Arches in Utah not in Arches National Park

An arch is a natural feature carved into soft rock by the wind. Since Utah has so much sandstone, and a fair amount of wind, our state is full of arches! Of course, we've written a Family Guide for Arches National Park, but you don't have to be in Arches in…

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Sand Dune Arch | Kanab

Sand Dune Arch is large free-standing arch near Kanab. It is not to be confused with the more famous Sand Dune Arch in Arches National Park, which is much better known. This arch is unique and you can walk right underneath. Sand Dune Arch near Kanab requires a short walk through…

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Johnson Canyon Arch in Snow Canyon

Johnson Canyon Arch is a simple, family-friendly trail that leads to an arch and a little canyon. This Snow Canyon State Park hike is only open to the public from October to Mid-March, so plan to hike this trail during those months. For more information about Snow Canyon, check out our…

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Lion’s Mouth Cave Hike | Cedar City

While on a trip to Cedar City we found a short, fun hike that ended at a great lookout point. There were even some petroglyphs along the way. This hike is called the Lion's Mouth Cave Hike (AKA Lion's Den Cave Trail), and it stretches about 1.0 mile roundtrip if you…

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Wonderstone Quarry

We aren't big rock collectors. In fact, we have tried really hard to keep our boys from collecting anything from nature, but to leave it as they found it. However, we make a few exceptions, like the Dugway Geode beds and the Wonderstone Quarry, both located in Utah's West Desert. The…

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