Utah’s Red Canyon: Golden Wall-Castle Bridge-Buckhorn Loop, April 2017

Colorful hoodoos every bit as impressive as Bryce Canyon National Park but without the crowds. Distance: 5.25 round trip Type: loop Difficulty: moderate with an estimated 1,000 foot elevation gain Best season: spring and fall Roughly thirty years ago, my family made a quick stop at Bryce Canyon National Park and nearby Red Canyon on …

Utah’s Red Canyon: Cassidy, Rich, & Ledge Point Trails, Sept 2016

Beat the crowds at Bryce Canyon National Park—hike in solitude with the pines and hoodoos at nearby Red Canyon Distance: 7 miles round trip (longer and shorter options available) Type: loop Difficulty: moderately difficult with 1,000′ elevation gain (elevation ranges from 7,000-8,000′) Best season: spring and fall Roughly thirty years ago, my family made a quick stop …