National Park, to hikes in Dead Horse Point State Park, where you can peer 2,000 feet down to the Colorado River. Each hike provides a glimpse into what many consider to be the most scenic part of Utah’s red rock country, taking you to Landscape Arch, one of the world’s largest natural rock spans, and Horseshoe Canyon, containing what many believe to be the most significant rock art in North America. Arches National Park is renowned for having over 2,000 arches within the park boundary—the largest concentration of natural stone arches in the world.



Best Easy Day Hikes Canyonlands and Arches National Parks

Best Easy Day Hikes Canyonlands and Arches National Parks Author Bill Schneider
ISBN-10 9781493027408
Release 2017-06-01
Pages 96
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Fully updated and revised, this edition includes trail descriptions and maps of the author's favorite short hikes in Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. All hikes included in this bookare on well-defined, easy-to-follow trails, and take hikers into some of the most scenic sections of the park.



Utah Trails Moab Region

Utah Trails Moab Region Author Peter Massey
ISBN-10 9781930193093
Release 2006-09-01
Pages 209
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This guidebook contains detailed trail information for 57 trails in and around Moab, Monticello, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, Green River, Mexican Hat, Bluff, and Blanding. NEW, full COLOR addition to our Trails series! These handy 6x9? books include scenic drives plus a whole lot more! Including some of America's best mountain biking, hiking, camping and fishing areas! Ghost towns galore? Step back into the past while wandering through abandoned mining areas, old buildings, and even entire towns. INCLUDES GPS coordinates throughout each book.



100 Classic Hikes Utah

100 Classic Hikes  Utah Author Julie Trevelyan
ISBN-10 9781594859250
Release 2016-07-15
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• Only the best hikes selected from a state with an abundance of trail riches • Utah is a national destination for hikers • Hikes range from easy day hikes to more challenging backpacking trips 100 Classic Hikes: Utah expands Mountaineers Books' most popular hiking guidebook series. Like the other titles in the series, this new addition is coffee-table quality and makes a great gift for long-time Utah hikers, as well as for new arrivals and vacationers. Featuring full-color photographs and maps, 100 Classic Hikes: Utah covers the best and most popular hikes in the state, providing a range of trail options. The "Hikes at a Glance" table makes it simple to quickly find hike length, difficulty, when to go, and special highlights of the outing you seek. This is a full-state guidebook organized by region. The North Central region includes the Wasatch Mountains along with Antelope Island State Park, House Range, and Deseret Peak Wilderness Area, while the Northeast features the high Uintas, Bear River Range, Flaming Gorge, and Dinosaur National Monument. Southern Utah features many of the nation’s premier national parks and monuments. The Southeast region includes hikes around Moab, Arches National Park, Grand Gulch, Canyonlands National Park, Natural Bridges, and more. South Central covers Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase-Escalante, Kodachrome, Horseshoe Canyon unit of Canyonlands, and other areas. Finally, the famed Southwest part of the state features Bryce Canyon National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Zion National Park, Snow Canyon, and beyond.



Best Easy Day Hikes Moab

Best Easy Day Hikes Moab Author Stewart M. Green
ISBN-10 9780762767830
Release 2011-04-12
Pages 136
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Hikes varying from fifteen-minute strolls to half-day adventures, this guidebook is for everyone, including families.



Hiking the Southwest s Canyon Country

Hiking the Southwest s Canyon Country Author Sandra Hinchman
ISBN-10 0898869498
Release 2004
Pages 286
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The beautiful landscape of the Four Corners Region and other Natural Monument areas come to life through an indispensable hiking guide covering trails suited for all skill levels, complete with maps, itineraries, and color photos. Original.



4WD Trails Southeast Utah

4WD Trails  Southeast Utah Author Peter Massey
ISBN-10 0966567560
Release 2001-05-01
Pages 207
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This 2-color scenic driving guidebook is loaded with detailed information covering 57 trails in Southeast Utah. Trails are in the vicinity of Moab, Canyonlands, Mexican Hat, Bluff, Monticello, Green River and Blanding. Find ancient petroglyphs and pictographs, get information on historic events, ghost towns, land barons, mining camps and more! Good backcountry campsites and hiking trailheads are included. GPS coordinates throughout. Contact information for the BLM and national forest areas are given. Many photographs, both current and historic.



