Description: Bryce Canyon National Park’s infamous crimson-bandit hiding hoodoos and endless vistas remnants of erosions sculpting. I drove our 1974 VW Joy Bus from Colorado to locate a trail that my mother hiked in the 1960s. My only beta, a picture of a slide and a faint recollection of a family road trip story.
Length: One to three days
The rewards: Although the rim’s views are stunning, the real immersion experience of Bryce Canyon exists below the edge. A few hours to multi-day backcountry routes, get up close and intimate with this desert southwest bizarre landscapes. Find them under the rim trail guide here.
Season: Spring, Fall, Winter