There is no shortage of hiking trails in the National Parks. There are more than 21,000 miles of hiking trail spread across 419 National Park Service Units. Some hikes are short boardwalks and others are long-distance hiking trails There is a park and trail for every hiking skill level. Not every hiker wants to head into the wilderness and spend the night. So I asked a few of my fellow travel bloggers and national park lovers to share their favorite National Park Day Hike to create a giant bucket list of days hikes for you to explore. Each of these hikes is between 5-18 miles long and takes between 3-12…
Perhaps the most underrated of Utah’s “Mighty Five” national parks, Capitol Reef is a true hidden gem. The park is often overlooked due to it’s more famous siblings and their amazing features. Unlike Utah’s other national parks, Capitol Reef doesn’t have one stand out a feature like the arches of Arches or the Zion canyon of Zion. But Capitol Reef is a magnificent mixture of the best features of Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, and Zion. This park has it all and the best part is that it is the least visited National Park in Utah. Here’s what you should see if you’ve only got one day in Capitol Reef National Park!…
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