Utah Recreation Areas

The Flaming Gorge in Utah

From the Flaming Gorge in the north to Monument Valley in the south, Utah is filled with parks and recreation areas for you to enjoy. Go hiking, fishing, rafting, and skiing in the red rocks and lush canyons of Utah.

Snow Canyon State Park of Utah

7 State Parks in Southern Utah

Utah has 43 state parks and recreation areas that includes everything from historic Puebloan ruins to wetlands to wildlife viewing areas. Read More...

Antelope Island in Utah

Antelope Island on Great Salt Lake

When traveling through Utah near Salt Lake, you may be surprised to come across an island filled with wildlife in the middle of the desert. Read More...

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Look down into a half-mile deep geologic amphitheater; wander among timeless bristlecone pines; and stand in lush meadows of wildflowers Read More...

The Dinosaur Quarry House with the "Wall of Bones" at Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument

The “Dinosaur Wall” located within the Dinosaur Quarry building in the park consists of a steeply tilted rock layer which contains 100’s of dinosaur fossils Read More...

The towering, fiery walls along the Lake prompted early explorers to name this scenic area – Flaming Gorge.

Flaming Gorge Country – Top 6 Things to Do

In the northeast corner of Utah is a playground of stunning natural features. Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area offers adventure for families of all ages. Read More...

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Kanab, Snow Canyon, and Red Cliffs

With 15 miles of trails through coral-colored Navajo sandstone interspersed with snow white cliffs, dark lava flows and bright red sand dunes, the five-mile Snow Canyon Park draws rock climbers, photographers, spelunkers, RVers and hikers. Read More...

Overview of Monument Valley on the Arizona-Utah border

Monument Valley at the Utah-Arizona Border

Located in Southeast Utah and the Northern border of Arizona, this drive has been called the most scenic in America by many and it’s no wonder why. Read More...

Sunrise over Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park.

National Parks Bordering Utah

There many national parks nearby in addition to Utah’s five. Mesa Verde and the Grand Canyon are very close and worth the extra drive. Read More...

Sunrise at White Pocket National Monument.

The Wave vs. White Pocket

The Utah-Arizona border is full of colorful rock formations. Most have hear of the “Wave” but are unaware of the surrounding formations just as jaw-dropping Read More...

Landscape in Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

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5,500-foot stairstep-like rise of formations from the rim of the Grand Canyon and up to the Bryce and Escalante River canyons. Explore Devils Garden. Read More...

The bobsled ride at Utah Olympic Park. Courtesy photo

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Ride a bobsled down the track, learn to ski jump on a trampoline, or visit museums at this legacy park from the 2002 Olympics near Park City, Utah. Read More...