Hiking from Here to WOW Utah Canyon Country

Hiking from Here to WOW  Utah Canyon Country Author Kathy Copeland
ISBN-10 0899975224
Release 2013-03-15
Pages 446
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This full-color guide covers 90 trails in southern Utah's spectacular canyon country that epitomize the "wonder of wilderness." The authors hiked more than 1600 miles through Zion, Bryce, Escalante-Grand Staircase, Glen Canyon, Grand Gulch, Cedar Mesa, Canyonlands, Moab, Arches, Capitol Reef, and the San Rafael Swell in order to compile their list of 90 WOW hikes. Coverage ranges from short dayhikes to multi-day backpacking adventures. The book describes precisely where to find the redrock cliffs, slick-rock domes, soaring arches, and ancient ruins that make southern Utah unique. And it does so in a refreshing style--honest, literate, entertaining, and inspiring.



Hikernut s Canyon Lands Companion A Guide to the Best Canyon Hikes in the American Southwest

Hikernut s Canyon Lands Companion  A Guide to the Best Canyon Hikes in the American Southwest Author Brian Lane
ISBN-10 9781581577600
Release 2013-04-15
Pages 196
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To hike and explore the southwest canyon country is to experience a world unlike any other, and award-winning author Brian Lane places his nearly twenty years experience hiking throughout this area to good use in detailing day hikes and backpacking excursions. Covering the ancient physiographic Colorado Plateau, the region today known colloquially as the Four Corners encompasses eight national parks, ten national monuments and a national recreation area. To hike and explore the southwest canyon country is to experience a world unlike any other, and award-winning author Brian Lane places his nearly twenty years experience hiking throughout this area to good use in detailing trails, permits and logistics, safety concerns, proper gear, wildlife and geology, and contact information for local services. The book includes detailed maps and trailhead directions, as well as beautiful color photographs which will kindle the desire to trek this area yourself.



Moon Zion Bryce

Moon Zion   Bryce Author W. C. McRae
ISBN-10 9781631215018
Release 2017-04-18
Pages 350
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Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure With five national parks within a day's drive of one another, southern Utah is a dream destination for spectacular outdoor adventure and staggering natural beauty. Moon Zion & Bryce is the ultimate guide to crafting a memorable journey through this diverse and thrilling landscape. Moon Zion & Bryce features: Full coverage of southern Utah's five national parks and their surrounding regions: Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, and Capitol Reef National Park Itineraries for every timeline and travel style, ranging from one day in each park to a week-long road trip covering all of them, including: Avoiding the Crowds, Red Rocks Road Trip, Ancient Rock Art, Best Day Hikes, and Family Fun Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps of each park Strategies for getting to the parks and traveling between them, with suggestions on the best places to stop along the way to eat, rest, or explore Expert tips for travelers looking to go backpacking, canyoneering, mountain biking, rafting, rock climbing, horseback riding, or hiking, plus essential packing and health and safety information The top activities and unique ideas for exploring each park: Find the best spot for photographing the sunrise, or embark on an adrenaline pumping white-water rafting excursion down the Colorado River. Enjoy the serenity of Bryce in the winter season with a cross-country ski day, or take a week-long summer road trip to hit every spot on your list. Explore the beautiful remains of ancient Native American rock art on display all over the parks, or discover the creative, energetic spirit of nearby Moab Valuable insight from seasoned explorers and regional experts Bill McRae and Judy Jewell Where to stay inside and outside the parks, including the best spots to pitch a tent, park your RV, or relax at an upscale resort Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations Coverage of gateway cities and towns, including Moab and less crowded areas like Kodachrome Basin and Escalante Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and history Hitting more of North America's incredible national parks? Try Moon Grand Canyon, Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton, or Moon Glacier National Park. Hitting the road? Try Moon Southwest Road Trip.



