The first national park in Utah is Zion National Park. You can stroll along the same trails that explorers and indigenous people did in the park during the 18th century. Huge sandstone cliffs in various shades of red, cream, and pink can be found. You can explore an amazing collection of animals and flora that will enthrall you in Zion. It's woodland, desert, coniferous forest, and river living zones are home to 75 animal species, 19 species of bats, 289 bird species, and 32 reptile species.
Have you decided to embark upon a guided tour, but you’re struggling with deciding on the best tour for you, and your friends and family? From Hiking/Canyoneering a beautiful slot canyon to ATV expeditions in spectacular sand dunes, there is an adventure for everyone. The best Zion National Park tour.
Zion National Park Adventure Tours
ATV and UTV Tours
The Peek A Boo Slot Canyon Kanab ATV Tour is the most well-liked ATV tour. Tour the legendary slot canyons by ATV through the stunning sand dunes! Experienced tour guides will lead you as you admire stunning 100-foot sandstone walls. The Great Chamber ATV Tour, "The Combo" Peek-A-Boo Canyon & Great Chamber, and The Half Day'ER Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyon, The Great Chamber, and Hoodoos are other possibilities for ATV tours.
Hiking and Canyoneering Tours
Canyoneering and The Huntress Half-Day Hiking Tour are two of the most well-liked and well-attended tours. You will have a professionally trained and experienced guide with you as you set out on this hiking and rappelling adventure. The huntress is a four-rappelling sequence that requires both hiking in and out. You will be able to appreciate the canyon's breathtaking scenery and feel secure as a novice rappeller. The Wave Hiking Tour and The White Wave Hiking Tour are two other hiking excursions for you to enjoy.
You will enjoy a fantastic fishing experience whether you are a newbie or an experienced fisher. A distinctive method of fishing is fly fishing. The bait is frequently designed to seem like a fly hovering either above or just below the water's surface. Along the lush green banks of the river, which has a lovely, smooth flow, are bends. An experienced tour leader will teach you the technique, strategy, and provide expert advice on your journey.
Horseback Riding Tour
A tranquil equestrian excursion in the stunning Cave Lakes Canyon provides the ideal setting for a wonderful experience. You will travel past magnificent green fields and walls made of red sandstone that are 100 feet tall. You will have access to a huge landscape that you can explore, including secluded lakes and verdant meadows.
Zion Jeep Rental
One of the most exciting and breathtaking ways to get out and see the world is to go on a thrilling 4x4 off road jeep adventure.You will explore the terrain of Zion National Park and enjoy a brand new 2022 Jeep Gladiator. Take advantage of the miles of all-terrain trails that wind through Zion National Park to get to rare panoramas that a jeep will make it easy to enjoy. Whether for a day or multiple days, there is no better place to rent a jeep than Kanab. This area opens up exploration to neighboring, difficult-to-reach renowned geological formations and takes you to the four local national parks, to include the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Escalante Grand Staircase.
Zion ATV and UTV Tours
ATV Tours create an environment for you and your group to connect with each other and the great outdoors. Not only will you connect with nature, but you have the opportunity to spend time with your friends and family, outside of your busy everyday life. If you’re looking for a fun activity to spend time with your family, looking to relieve stress, seeking adventure, or want to add excitement to your exercise regimen, you can’t go wrong with an ATV Tour. It will provide all of these things and more.
Available ATV & UTV Tours:
ATV and UTV Tour Ages:
All ATV Tour Ages range from 1-100
ATV Tour Price Range:
In Zion and Kanab, ATV and UTV tour cost from $259 to $599.
