Lakes, Rivers, and Waterfalls in Utah

Water enthusiasts enjoy miles of lakeshore and towering waterfalls at national parks, Lake Powell, and the Flaming Gorge.

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Lakes Neighboring Utah

Awe-inspiring lakes outside of Utah are worth a side trip for visitors wanting exceptional hiking trails, photography and wildlife viewing. Read More...

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Notable Western Rivers

The Colorado River is the father of all western rivers, draining the Colorado River Basin from Canada to Mexico. Read More...

The Upper Emerald Pools Trail in Zion National Park

The Emerald Pools of Zion National Park

Right across the road from Zion Lodge are the Emerald Pools, a mix of trails and pools that provide easy to moderate hiking opportunities between each oasis. Read More...

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The Many Lakes of Utah

Utah offers many natural lakes and man-made reservoirs. They attract people for far more than fishing. Boating, houseboating, and swimming are all popular. Read More...

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Virgin & Santa Clara Rivers

Zion is characterized by the flows of the Virgin & Santa Clara Rivers. Read More...

Lower Calf Creek Falls in the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

Waterfalls in Utah and Beyond

Visit these stunning waterfalls around Utah and in Arizona’s Grand Canyon. Read More...

Falls at the Temple of Sinawava

Waterfalls in Zion Park

Somehow, one doesn’t expect desert terrain to be home of some of the world’s most spectacular water features. But, Zion is full of waterfalls from snow melt. Read More...

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Zion Must-Sees

The Zion National Park shuttle buses make stops at all of the main scenic posts in Zion’s main Canyon. Zion Canyon is glorious. Be sure to take the Riverside Walk beside the Virgin River. The walk begins in the Temple of Sinawava and meanders along with the river until it meets the mouth of the Narrows. Read More...