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Lower Calf Creek Falls Trail (Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, UT)

The half-day out-and-back to Lower Calf Creek Falls is the most popular hike in the Escalante Canyons area, and with good reason. Not only does the colorful and beautifully-framed 126-foot chute make for a blissful destination, but the journey itself … Continue reading

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Rim Overlook and Navajo Knobs Trail (Capitol Reef National Park, UT)

Peering down at Highway 24 or the Visitor Center from Rim Overlook or atop Navajo Knobs will give you a very different perspective of Capitol Reef National Park than the average visitor. The predominant view in the park is to … Continue reading

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Grand Wash Trail (Capitol Reef National Park, UT)

Connecting Highway 24 and the Fremont River with the Scenic Drive, Grand Wash is one of only six drainages cutting east-west through the 100-mile Waterpocket Fold. It also happens to be one of the flattest and easiest hikes in Capitol … Continue reading

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