Devils Garden (Main Trail) - Arches National Park
Home to Landscape Arch, long rumored to be the largest free standing natural arch in the world. The length of a football field and yet a mere six feet thin at its crest. The Main section of Devils Garden is filled with this and many more stunning sandstone arches. The most popular section of this other worldly trail begins at the Devils Garden parking area and usually includes a visit to Double O Arch. About 4 miles out and back. Caution! Summer temperatures can reach more than 100 Degrees fahrenheit. Adults should drink about 4 liters of water a day while hiking in Arches. No water available on the trail. Be cautious around drop offs.
Devils Garden (Primitive Trail) - Arches National Park
This beautiful, often overlooked section of the Devils Garden trail can easily be added to a hike along the "main" trail for a 7+ mile trek through this stunning stone wilderness. The Primitive sections offers some incredible views of the unique wilderness that is Arches, as well as the stunning La Sal Mountains, mingled with a more challenging hiking experience. It's definitely worth your time if you plan on hiking the main trail. Caution! Summer temperatures can exceed 100 degrees fahrenheit. Adults should drink roughly 4 liters of water a day while hiking in Arches. Be aware, the primitive trail requires climbing over and around a number of obstacles and should only be attempted by sure footed hikers.
Navajo/Queen's Garden - Bryce Canyon
Sometimes called "The World's Best 3 Mile Hike", this exquisite trail winds through the vibrant amphitheater of Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park. Though this trail does include a roughly 700 ft decent into the "canyon" as well as the corresponding climb back to the rim, it's a trail that can be enjoyed by most skill levels and really shouldn't be missed. Caution! Stay on trail and bring plenty of water. You won't find any along the trail.
Angels Landing - Zion National Park
Infamous as much for its beauty as well as its perils, this 5.4 mile round trip hike is truly one of a kind. The 1400 ft of assent through one of the world's most breathtaking Red Rock landscapes, before the climactic walk along the narrow fin that is Angels Landing have made this one of the world's most sought after hiking experiences. Caution! Know your limits! Stay on the trail! Angels Landing should not be taken lightly.
Grand Teton National Park
,Ideal for Hiking, Backpacking, Camping, Wildlife Viewing, Rafting, Kayaking, Photography, Rock Climbing, Touring, the list goes on and on. Grand Teton National Park is the full package, and you could hardly imagine a more sublime setting. Explore the Canyons, pristine lakes that adorn both the backcountry and the foot hills and hike a wonderful network of beautiful trails. Caution! This is bear country! Observe bear safe practices without exception!
Sol Duc Falls - Olympic National PArk
Now here's a hike for practically everybody. Less than one mile round trip with almost no accent/decent. This idyllic four tiered water fall is tucked away in the lush old growth forests of Olympic National Park and could hardly be prettier or more easily accessible to the casual or hardcore hiker. Caution! Rain likely! Stay on trail to avoid injury and damage to scenery.
Mountain Biking - Thunder Mountain Ut
You've heard of the roller-coaster, but you won't want to miss this unique moderate biking/equestrian trail, located several miles west of Bryce Canyon National Park Utah. Biking through Ponderosa Pine forests and bright orange hoodoos provides a thrilling and awe-inspiring setting, as well as a few tight squeezes. Most advanced beginners and higher shouldn't have too much trouble with this mostly single track trail.
Choose either the 7.5 mile mountain biking only ride or combine the single track with the Red Canyon bike path (paved) for 14+ mile loop. Plan on a 1200 ft climb if taking the 7.5 mile a to b approach, and a couple hundred ft more it you plan on doing the 14+ mile loop. Caution! Know your limits! Bring plenty of water (none available on the trail) and try to bike in the morning or evening and avoid the heat of the day.
Scenic Rafting - Snake River (Jackson WY)
River ways are the highways of Wilderness, and floating, rafting or kayaking the Snake River is a spectacular way to enjoy the area near Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Wyoming. This wild landscape is one of North America's great natural treasures and is well worth your time.
Just remember that floating the Snake river anywhere within Grand Teton requires a permit which you can acquire at one of the parks visitor centers.
Caution! Always go with someone familiar with the stretch of river you will be on! Be well versed in river safety! Ensure you have enough of the proper safety gear for everyone in your party! Be Bear, Moose and Cow aware! Moose and Cows (that's right cows) actually injure and kill far more people than bears!