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  • If you think you've seen every possible hue of sandstone, the rising to setting sun over Utah's national parks will show you otherwise.

  • Perhaps nowhere else in the Southwest could compete with Southern Utah.

  • When it comes to the sheer number of geological works of art.

  • Soaring pinnacles and arches, dizzyingly deep canyons and rainbow colored rocks are all par for the course.

  • There's no better way to get a feel for this red rock wonderland than by having some fun.

  • Whatever your sport, there's a good chance that you toss.

  • That's a pretty high standard.

  • Mhm, one of Utah's most famous back country roots is this remarkably fun.

  • Hike down the Virgin River.

  • It's deceptively easy at first, but once you hit the confluence with Deep Creek, you'll be glad you brought that walking stick.

  • Canyoneering is that perfect combination of adventure, problem solving, unsettling beauty and commitment.

  • And indeed it's that last element that gives the sport it's particular thrill.

  • For once you repel into a serious canyon, there's generally only one way out.

  • Moab is one of the mountain biking capitals of the world, where the desert slickrock surrounding the town makes the perfect sticky surface for knobby tires.

  • The survey colored sand castle like spires and hoodoos Bryce Canyon pop like a Dr Seuss landscape.

  • Though the smallest of Utah's national parks, this is perhaps the most immediately visually stunning, particularly at sunrise and sunset, when an orange wash sets the otherworldly formations ablaze.

  • If you want to walk on the wild side, sign up for a guided tour through the sandstone labyrinth known as the fiery furnace.

  • You'll be scrambling your way through one of the most improbably natural mazes on the planet.

  • High season runs May through August.

  • Fall is ideal.

  • September is still hot, but the days air clear rivers remain warm and the leaves begin to change travel costs.

  • And Zion and Bryce Canyon National Park's can range from less than $100 a day.

  • If you enjoy a tent and self catering to over $250 a day for an upscale hotel and restaurant, traveling with your own vehicle is the easiest and most rewarding way to explore the national parks.

  • Signing onto a bus tour, such as adventure bus or green tortoise is the next best option thing is where the bones of the earth and the powerful natural processes that shaped them are laid bare.

  • It's much like life itself from afar.

  • It may appear tough and unforgiving, but take the time for a closer look and you'll find that each moment has its own special beauty.

If you think you've seen every possible hue of sandstone, the rising to setting sun over Utah's national parks will show you otherwise.

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Introducing Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/18
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