Best Times to take an ATV Tour:
Although the weather in Kanab, Utah is pleasant year-round, Traveling there in the spring or fall would be ideal, so you can see everything on your list. Snowfall causes portions of Bryce Canyon and the whole North Rim of the Grand Canyon to close in the winter and spring. Although there are more people visiting the national parks in the summer, it's still a great time to go. If you happen to visit Southern Utah in the Winter, the chance for pleasant riding temperatures are better there than anywhere else in the state. You still can have an enjoyable experience. Insert copy
ATV and UTV Tour Highlights:
While on an ATV Tour you will experience the beauty of your surroundings while exploring the wonders of nature. Get up close with colorful soaring sandstone walls, and learn about their ancient history. The thrill and speed of the ATV on your journey will give you the exhilaration that you’re seeking, while our expert guides keep you safe.
Tips for ATV and UTV Tours
Zion Hiking and Canyoneering Tours
The most popular attractions in the area, such as the Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, and other national parks, are accessible from Kanab. There are many fascinating things to do in Kanab's beautiful sandstone landscape, from long hikes through the world's longest and deepest slot canyons to jaw-dropping sights like the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Canyoneering includes the adventurous activities of hiking using rope systems, a harness, and helmets, rappelling, scrambling with sliding, and route-finding.There is also the inclusion of cliff jumping. For highly experienced canyoneers, canyoneering may also include swimming, rock climbing, bouldering, abseiling, and cliff leaping.
Available Hiking and Canyoneering Tours:
Hiking and Canyoneering Tour Ages:
All Hiking and Canyoneering Tour Age Requirements are 8 and up
Hiking and Canyoneering Tour Price Range:
Half-day hiking tour & Canyoneering tour ranges from $109-$129
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You must obtain a permit before contacting us for this tour.
Best Times to take an Hiking / Canyoneering Tour
You can enjoy this hiking/ canyoneering tour year round. Shoulder season, between March and May is the perfect time for hiking. Zion is considered an ideal spot for hiking during shoulder season.The greatest time to hike is in the spring, so don't be shocked if you encounter lots of other knowledgeable tourists there. In comparison to the summer, this is a better season to visit waterfalls because hotel and rental car prices are lower.
Low season, between the months of September and November is the best time to visit Utah. The pros to visiting at this time are plentiful. The first pro is that the costs are at their lowest. The second plus is that there are less crowds. Thirdly, extreme weather is at its lowest. It will probably be too cold to enjoy the water, due to temperature changes, and Spring runoff won’t be active, but you will love your trip and still be able to see the beautiful waterfalls.
Hiking / Canyoneering Tour Highlights
Our expertly educated and experienced guide will help you learn or continue to perfect the skill of descending the stunning Huntress Slot Canyon during your canyoneering tour. You will be able to rappel, slide, down-climb, and descend the canyon using equipment like harnesses, rappelling gadgets, gloves,ropes, and helmets.. To get comfortable with canyoneering in the canyon, you'll begin with a short rappel. Then you will drop through stunning sandstone walls into bigger slot canyons. Everyone enjoys The Huntress's beauty and thrill.
Located near highway 89, between Mt. Carmel Junction and Kanab is the beautiful and well known Diana’s Throne Canyon, also known as The Huntress Slot. The landscape of the encircling area has white cliffs, but you will experience incredible coral cliffs in The Huntress. This slot canyon is recommended as a great slot for beginners and is regarded as easy. On your journey into the huntress, there are two significant rappels and plenty of downclimbing. Scoured pools that are both filled with water and sand can also be found.
Hiking / Canyoneering Tour Tips
East Zion Fishing Tour
A distinctive and thrilling way to see our national parks is through fly fishing! Unmatched by practically any other sort of recreation, it offers peace and views. One of the most adventurous activities to appreciate National Park Service (NPS) lands and waters is fly fishing. To get to your fishing site, which may be more than a dozen kilometers into the backcountry, you frequently need to walk or hike. Fly fishing may be done practically anywhere, from the seaside to streams and everywhere in between, it's not only limited to high-alpine lakes.
