Intergenerational National Parks: Bryce, Zion, Grand Canyon North Rim
From stunning landscapes and ancient geology to horse-back riding and Native American art, set off on an adventure with your grandchild in the national parks of Utah and Arizona.
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Program No. 8731RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

They don’t call it “Color Country” for nothing. With your grandchild, experience the crown jewels of southwestern Utah: Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon’s rugged North Rim in Arizona. Discover the secrets and mysteries of sculptured canyons and soaring cliffs as instructors lead you through 2 billion years of Mother Nature’s handiwork.
Activity Level
Hiking up to two miles daily. Elevations up to 8,000 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Spend two nights in each of these canyons exploring the landscape and enjoying geology, ecology and human history with fascinating hands-on activities.
  • Observe endangered animals, learn to identify their prints and go horse-back riding in Bryce Canyon.
  • Discover the history and art of Native Americans, learn how they kept journals by pecking pictures into rocks.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 10-14.
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Darrell McMahon
Darrell McMahon has worked in natural resource management for more than three decades and has extensive experience as a wildlife biologist, entomologist and habitat biologist. In addition to teaching college courses in geology and natural history, Darrell has taught at Dixie State University and Southern Utah University the past seven years and has knowledge of natural history, forest ecology and wildlife.
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