Hike the Alpine Lakes Loop in Great Basin NP

The Alpine Lakes Loop is a 2.7 mile round-trip trail starting at 9,800ft and gaining 600ft at its highest point.

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Photograph the Stars and Milky Way at Great Basin NP

Great Basin National Park is the only National Park found in the Silver State of Nevada, near the state's east-central border.

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Photographing the Sunset at Canyon Junction Bridge

The view of the Watchman from Canyon Junction Bridge is one of the most highly photographed views in Zion National Park.

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Photograph Sunset on The Watchman from Canyon Junction Bridge

Arguably no image of Zion National Park is more recognizable than a photograph of sunset on The Watchman as seen from the Canyon Junction Bridge.

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Explore Elephant Rock, NV

Elephant Rock is a beautiful red sandstone arch right at the West Entrance of Nevada's first state park, The Valley of Fire. Elephant Rock is easy to find. From I-15 take exit 75 and travel west.

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Hike the Railroad Tunnel Trail

These tunnels were built to support the construction of the Hoover Dam. If you decide to go all the way to the dam, there is an elevator for accessibility along with stairs.

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Hike to Eagle Lake

The trailhead starts (and ends) by the beautiful Emerald Bay of Lake Tahoe, and goes west. The trail is well-marked and composed of mostly granite steps.

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Hike to Zion's Upper Emerald Pool

Start this trail walking across the bridge over the Virgin River into the start of the trails that lead to the pools.

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Photograph Dante's View of Death Valley

In all of Death Valley National Park, Dante's View might just be the best spot to watch the light fade away after a long day.

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Hike the Pinnacle Loop in the Valley of Fire

Pinnacle Loop is an unmaintained poorly marked trail leading to a cluster of sandstone towers, hidden close to some of the more popular areas of the Valley of Fire like Atlatl Rock and a campground.

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Hike to Marymere Falls

Marymere Falls (90 ft.) is located in Olympic National Park, near Lake Crescent.

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Explore the Horseshoe Bend Crack

Horseshoe Bend is an iconic viewpoint, and a must-see for photographers. Check out Tiffany Nguyen's post, Hike to Horseshoe Bend, for more details on that part of the adventure.

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Explore Reflection Lakes

Reflection Lakes is located approximately 1 mile east of Inspiration Point just off Steven Canyons Road in the Paradise section of Mount Rainier National Park.

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Hike to Sol Duc Falls and Deer Lake

The hike to Sol Duc Falls is a simple 0.8 mile walk to a roaring falls on the Sol Duc River. If you’re up for more of a hike, continue on the trail to Deer Lake from Sol Duc Falls.

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Hike Observation Point

This is the best trail in Zion Canyon to beat the crowds while experiencing the awe and wonder it has to offer. We take this trail every time we visit Zion and never tire of it.

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Hike to Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend in Page, Arizona is classic bucket list material and for good reason. Even if they don’t know what it’s called or where it is, everyone has seen this famous spot somewhere.

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Hike Kanarraville Slot Canyon

This hidden gem of a hike takes you into the Kanarraville slot canyons in southern Utah.

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Hike Zion's Canyon Overlook Trail

The trailhead is located east out of the 1.1 mile long tunnel off highway 9.

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Relax at Sand Harbor

This is what you would call a family beach. It is clean, beautiful, and well maintained.

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Hike Red Rock's Ice Box Canyon

Red Rock Canyon is about 30-45 minutes outside of Las Vegas and is the perfect little get away from the noise of Sin City; however, it will still be slightly infested with tourists.

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Visit Grafton Ghost Town

Grafton Ghost Town is an abandoned small town 7 miles outside Zion National Park and the modern towns of Rockville and Springdale, Utah.

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Camp at Upper Lehman Creek Campground, Great Basin NP

Great Basin National Park is located just a few miles east of the Nevada/Utah border in White Pine County. This beautiful park lies approximately 4.

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Hike to Mouse's Tank in Valley of Fire State Park

This short hike takes you through a red sandstone canyon covered in beautiful Native American rock art.

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Hike Calico Tanks at Red Rock Canyon

Enjoy a easy scenic hike in this beautiful Nevada desert hike. Great for beginners who are willing to climb a little.

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