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Best Family Vacation Ideas in Southern Utah

Category: Hiking

Forget the theme parks that everyone has taken their kids to at least a dozen times, your next family vacation should be in the wild west. Southern Utah is the ideal place to bring your family, whether your children are toddling around or seemingly always texting on their phones. Children of all ages will delight in the adventures and experiences that can be discovered here.

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How to Pack for Hot Weather Hiking and Cooler Evenings

Category: Hiking

The guests who stay at Parry Lodge often have big plans to hike the many trails that wind through the nearby National Parks, including Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. It is surprising to some that these hikes can begin during scorching hot days, yet end during much cooler evenings.

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How To Plan A Hike In Hot Weather

Category: Hiking

For travelers who love the American West, Parry Lodge is a welcoming home base that offers premier access to some of the best National Parks in the country. Many guests at the lodge enjoy spending their days hiking along the winding trails that lead to incredible natural formations and iconic sights within the parks.

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Step by Step Guide to Visiting the Havasupai Waterfalls

Category: Hiking

At the top of any dedicated hiker’s bucket list is Havasu Falls, home of the gorgeous blue-green Havasupai waterfalls. After gaining recent internet fame, the land belonging to the Havasupai Tribe has skyrocketed in popularity. Located within the Grand Canyon in Northern Arizona, Havasu Falls offers overnight campgrounds where you can stay up to three nights and four days per reservation (leaving room for other activities throughout your week).

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​4 New Trails Added Near Kanab

Category: Hiking

Utah’s stunning desert landscape is one of its main attractions. So, it’s no wonder there are several new nature trails that emerge each year. Experience the brightly painted red canyons that surround Kanab and its neighboring cities by taking a hike on one of these recently added trails in the area.

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​Do You Have What It Takes to Conquer Angels Landing?

Category: Hiking

Adventure-seekers and recreational enthusiasts from around the globe flock to the American West to immerse themselves in the natural beauty and thrilling opportunities that can be found within the National Parks. When you stay at Parry Lodge, you are conveniently located by several of the most magnificent National Parks in the country, including Zion National Park.

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​How to Prepare for Zion National Park

Category: Hiking

Zion National Park is one of the most spectacular places in the Southwest. It’s home to coppery sandstone cliffs, a 2,000-foot-deep canyon and 100 miles of wilderness trails. Shortly after opening in 1919, the park boasted about 3,600 annual visitors. Today, that number is closer to 4.3 million.

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How to Keep Cool While Hiking

Category: Hiking

Southern Utah is a big draw for avid hikers. Many travelers come to Parry Lodge in Kanab because of its proximity to the Mighty 5® National Parks, including Zion, as well as Arizona’s Grand Canyon. These natural attractions aren’t just beautiful. They also offer a variety of hikes for all skill levels, plus opportunities for seasoned outdoorsmen to test their climbing, bouldering and rappelling skills.

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