Discover two of Utah’s most popular parks, conveniently situated to visit in a single trip. Established in 1919 Zion was Utah’s first national park and currently sees 4.5 million visitors annually, while Bryce Canyon gets 2.6 million. Beat the crowds with this guide to hikes and sights that no one should miss, exploring the canyons, hoodoos, and incomparable vistas across both destinations.
Attractive, all-color guidebook packed with info to help readers choose activities that meet their interests:
- Day hikes from 1 to 10 miles, with elevation from 250 to 1500 feet
- Distances and elevations measured in both US Standard and metric
- Information on park campgrounds and lodges
- Park basics: visitor centers, must-see sights and activities, permits and fees, fun facts, gateway towns, and more
- Overview of flora and fauna and the effects of climate change in each the park
About the Author
is the author of Hike the Parks: Joshua Tree National Park
and Hike the Parks: Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks
, both published by Mountaineers Books. He has also contributed over 250 trail descriptions across Southern California, the Sierra Nevada, Hawaii, Utah, Arizona, and Montana for ModernHiker.com, the West Coast's most widely read hiking website. Scott lives with his wife and son in Carlsbad, California. Visit him online at OneThousandMilesBlog.wordpress.com and on Instagram @scottturnerhikes.