Below are some suggested ways to spend your time. If you have:
An Hour or Two:
Stop at the visitor center and watch the park movie.
Pick some delicious fruit when in season.
Take a short hike, such as Hickman Bridge.
Tour the Scenic Drive (approximately 90 minutes round trip).
Visit the petroglyph panel, historic schoolhouse, or the Gifford House Store and Museum to enjoy fresh baked pie when in season!
Join a ranger-guided program.
Take a longer hike, such as Cohab Canyon.
Join a ranger-guided walk, talk, evening program or astronomy program.
Borrow a Family Fun Pack and learn about the park through family-oriented games and activities.
Become a Junior Ranger. Booklets are available at the visitor center.
Tour Cathedral Valley or the Waterpocket District. Check at the visitor center for current road conditions or call 435-425-3791.
Combine several day trip options.
Hike the shorter trails and routes in the Waterpocket District or Cathedral Valley.
Enjoy the park's pristine night sky with stargazing. Night sky charts are available at the visitor center.
Backpack into remote areas of the park and experience solitude and quiet. Check for current weather, road, and trail conditions at the visitor center. A free backcountry permit is required for overnight backcountry use.