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Arches & Canyonlands National Parks with Kids

We visited Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park with kids in late-April (our kids were 3 & 5 years old at the time). Our family loves being active, while enjoying the beauty of nature, so Arches and Canyonlands National Park were a perfect fit for our lifestyle. We spent 5 days in Moab, UT …

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Hiking Devil’s Garden Loop Trail with Kids in Arches National Park

The Devil’s Garden Loop Trail in Arches National Park has some of the park’s most outstanding scenery. Unfortunately for families with smaller kids, it is also one of the most difficult hikes within the park. This doesn’t mean that you need to stay away though; you can easily do a lot of this trail and …

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Hiking Lower Emerald Pool Trail with Kids in Zion National Park

The Lower Emerald Pool is an easy hike along a paved walking trail to an emerald pool of water being fed by a waterfall. After crossing the Virgin River on a fun half-moon bridge, the trail begins to climb slowly up the side of the mountain through a well-treed patch of forest.

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Hiking The Grotto Trail with Kids in Zion National Park

The Grotto Trail is a super-short, flat and easy hike in Zion Canyon National Park. This scenic walk follows along the base of a canyon wall between shuttle stop 6 (The Grotto) to shuttle stop 5 (The Zion Lodge). The Grotto Trail is also one of the best places in Zion Canyon to see wildlife, …

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Hiking Northgate Peaks Trail with Kids in Zion National Park

The Northgate Peaks Trail is a perfect choice to escape the crowds and the hot Zion Canyon National Park weather. Located northwest of the main Zion park area, this easy hike is a pleasant stroll through a mature Ponderosa Pine forest, paying off with great views of the Northgate Peaks and the Zion Canyon in …

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Watchman Trail with Kids in Zion National Park

The Watchman Trail is one of those great family-friendly Zion National Park hikes providing some amazing views of Zion Canyon without a tremendous amount of work. The trail follows along the side of a small canyon on the east side of the park. The trail is mostly in the open which results in increasingly impressive …

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