Fly fishing is an enjoyable and soothing form of fishing, but it also demands perseverance and expertise. That's primarily because the gear required—long, thin, flexible poles, two distinct kinds of fishing line, and small, delicate flies—are unique compared to other fishing equipment and occasionally challenging to operate. To master the fly rod, one needs time, patience, and practice. The lures used in fly fishing give the sport its name. Because they are designed to resemble tiny insects or other potential food items that fish would desire to consume, they are known as "flies." The materials used to make flies often include yarn, embroidery floss, feathers, fur, and a single hook. The size of flies can range from that of a rice grain to that of a 10-inch fish.
Available Fishing Tours:
East Zion Fly Fishing Escape
Fishing Tour Age Requirements are 8 and up
Fishing Tour Pricing:
Best Times To Take a Fishing Tour
Fishing in the morning can be very successful. Particularly during the hot Summer months. In waters that are warmer than 65 degrees, trout can become sluggish, these conditions may stress catch-and-release fish. Fishing early in the day increases your chances of success while minimizing your impact on the fish. Spring and fall morning fishing isn't as successful. Due to the chilly water temperatures in the winter, fishing can be difficult in the morning. When fishing in the morning during the winter, nymphing is typically the key to success.
Depending on the weather, fishing in the afternoon can be excellent. Fish may begin to slow down in the summer if the weather is hot, but if it's not too hot, they will likely continue to be active. In the fall, winter, and spring, this may be the ideal time of day to go fishing. Hatches frequently peak around this time of day in the fall and spring. Fall fish need to feed before a cold winter, while spring fish are ready to gain weight after a long winter. During the winter, this is often when the water is the warmest. The fish will be most active then, and it will be much simpler to get them to take a fly.
Late-day fishing can be highly successful, particularly in the summer. As it gets darker, caddis hatches become more frequent and intense. After a hot summer day, the water will still be warm, and even a small drop in temperature might make fish more ready to bite. Fish will continue to be active into the night, especially on warmer days, even though hatches often taper off as the sun begins to set. Fishing brings more difficulty during the cold months. Trout slow down after the hottest time of the day. It is important to keep in mind that brown trout typically feed around dusk. Keep in mind that there are specific rules and regulations based on where you are fishing. Check them to make sure that you are following the proper protocols.
Fishing Tour Highlights
Fishing Tour Tips
Located five miles from Hatch, Asay Creek is an excellent place for fly fisherman to enjoy a day on the river. The blue ribbon water of this spring fed creek has regular pockets of crystal-clear pools, long runs and deep water. Brown trout are stocked in the creek and mountain whitefish are a native species, thanks to the depth of the creek. River access is through the town of Panguitch and the area is seldom crowded.
There is no need for introduction in Zion National Park. Epic hiking, canyoneering, and camping can be found in Zion, which is renowned across the world for its breathtaking panoramic mountain views and steep sandstone cliffs. Another huge highlight is you may fly fish on one of the various lakes or streams close to the park in a matter of minutes. Your trip to Zion National Park will be enhanced by this tour. There are many highlights to fly fishing in Zion National Park, explore the park as you find your favorite part.
Zion Horseback Riding Tour
The west was a place of untamed beauty before the major towns were constructed and National Parks were established. The huge, uninhabited area was discovered by cowboys, who were in awe of it. They only carried the most valuable items as they rode on horses. They fought, relocated cattle herds, and rode all day and night to survive in this incredible region known as the Wild West. Horseback riding in Zion National Park is a rustic excursion that will transport you back in time even though saloons and gunslingers are a thing of the past.
