Visit pueblo ruins, admire striking arches, stroll through impressive river canyons, soak in rock art, take a backpacking trip, and more. From national parks (Zion, Bryce Canyon, Arches, Canyonlands, Grand Canyon, Mesa Verde, and Petrified Forest, Capitol Reef) to national monuments (Natural Bridges, Canyon de Chelly, Bandelier, El Morro, Colorado, Dinosaur, and Bears Ears) to several state parks and more--the Four Corners region offers endless opportunities for explorers.
Hiking Southwest Canyon Country has been helping visitors and locals plan for nearly thirty years! Beyond details on hikes and sights, author Sandra Hinchman shares helpful background on geology, climate, flora and fauna, Native cultures, and much more. For many hikes, notable nearby destinations offer even more choices for expanding your itinerary.