The sun rose, slowly but surely, and spread its shining rays over the tops of the mountains, illuminating them with first light. The light slowly made its way down the mountains before blanketing the valley floor in beautiful, bright golden morning light.
The Angel's Palace Trail in Kodachrome Basin State Park is an easy 1.6 mile trail with 224 feet of elevation change and is good for all skill levels. It's best used from March until November, and during the earlier morning or evening to avoid hot temperatures and crowds.
The Panorama Trail is a 2.9 roundtrip loop with 262 feet of elevation gain located in Kodachrome Basin State Park, Utah. It features some beautiful wildflowers, breathtaking vista points, and fantastic desert rock formations. This trail is best used from March until November, but avoid hiking in the heat of the day during the summer months if able. Dogs are able to use this trail, but must be kept on leash. All waste must be packed out.
The Grand Parade Trail is a 2.1 mile loop in Kodachrome Basin State Park with 245 feet of elevation change and is rated as easy. It offers some spectacular views of tall canyon walls, wildlife including lizards and rabbits, and small box canyons. It includes typical Utah red clay, one of the trademarks of Southern Utah! Dogs must be kept on-leash, and all waste, including trash, must be packed out to preserve the fragile high desert climate.