Available Horseback Riding Tours:
Cave Lakes Canyon Horse Trail Ride Tour
Horseback Riding Tour Ages:
Horseback Riding Tour Age Requirements are 8 and up
Horseback Riding Tour Pricing:
Adults $99 for ages 16 and older
Best Times To Take a Horseback Riding Tour
Utah's varied seasons make it possible for a long horseback riding season. Although horseback tours are available in the months of March to October, the best time to take a horseback riding tour is Spring. Springtime horseback riding offers a wonderful opportunity to take in Zion National Park's stunning beauty and fauna. In addition, it offers the chance of seeing more wildlife in the Spring. Choose a riding journey through canyon country in Southern Utah while it's cooler outside, especially in the spring and fall. Experience a brilliant display of hues, including red, orange, yellow, and lavender, as well as surreal rock formations like spires, arches, natural bridges, and mesas.If you are not sensitive to warmer temperatures the Summertime is a great time to experience the beautiful Kanab.
Horseback Riding Tour Highlights
There are many reasons to take a Horseback riding tour. Some of those reasons include:
Horseback Riding Tour Tips
Horseback riding in Zion National Park is a wonderful and exciting experience! To ensure a safe and enjoyable ride, here are some tips to keep in mind:
Your tour is conducted by an experienced guide. They will guide you safely while on your tour.
Zion Jeep Gladiator Rental
If you’re looking for an unforgettable way to explore one of the most stunning parks in the country, then you’ve come to the right place. With our high-quality jeeps and experienced guides, you’ll be able to explore every inch of Zion National Park in comfort and style. Our tours provide a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with the majestic red rocks and incredible wildlife, while learning about the history and beauty of the park. From the Zion Narrows to the Emerald Pools, no corner of the park will be left unexplored. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, an outdoor adventurer, or just looking for a unique experience, our tours are designed to show you the very best that Zion has to offer. So come join us and experience the beauty of Zion National Park!
A terrific method to visit Zion if you're an adventure seeker is by Jeep. You're in luck if you want to hire a Jeep Gladiator in Zion National Park. Kanab is the ideal location to rent a Jeep Gladiator for one or more days. After exploring a number of nearby, difficult-to-reach stunning geological formations and visiting the four nearby national parks, including Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, the Grand Canyon, and Escalante Grand Staircase, you'll wish you had more time. A Jeep can be rented for a day or a week.
There are six national forests, five national parks, and seven national monuments in Utah. One of the rare beauties in Southern Utah is Zion National Park, and Jeeps love the terrain there. You'll get one of the best off-road experiences with a Jeep Gladiator rental. All-terrain trails are present in Zion, which provides a variety of views and experiences. The park is a great location for a Jeep expedition because it is open all year long.
Available Jeep Rentals:
Daily Jeep & Car Rental
Jeep Rental Pricing:
Jeep Rental costs range from $299-$1798, depending on how many days you are renting. Prices May Vary
Best Times to Rent a Jeep
Most of the more than 4 million people that visit Zion National Park each year decide to go there in the summer. Each year, the winter snow slowly starts to melt and temperatures rise starting in late March or early April, giving new life to Zion. Fresh blossoms and pleasant hiking temps can be found in the park during the spring. Even though the summer rush of tourists hasn't yet started, getting about is simple thanks to the year-round shuttle system.
Spring brings unpredictability . The exact time that the snow will start to melt varies from year to year. When the melting does start, the park's rivers and waterfalls surge, frequently forcing certain trails to be closed. Additionally, it is common for a late-season storm to drop anywhere from a few inches to several feet of snow; just a few days before Memorial Day throngs descended, the park received a significant covering of snow from a storm in late May last year. That is not to say you shouldn't arrange a trip for the spring. However, it does imply that you should be adaptable and ready for a range of circumstances.
Jeep Rental Highlights
Jeep Rental Tips
If you’re concerned about what’s needed to rent a Jeep Gladiator, just a driver's license will do! We will go through how the 4 wheel drive system works on our Jeeps, which have automatic transmissions. You can operate one of our Jeeps if you can drive a car. Prepare to be thrilled, jeeps are equipped for the terrain, so you will be able to explore more than if you were in another vehicle. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Kanab Western Adventures offers a unique variety of Utah tours taking you to special places in Zion National Park, Kanab, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Vermilion Cliffs National Monument , Coyote Buttes and much more.