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Best Hikes for Kids in Kanab | Parry Lodge

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The stunning natural wonders of southern Utah and northern Arizona makes Kanab a destination for outdoor adventurers, especially hiking enthusiasts. Although the unique geological formations in the area contribute to the creation of many challenging and rigorous trails, there are plenty of easy, family friendly trails to check out as well. These are our favorite hikes for kids in Kanab.

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Kanab: A Historic Landmark in Utah

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In 1870, the town of Kanab was settled by 10 Mormon families and was a small town of about 400 people in the 1890s. By 1900, the population had nearly doubled. A surprising number of homes from the town’s first few decades are still in great condition and have been added to the National Registry of Historic Places. There are close to a dozen places within Kanab on National Registry of Historic Places.

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Top Tips for Traveling to Southern Utah With Dogs

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Despite the arid, desert climate, southern Utah is a fantastic place to travel with your dog. In fact, southern Utah is filled with many people who love dogs, especially since there are amazing dog-friendly hikes and trails throughout the area. Additionally, many local businesses, from bookstores to coffee shops, welcome dogs into their establishments.

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What to Do and Where to Stay in Kanab

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With a population of fewer than 5,000 residents, Kanab might be easily overlooked on a map. But this small city has a big history and amazing natural scenery that makes it a hidden gem in southern Utah.

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​Cedar Breaks: The First Dark Sky Park in Southwestern Utah

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If you look up to the sky at night in your backyard, can you see the Milky Way? If your answer is no, you’re not alone. Ninety-nine percent of Americans and Europeans live in areas where the light pollution from nearby cities make seeing the Milky Way nearly impossible. But in southern Utah, there are more than half a dozen designated dark sky parks where the moon, stars, planets, and even the Milky Way are viewable to the naked eye on a clear night. In March 2017, Cedar Breaks National Monument became the first International Dark Sky Park in southwestern Utah.

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