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Zion Bryce Plan

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Zion Bryce Plan

HI My husband and I have four full days at the beginning of October do visit Zion and Bryce. We are staying at Desert Pearl. We are looking for adventure (plan on doing the narrows and maybe angel's landing). Looking for a great plan that includes hiking and relaxing...ideas?

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1. Re: Zion Bryce Plan

Book at least one night at Rubys Inn at Bryce. Going there and back as a day trip from Springdale is a bad idea.

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2. Re: Zion Bryce Plan

Desert Pearl is nice. Great pool area.

Narrows and Angels Landing are great choices.

If you can get a permit, maybe do the Subway, bottom up.

Want a nice sunset ?Maybe do the jeep tour. www.zionjeeptours.com

Or try the Rhino tour to the dunes or the tops of the mesas. www.mildtowildrhinotours.com

Maybe rent some bikes to ride from your hotel to the end of the canyon. You can always put them on the shuttle if you get tired. The ride back to town is almost all flat or downhill.Great way to see the canyon.

I highly recommend the 20 +mile downhill bike ride from Lava Point to Virgin.Runs thru the Kolob Terrace section of the park, from the pinesand aspens to the desert floor.In October the trees should be changing colors up in the high elevations. If you have nobody to give you a ride up the mountain, Zion Adventures has tours. www.zionadventures.com

You could do the East Mesa trail to Observation Point then walk down to the canyon floor.This requires a trailhead shuttle from the previously mentioned Zion Adventures or Zion Rock and Mountain Guides.

At Bryce try the mule ride down the canyon.


Best to spend a night at Bryce to se sunset sunrise and the very dark night skies.

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