Posts in North America
Hiking in the Nevada Desert: Valley of Fire State Park

Valley of Fire State Park has a pretty lofty name but luckily you won’t be anywhere near volcanoes, magma or brush fires (hopefully). Located near the Lake Mead Recreation area, it’s Nevada's first state park receiving the distinction in 1935. Its namesake is attributed to the striking red rock faces you can explore that look as if they’re on fire in the Nevada sun.

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Your First Time at Zion National Park: 6 of the Best Hikes and Views

One of the "Mighty Five" National Parks located in Utah, Zion National Park may be the mightiest in terms of the amount of yearly visitors and the variety of hiking trails it offers. From adrenaline junkies to casual hikers, Zion has tons of trails that range from beginner to moderate and strenuous, plus you're constantly surrounded by towering mountains on all sides.

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Hiking Bryce Canyon National Park: The Beauty of Utah

Bryce Canyon National Park is both driver-friendly and hiker-friendly. If you’d rather not get dirty (and covered in red sand) you can drive the 18 mile road along the top rim of the canyon, or you can make your way inside the canyon via a variety of different hiking trails. Either way, Bryce Canyon in Utah is a rather underrated National Park that will make you feel like you’ve stepped onto Mars.

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