Hiking Bryce and Zion National Parks
Nothing says Utah like rock spires and hoodoos. Come learn about these geological wonders from experts as you hike the stunning landscapes of Bryce and Zion National Parks.
Program No. 7735RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

With red rock spires, chimneys and hoodoos, the landscape of Zion and Bryce National Parks create a showcase of geology that beckons to be discovered! Lace up your hiking shoes and venture into an environment a million years in the making and ideal for exploring on foot.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Hiking up to seven miles daily on mostly groomed trails, some uneven terrain. Elevations of 2,880-8,300 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy field excursions in Zion National Park to hike a variety of trails from Emerald Pools to the Virgin River trail.
  • Learn how the power of wind and water erosion works to create spectacular scenery in both Zion and Bryce.
  • Experience hiking among Bryce Canyon's spires, fins, arches & blazing colors.
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Doug Alder
A past president of Dixie State College in Utah, Dr. Doug Alder is a professor of U.S. and European history at the school. He has authored several books, including co-authoring “The History of Washington County, From Isolation to Destination” as part of a statewide project to write a history of each county for the statehood centennial.
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Martin Tyner
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