The Riverside Walk is an excellent easy Zion hike with tons of epic scenery with very little effort required. Alongside the Riverside Walk, it really feels like Zion National Park is just showing off… the scenery is really incredible.
The Weeping Rock Trail is a fun and easy Zion National Park hike. With a chance to get wet and also see beautiful wildflowers in one of Zion’s hanging gardens, this trail offers something for everyone in the family.
The Grotto Trail is a super-short, flat and easy hike in Zion Canyon National Park. This scenic walk runs through an idyllic forest along the base of a towering canyon wall. The Grotto Trail is also one of the best places in Zion Canyon to see wildlife, due to the flat, open, riverside forest opposite …
Those looking for easy Zion Canyon National Park hikes should look no further than the Pa’rus Trail. This flat, paved path begins at the Zion National Park Visitor Center and ends at Canyon Junction (shuttle stop #3).
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 …
The Watchman Trail in Zion National Park is a great kid-friendly hike which offers amazing views of Zion Canyon without a tremendous amount of work. The Watchman Trail follows along the side of a small canyon on the east side of Zion. The hiking trail is mostly in the open which results in increasingly impressive …
Chimney Rock is an impressive, towering natural spire which rises over 300 feet above the road. The Chimney Rock Loop takes you to the top of a mesa and allows hikers a view looking down on Chimney Rock as well as the amazing scenery up and down the valley.
Hickman Bridge is one of the most popular hikes in Capitol Reef National Park and is a good introduction to the park. This easy, scenic hike begins by following the Fremont River before starting to climb along the side of a large hill. The views of the surrounding cliffs and valley get amazing pretty quickly.
Capitol Gorge Trail is one of those hikes which is just naturally fun for the kids. It’s flat, it’s sandy, and the towering canyon walls keep them pinned in tightly so they can run wild and not get too far. It’s one of the best kid friendly hikes in Capitol Reef.
Located in the Needles district of Canyonlands National Park, the Slickrock Foot Trail is quite possibly the most fun hike we did during our Utah road trip with kids.