Horseshoe Canyon, Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Canyonlands National Park, Utah| Map |
Families walking in Horseshoe Canyon are stepping back in time on a journey sure to engage both kids and parents. Accessible via a seven-mile (11.3-kilometer) hike, the canyon is full of history dating back to 9,000 BC, which families can discover on their own or on a walk guided by park rangers. A ranger walk is a great option that passes by and explains the Great Gallery -- a site that includes pictographs and petroglyphs that are thousands of years old. Families visiting Canyonlands National Park should not miss the chance to view the ancient art on display at Horseshoe Canyon.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Take advantage of the ranger-guided walks in Horseshoe Canyon, as they can enrich your family’s experience in the park. Call the park for more details and schedules: (435) 259-2652.
Address: Canyonlands National Park, Utah| Map
Hours: Year Round