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Canyon

A canyon or a gorge is a deep cleft between cliffs resulting from weathering and erosive activity of a river over thousands of years. Gorges and canyons can be truly mesmerizing.

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Apsley River Gorge

This hike through the gorge can be done at low water level only. After heavy rainfall, the Apsley River is flooded. Check the weather forecast first…

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Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend is a truly magical place at almost any time. Read our tips about the best time for photos and how to avoid the ridiculous crowds:…

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Lydford Gorge – Dartmoor

In the winter only the short walk to the White Lady Waterfall is opened between 11 a.m. and 3.30 p.m. Devil’s Cauldron and the gorge can get closed…

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Kings Canyon National Park

May through October

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Canyonlands National Park

The best time to visit Canyonlands National Park depends on what you are looking for and if you are willing to avoid the noon and afternoon heat by…

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Titou Gorge

Best in the late afternoon - the crowds from the cruise ship may have left the gorge and the sunlight is shinning to the entrance of the gorge. Very…

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Oneonta Gorge - Lower Oneonta Falls

The Gorge is accessible year-round and can be visited any time. However, the real hike - starting at the big rock and logjam (see review below) - can…

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Tiger Leaping Gorge

The best seasons to hike Tiger Leaping Gorge are winter, spring, and autumn. Read our detailed tips regarding each season: Winter, Low Season (…

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon is one of the most beautiful national parks in the U.S. However, there are a lot of things to consider if you’d like to make this a…

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Antelope Canyon

The best time to visit Antelope Canyon is either in peak season or low season: The light beams only occur around midday in high season from mid-March…

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Bourke's Luck Potholes

Start the day hike to the Potholes before noon otherwise the stuff doesn't let you pass. After heavy rainfall, the Bourke's Luck Potholes can be…

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Barranca del Cobre - Copper Canyon

The Canyon is a year-round destination and every season is different. Be prepared weather can change dramatically at anytime particularly in winter…