The Best of the Southwest

The Best of the Southwest Author Steve Carr
ISBN-10 9781543928952
Release 2018-03-19
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I worked for 15 years for the U.S. Forest Service on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and spent almost every weekend exploring the wonders of the American Southwest. My last trip was in the summer of 2017, to check and verify each recommendation in this book. This guide book is the second in a series called the "Best of the Southwest", and it is divided into two parts, featuring a 7-day and a 14-day trip out of the hub city of Salt Lake City, Utah. It covers a rather loosely defined geographical area of Eastern Utah that I call Canyonlands, and I will unlock the secrets of this magical part of America. Your journey will take you to wondrous places with exotic names: Flaming Gorge; Dinosaur National Monument; The Wedge and Buckhorn Wash area of the San Rafael River; Arches National Park; Moab; Canyonlands National Park; the Abajo and Manti-LaSal Mountains; unique Mormon towns like Monticello, Blanding, and Bluff; the San Juan River and Mexican Hat; the Goosenecks; the Moki Dugway; Muley Twist; Cedar Mesa and Grand Gulch; Natural Bridges and the infamous Bears Ears; White Canyon; the weird crossroads town of Hanksville and the spooky ghost town of Hite on the dried up shores of Lake Powell; Goblin Valley; Capitol Reef; Fish Lake; the volcanic hills of the Koosharem Valley; the techno-towns of Provo and Orem; and then back to the grand Temple in Salt Lake City. I am going to show you the best places to shop, buy your liquor and supplies, where to stay for the night or even camp if you like to rough it, the best hikes and entertaining cultural attractions, and the best places to eat. I will take all of the guesswork out of your exciting and fun trip to the Southwest. The Best of the Southwest series gives you very few choices. I lived in the Southwest and explored the Canyonlands for fifteen years. I know it like the back of my hand. I know the best places to eat, stay, visit, and hike. And if you were doing the trip with me, we would follow my itinerary to the letter. That's why you paid for the book: to find out the best things to do and how to do them in a logical way, given the limited time you will be vacationing. Rather than give you a list of restaurants in each town organized by cuisine and price, I tell you where I would eat. And instead of listing all the hikes in a park organized by their difficulty and length, I steer you to the best hikes. Hotels are always a subjective and budgetary consideration. I don't spend a lot of time in the hotel. I sleep there and then leave and maybe use the pool. So, I don't need luxury. You might feel different about that, and that's fine. I have provided handy URL links to each attraction listed in this book, so you can find additional information and get the up-to-date prices and conditions. But please keep in mind that the links were created in 2017. Links die. Businesses close. The Southwest is fluid and always changing. So, before you leave on your trip, you should check the links to make sure they are still valid, and if they aren't, make a note of the new ones. The seven days and fourteen days trips are not identical. In most respects they are quite different. For instance, the first four days of the longer trip cover a vast area that will not be visited by those doing the shorter trip. But some of the days do mirror one another (Arches, Canyonlands - Island in the Sky, Little Wild Horse Slot Canyon, and some of Capitol Reef), so there is some unavoidable repetition. As an added bonus, I am going to fill in your days with many helpful "Insider Tips" that will give you information about the places you visit that few people know about. And I will also show you how the save your hard-earned money! So, just load this trusty guide onto your smartphone or iPad, follow my handy dandy directions, and the Canyonlands will come alive beyond your wildest dreams.



Arches National Park Dayhiker s Guide

Arches National Park Dayhiker s Guide Author Jerome Malitz
ISBN-10 1555663362
Release 2005
Pages 116
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In only 119 square miles there are over 2,000 natural formations. This guide the hiker to the best spots.



Best Climbs Moab

Best Climbs Moab Author Stewart M. Green
ISBN-10 9780762767526
Release 2011-02-01
Pages 144
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With Best Climbs, FalconGuides introduces a new type of guidebook to some of America's most popular climbing destinations. Written for nonlocal climbers who have only a few days to climb during each visit, these guides provides visually appealing, to-the-point information that filters out the classic routes and very best climbs. Written by an expert local climber, each guide features: - 150-200 routes of moderate difficulty, rarely rating above 5.11 - sections that each cover a different climbing area and route history - detailed color topos - stunning action photos - a contemporary, exciting design Best Climbs Moab covers Wall Street, Arches National Park, The Icecream Parlor in King Creek Canyon, Castleton Tower, and Fisher Towers.



