So close to Zion National Park that many that visit it also come to Bryce. One of the seven wonders of the world and one of the most visited parks in the USA.
Cedar Mountain, 22 miles away in Dixie National Forest. Red Canyon is by Bryce Canyon and as with Bryce escrts loaded with unique hoodoos and hiking.
This rim is the more spectacular of the rims but its rustic setting keeps visitors to a minimum when compared to the commercial and populated South Rim. It gets less visitors but its beauty certainly does not pale with the other parks.
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For backcountry camping, there is a ton of BLM land in the White Cliffs east of Zion, south of the main road, some of which is free, beautiful accommodations right next to the expensive national park! Most people come to the dunes to walk out on the boardwalk and play a bit in the sand.
A hot spot for photographers and hikers alike. Zion is escots hikers mecca and even those just out for scenic drives will be in awe. A great little park of sand dunes located nearby.
The North Rim however only gets a small percentage of the total visitors. Red Canyon, 47 miles away in Dixie National Forest.
Scenery and water galore. This is a spectacular monument that rivals Bryce Canyon National Park.
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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument 9 miles to the east. Bryce Canyon National Park60 miles to the northeast. Lake Powell95 miles to the east.
Two million acres of wilderness to hike and enjoy. Home to the popular rock formation known as the Wave. Paria Canyon car,el, 60 miles away.
Routes through Mount Carmel Junction. There is nothing commercial about this place, but if you want to hike in beauty and solitude, it's magnificent.
Both are in Dixie National Forest. Utah's most visited national park, with visitors in the millions each year. Cedar Mountain is a whole different world of hiking, fishing and fun in an aspen and spruce forest. The Grand Canyon85 miles to the south North Rim.
Bryce Canyon has jaw dropping beauty. Cedar Breaks National Monument45 miles to the northwest.