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Red Canyon Trails Powell Ranger District Dixie National Forest

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Beautiful Area of Dixie National Forest - Red Canyon Trails

By the visitor center for Red Canyon there is a nice trails area. There are nice red rock views as... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
mini
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Fremont, California
Fun and beautiful hike called the Arches Trail near Red Canyon Visitor Center

This easy but steep trail was so beautiful. We found out about it from the Red Canyon Visitor... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Rita J
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Jacksonville, Florida
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225 E Center Street, Red Canyon Visitors Center 435 676 2676, Panguitch, UT 84759-0080
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

By the visitor center for Red Canyon there is a nice trails area. There are nice red rock views as well as views of trees. Its a short drive from Bryce Canyon and worthy to visit if in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

This easy but steep trail was so beautiful. We found out about it from the Red Canyon Visitor Center. A couple of arches, lots of windows and hoodoos. Rock colors so vibrant and pretty as it is in the whole area. We love this area...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rita J
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Newer station with friendly rangers and staff. Get your park passport stamp here while you enjoy the close ups with a few hoodoos and driving through a couple arches along the way to Bryce Canyon. Small station with a few hikes so not 5 stars.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank escape2az
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Double, Triple W-O-W. One can choose easy to moderate hikes. Short or longer. Be sure to take water, sunscreen and wear good athletic, hiking or walking shoes. Also advise a walking stick for stability on gravel trails. Amazing natural red sandstone structures. Losee Canyon I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

I enjoyed it more than the Queens Garden Navajo Loop in Bryce, largely because it was almost deserted. There were lots of hoodoos, a number of lovely red rock arches and a spectacular arch with three spans at the very top. The Arches Trail is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Red Canyon is wonderful place to hike with great trails and lesser crowds than Bryce Canyon; someone said it is like seeing Bryce Hoodoos right in your face! A wonderful new addition is the excellent 8.6-mile bike path constructed by the Dixie National Forest's Powell...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Red Canyon is a great spot to visit along HWY 12. It's free and there are several trails. There is also a paved walking and bike trial the extends the entire length of Red Canyon. There is National Forest Camping across from the visitor center,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

The desk workers took as much time as needed when I asked questions about hiking and biking in the area. Before I left for a particular hike, the volunteer handed me bird and plant identification brochures to make my hike more enjoyable.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Janice H
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The rangers are really helpful in describing the trails and helping you decide which will work. The views from the trails are stunning. The only reason for 4 stars instead of 5 is that signage lacked in some areas.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 4states
Reviewed 26 May 2016

There were 5 of us over 60 years old that did these three enjoyable, and very scenic trail. The Arches trail is down Casto Canyon Rd. to the Loose Trail head. 0.7 mile loop. Birdseye Trail along the canyon face through hoodoos. 1 and a...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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