Category Archives: Kodachrome Basin State Park

Nature Trail (Kodachrome Basin State Park, UT)

Though not the most beautiful—nor the most diverse—hike in the area, the short, self-guided Nature Trail at Kodachrome Basin State Park is the most accessible, making this the best option for aging travelers, families with small children, and visitors in … Continue reading

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Angel’s Palace Trail (Kodachrome Basin State Park, UT)

Like many places in Utah, the ragged badlands and towering spires of Kodachrome Basin State Park are best viewed and photographed in the late afternoon. At Kodachrome, the perfect spot to watch the evening sun wane over the basin (especially … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Arch and the Sentinel Trail (Kodachrome Basin State Park, UT)

Amid a landscape of wrinkling badlands and mysterious spires, Shakespeare Arch is the only significant natural arch in Utah’s Kodachrome Basin State Park. The loop hike described here offers a short, pleasant walk out to the hidden arch, accented by … Continue reading

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Grand Parade Trail (Kodachrome Basin State Park, UT)

Kodachrome Basin State Park’s Grand Parade Trail is a short, pleasant loop along a wide, sandy trail with minimal elevation gain—making this hike good for families with children. The distinctive geological feature of Kodachrome Basin is the park’s collection of … Continue reading

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Panorama Trail (Kodachrome Basin State Park, UT)

At approximately 50-70,000 people per year, visitation at Kodachrome Basin State Park in southern Utah clocks in at just around 3% of its ever-popular neighbor’s up the road—Bryce Canyon—which absorbs nearly two million visitors annually. Though not as striking as … Continue reading

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