Embark on an unparalleled educational expedition to the captivating landscapes of Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon, where students will unravel the mysteries of earth science, delve into plate tectonics, and immerse themselves in the intricacies of wildlife ecology. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of these two iconic parks as you traverse breathtaking canyons, learn from nature's marvels, and engage in meaningful activities. Allow us to unveil the captivating journey that lies ahead.
Day 1 - Arrive in Salt Lake City, Utah
Kickstart your journey with a warm welcome and introduction.
Dive into relaxation at the therapeutic Homestead Crater Hot Springs, setting the tone for the adventures to come.
Day 2 - Zion National Park
Embark on a journey through the renowned Narrows in Zion, a unique hike that leads through the heart of a breathtaking canyon.
Explore the captivating Emerald Pools and hike to its stunning waterfall.
Discover the enigmatic sand caves near Kanab, where ancient geological formations reveal stories of the past.
Day 3 - Bryce Canyon / Volunteer
Embark on a hike through the Queens Garden and Navajo Loop in the awe-inspiring Bryce Canyon, unraveling the geological wonders etched by time.
Immerse yourself in giving back as you volunteer at the Kanab food bank, fostering a sense of community and service.
Day 4 - Desert Dune Buggy Rides / Horseshoe Bend
Feel the thrill of the desert as you ride dune buggies across the landscape of Page, AZ, discovering the unique ecology of desert ecosystems.
Hike to the iconic Horseshoe Bend, where the meandering Colorado River has sculpted an awe-inspiring natural masterpiece.
Walk over the Glen Canyon Dam, gaining insights into its engineering marvel and its impact on the local environment.
Day 5 - Explore the Hollywood of the West in Kanab
Immerse yourself in the history and vibrant culture of Kanab through a shopping and history tour.
Reflect upon your transformative journey as you bid farewell and depart for home, carrying the memories and lessons of your expedition.
From the Native American-rooted "Mukuntuweap" to the lush environments of Zion and the captivating Bryce Canyon, this journey is meticulously crafted to offer an unparalleled educational experience, nurturing a deep appreciation for Earth's wonders and instilling a commitment to its preservation. Your exploration doesn't end here—discover more about our Earth Science and Wildlife Expedition at https://www.appleseedexpeditions.com/earth-science-wildlife and set the course for a transformative adventure.