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    A Thorough Guide to Adventure in Kanab Utah

    Kanab Utah is a small town of about 5000 people located along the Utah-Arizona border. Its location makes it ideal for exploring some of the best sites that Southern Utah and Northern Arizona have to offer.  In fact, for the adventure lover, it has to be one of the best-positioned towns in the United States. Within 1.5 hours in every direction you can find three National Parks, two National Monuments,…

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    Hiking a Utah Volcano – Snow Canyon’s Cinder Cone Trail

    One of the great trails in Utah’s Snow Canyon State Park is the Cinder Cone Trail. Hiking this unique trail takes you to the top of an actual volcano! Yes, Utah has volcanos! Snow Canyon State Park is located in the southwest corner of Utah, near the city of St George. It’s one of my two favorite Utah State Parks (Dead Horse Point is the other). Here you’ll find spectacular…

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    Canyoneering a Slot Canyon with East Zion Experiences

    Southern Utah has the highest concentrations of slot canyons in the world. Several of the most accessible are located near the town of Kanab. During a recent trip to Kanab, we participated in two different slot canyon adventures. Last post, I wrote about driving UTVs to Peek-A-Boo Canyon. Our second slot canyon adventure was even more intense. We spent a half day canyoneering Ladder Slot Canyon with East Zion Experiences.…

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    Exploring Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyon – An Adventure in Kanab Utah

    Kanab is a small southern Utah town located just across the border from Arizona. The town is surrounded by lots of natural beauty, and the entire area is an adventure wonderland.  We had an unexpected long weekend pop up in mid-October and I jumped at the chance to spend it in Kanab.  It was one of the last areas we hadn’t yet visited during our many southern Utah road trips…

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    A Weekend at The Sevier River Ranch & Cattle Company

    The Sevier River Ranch and Cattle Company is a vacation rental located in the southwest Utah town of Hatch.  I discovered this great property while looking for a place to stay on our first pandemic road trip to Bryce Canyon in the early summer of 2020.  It’s a working cattle ranch, but most of the buildings have been converted into rental units – 6 different units of varying sizes.  Almost…

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    Hiking in Utah’s Red Canyon – A Quiet Alternative to Bryce

    Red Canyon marks the start of Utah’s Scenic Byway 12.  Its features are similar to those in Bryce Canyon National Park – located 13 miles further along the Byway. Consequently, many visitors simply drive through while on their way to Bryce, admiring Red Canyon’s scenery from their car.  But, Red Canyon is worthy of a stop in its own right.  It features a Visitor Center, large parking lot, and several…