Southeastern Utah

National parks, national monuments, slot canyons, antiquities, hiking, world-class mountain biking and more abound in this corner of the desert southwest. There are incredible wonders to be seen, unique natural beauty, and a thousand shades of red.

on the trail

There are numerous moderate to strenuous hiking opportunities from 8-12 miles and 2,000-3,000 feet of elevation gain. The possibilities are endless in the southeast corner of Utah. Visit one or more of these national parks or monuments:


  • Many of these hikes have no reliable water sources, so carrying 3-4 liters of water in addition to The Ten Essentials is recommended.
  • Hiking in this section of Utah is often by cairn and navigation. It's a good to keep your party together.
  • Often trails and slot canyons require some scrambling.
  • Suitable Activities: Backpacking, Day Hiking, Scrambling
  • Seasons: Year-round, September, October, November
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Land Manager: Land Manager Varies
  • Parking Permit Required: see Land Manager
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
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