Grand Canyon – Kanab

The Grand Canyon – Kanab Area

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Kanab is a great base for seeing three of southern Utah’s national parks: Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce. I hope you enjoy the other activities available in the area.


Pipe Spring National Monument

Between Zion and Grand Canyon is this delightful site, an old Mormon fort. It is restored and authentic. And best of all it is located right along the road.

Grand Canyon National Park

One of the world’s natural wonders, this huge canyon offers some spectacular views.

Kanab, Utah

This fun town is right on the way to where ever you must be going. There are great stores and fun sites within a short distance. It also is a great base to begin your vacation.

Gunsmoke Movie Set

Located 10 miles towards Lake Powell from Kanab, and then 5 miles up Johnson Canyon, this is the real McCoy of southern Utah movie sets. Over 200 movies were made in the Kanab area and as many as 50 used this set.

Paria Movie Set

Located an hour east of Kanab, this is a smaller set but still interesting if you have the time, you can make the reservation on

Page, Arizona

Lake Powell and Page are just an hour and a half from Kanab.

Coral Pink Sand Dunes Stage Park

Located north of Kanab and east of Zion, this sand filled playground is a fun stop for every family.

Montezuma’s Treasure

Enjoy this story of hidden treasure and adventure as you learn about untold wealth in the hills around Kanab.


Area Accomodations

Thunderbird Resort

Golf course, Restaurant, Accomodations and convenience store are all part of this resort, one of southern Utah’s original resorts.