Zion National Park
Distance from Cane Beds Corral: 50 min, 43 miles
Located in southwestern Utah, this 146,000 acre National Park encompasses some of the most scenic canyon county in the US. With an elevation change of about 5,000 ft, visitors can enjoy a wide array of natural treasures: plateaus, canyons, hundreds of wildflowers & waterfalls.
Ideal Season: Spring
Popular Hikes: Angels Landing, The Narrows, Observation Point, Lower & Upper Emerald Pools Things to Note: Make sure to reserve a shuttle ticket
Grand Canyon National Park
Distance from Cane Beds Corral: 1 hr 40 min, 87 miles
The North Rim offers an exhilarating & serene Grand Canyon experience. Since it's at a higher elevation, more remote & less developed than the South Rim, you'll find fewer tourists!
Popular Hikes: Bright Angel Point Trails, Widforss Trail, North Kaibab Trail, Uncle Jim Trail
Things to Note: Private tours, mule rides and guided hikes are available for reservation on the park’s website.
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
Distance from Cane Beds Corral: 23 min, 15 miles
A quick 20-min drive from Cane Beds Corral will take you to the only major sand dune area in the region! The pink sand contrasts beautifully with the dark cliffs and rosy buttes. Plan to arrive 30 min-an hour before sunset, the contrast of the sky with the deep pinks of the sand is truly indescribable.
Ideal Season: Year round, but avoid mid-day hours, the sand gets hot!
Things to Note: UTV/ATV & Sand Sled rentals are available
Bryce Canyon National Park
Distance from Cane Beds Corral: 1 hr 45 min, 89 miles
If you think rocks only come in one color, you will be awestruck by the vibrancy of the world’s largest display of hoodos. Looking down on them from the forested plateau makes you feel like you're on another planet and as you hike down the rim to walk among them, you’ll find yourself mesmerized by the scale of them all.
Popular Hikes: Navajo Loop Trail, Queen’s Garden Trail, Sunset Point, Sunrise Point
Distance from Cane Beds Corral: 2 hrs
Page,AZ is home to some pretty incredible sights! It has become a hot spot for adventurers looking to explore slot canyons, lakes & other natural wonders such as Antelope Canyon (guided tour needed for access), Horseshoe Bend and Lake Powell. It's a beautiful, scenic drive that will take you through Kanab.
Vermilion Cliffs National Monument
Distance from Cane Beds Corral: 1 hr 18 min, 75 miles
Although Vermilion Cliff is home to The Wave, a very popular tourist stop (permit required), this 280,000 acre monument has SO MUCH to explore without the large crowds or waitlists!
Keep in mind that there's no visitor center and few paved paths but by doing a little research before hand, you'll be able to experience sandstone arches, sherbert-colored slot canyons and might be lucky enough to see a California condor!
Water Canyon Trailhead
Distance from Cane Beds Corral: 23 min, 10 miles
Located off the beaten track on the outskirts of Zion National Park, this local 2-mile hike is a great way to see the beauty of the canyons while avoiding the crowds. The ravine contains a permanent stream, flowing through a succession of beautiful cascades, pools and slot-like passageways. The narrows are not very long, separated by wider sections and interrupted by waterfalls, but are still quite spectacular.
Ideal Season: Spring-Fall
Distance from Cane Beds Corral: 17 minutes, 9 miles
Another local favorite, Maxwell Park is a great place for families. Ran by local volunteers, Maxwell Park has recently undergone renovations to its' facilities, making it perfect for family picnics or a relaxing day at the park.
Red Pueblo Museum
Distance from Cane Beds Corral: 30 minutes, 28 miles
It’s easy to forget about the history of the Native Americans who have lived in Arizona and Utah for centuries.The Red Pueblo Museum is dedicated to displaying the area’s rich Native American heritage and although small, the array of centuries-old artifacts are sure to both entertain and educate.