Hiking the Four Corners

Hiking the Four Corners Author Tanner JD
ISBN-10 9781493014637
Release 2015-01-07
Pages 224
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Hiking the Four Corners offers day hikes and is encouraged for visitors, locals looking for fun challenges, and families wanting to hike together. Every hike includes prominent landmarks, GPS coordinates and waypoints, detailed hike descriptions and maps, and easy-to-find trailhead directions, along with excellent full-color photos portraying the amazing scenery that makes up the Four Corners. This guide includes everything from serene high plains desert hikes in New Mexico and Arizona to trails that take hikers back through time as they reach the ancient ruins in the Utah canyons. Hikers will be directed to popular Colorado 14,000 foot peaks and less known hidden treasures in northwest New Mexico. Look inside to find: Mile-by-mile directional cues Difficulty ratings, trail contacts, fees/permits, and best hiking seasons Invaluable trip-planning information, including local lodging and campgrounds Full-color photos throughout



Fodor s Utah

Fodor s Utah Author Fodor's Travel Guides
ISBN-10 9781640970359
Release 2018-06-19
Pages 304
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Written by local experts, Fodor's travel guides have been offering advice and professionally vetted recommendations for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Utah is a top destination for skiers and hikers, history buffs and adventurers, and caters to those who enjoy the finer things in life. With outstanding geological formations and ever-reaching landscapes, its natural wonders (which tourists can either climb over or drive through), are unparalleled, from salt flats to red rock canyons, and the desert to the Rocky Mountains. Shopping and entertainment hubs exist in the picturesque small towns across the state, and innovative culinary creations await visitors throughout Utah. This travel guide includes: •ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE contains a brief introduction and spectacular color photos that capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout Switzerland •UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: New restaurants and hotels in top areas like Salt Lake City, Park City, and the communities surrounding the national parks. •SPECIAL FEATURES: The best places to hike, bike, ski, raft, fish, and horseback ride are covered in the Outdoor Adventures section, along with tips on what to wear and when to go. The Great Itineraries section offers a road trip for the national parks, a plan for seeing Salt Lake City's highlights, and suggestions for hitting the ski slopes. The best places to spot petroglyphs and dinosaur fossils are also covered. Each national park—Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion—has its own chapter with information on scenic drives, top hikes, and places to eat and stay within the parks. •INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Convenient overviews present each region and its highlights, and chapter planning sections have good advice for making the most of your time and getting around by car. •SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE: The renowned Sundance Film Festival takes place annually in downtown Park City, Utah, every January, attracting movie stars and independent filmmakers from all over the world. •DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Utah offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks in every category. •COVERS: Salt Lake City, Park City and the Southern Wasatch, North of Salt Lake City, Dinosaurland and Eastern Utah, Capitol Reef National Park, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Southwestern Utah, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Moab and Southeastern Utah



50 Best Short Hikes in Utah s National Parks

50 Best Short Hikes in Utah s National Parks Author Greg Witt
ISBN-10 9780899977256
Release 2014-01-20
Pages 256
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Utah's five national parks--Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion--hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery. In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah's National Parks, veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both "must see" and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, because it quickly helps readers identify the hikes and sights that will make the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment. Each hike in the book includes distances, highlights, area maps, and easy-to-follow trailhead directions to make hike selection fast and efficient. Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip. Even avid hikers and experienced desert explorers will find new insights and discoveries as Witt's interesting and approachable style details the geologic forces that created this landscape. He brings to life the human history--prehistoric cliff-dwellers, native tribes, ranchers, farmers, loggers, miners, and outlaws--that adds to the color of the Colorado Plateau where these five parks are set.



Moon Arches Canyonlands National Parks

Moon Arches   Canyonlands National Parks Author W. C. McRae
ISBN-10 1631215043
Release 2017-05-09
Pages 169
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Find Your Adventure Seasoned travel guide authors W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell share their expert perspective on Arches and Canyonlands, guiding you to a memorable and unique experience. Whether you're hiking, biking, or rafting the parks, Moon Arches & Canyonlands National Parks has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “Best Day Hikes” and “River Trips,” expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Bill and Judy's trustworthy advice, Moon Arches & Canyonlands National Parks provides the tools for planning your perfect trip! Moon Arches & Canyonlands National Parks covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including: Island in the Sky District Horseshoe Canyon Unit Cedar Mesa and Vicinity Moab