Favorite canyons and gorges visited – UPDATED

White Rock Canyon, New Mexico in winter

The following lists identify my favorite canyons and gorges that have been visited over the years. They are broken into two categories – regular canyons/gorges and then slot/box canyons or chasms. As more are visited, they will be added to the list. Enjoy!

Bryce Canyon, Utah


White Rock Canyon – New Mexico

Bryce Canyon – Utah

Zion Canyon, Utah

Gallinas Canyon, New Mexico – added 2/6/23

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon/Washington

Bonita Canyon – Arizona – added 2/6/23

Rio Grande Del Norte Gorge – New Mexico

Oak Creek Canyon – Arizona

Horseshoe Bend Canyon – Arizona

Palo Duro Canyon – Texas

Echo Canyon – Arizona – added 2/6/23

Sabino Canyon – Arizona

Tombstone Canyon – Arizona – added 2/6/23

Grand Canyon – Arizona

Glenwood Canyon, Colorado

Dragonback Canyon – New Mexico

Big Thompson Canyon, Colorado

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Montana

Cañón de San Diego, New Mexico

Sturgeon River Canyon “Grand Canyon of the UP” – Michigan

Little Colorado River Gorge – Arizona

Canyonlands National Park – Utah

Niagara Gorge, New York/Ontario

Cañón del Aqua, New Mexico

Juan Tabo Canyon, New Mexico

Nogal Canyon – New Mexico – added 2/6/23

Walnut Canyon National Monument – Arizona

Snake River Canyon, Idaho

Glen Canyon – Arizona and Utah

Fall Creek Gorge, New York

Casadilla Gorge, New York

Apache Canyon – New Mexico

Tijeras Canyon, New Mexico

Cañada de la Cruz (along I-25), New Mexico – added 2/6/23

New River Gorge – West Virginia

Embudo Canyon, New Mexico

Southwest Canyon, New Mexico – added 2/6/23

Elephant Butte Canyon, New Mexico

Breaks Interstate Park, Kentucky/Virginia

Palo Duro Canyon, Texas


Inside Lower Antelope Canyon, Navajo Nation

Lower Antelope Canyon – Navajo Nation

Gilman Tunnels Box Canyon, New Mexico

Leasburg Slot Canyon, New Mexico – added 2/28/23

Walatowa Canyon – Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico

Zion Narrows – Zion National Park, Utah

Embudito Canyon – New Mexico

Gilman Tunnels Box Canyon, New Mexico
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