Yankee Doodle - Silver Reef

Yankee Doodle
Silver Reef
Technical Canyoneering

          Yankee Doodle is a short and sweet slot canyon located just outside of Zion National Park. The canyon is strikingly beautiful and photogenic. This canyon is proof that good things come in small packages. The canyon is often used as a classroom by local guides and canyoneering schools.

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Yankee Doodle near Zion National park Yankee Doodle - Silver Reef

General Information:
Yankee Doodle is best described as short and sweet. Total time required form trailhead to trailhead is approximately 2 hours. Yankee Doodle requires complete technical gear. The scenery is spectacular. Yankee Doodle is rated 3B I using the Canyon Rating System. Navigation for this route is easy. The route is located outside of Zion National Park and no permits are required.

Yankee Doodle in Silver Reef near Zion National Park Stormy Burrows on rappel in Yankee Doodle.

Trailhead Information:
          A vehicle shuttle is not required to complete this route. Any vehicle should be able to access this trailhead in good weather conditions. There is reasonable camping in the area.

Yankee Doodle near Zion National Park Downclimbing in Yankee Doodle

Canyon Name:
          This slot canyon received its name because it is a tributary of Yankee Doodle Hollow as noted on the USGS maps.

Yankee Doodle near Zion National Park Yankke Doodle near Zion National Park

          Enjoy a short entertaining HD video of a trip through Yankee Doodle Canyon.



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