5 Best Road Trips to Utah’s National Parks

Shafer Trail Road in Canyonlands National Park

Shafer Trail Road in Canyonlands National Park

Regardless of where you start your national park vacation, you’ll find an exciting scenic route to the park when you follow one of these itineraries. We include the most popular starting points and show you the routes and points of interest on the way to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Arches National Park, and Canyonlands National Park.

Bryce Canyon Amphitheater from Inspiration Point

Denver, Colorado to Utah National Parks Road Trip

Drive thru Colorado to Utah’s Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion national parks. On the way visit Monument Valley and Lake Powell. Read More...

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Los Angeles to Zion National Park Road Trip

This 455 mile driving itinerary starts in Los Angeles, California and makes its way through Las Vegas on the way to Zion National Park. Read More...

Watching the sunrise at Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park.

Phoenix to Grand Canyon and Utah National Parks Road Trip

The Grand Canyon, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument and Meteor Crater are all within easy driving distance of this road trip itinerary. Read More...

Hiking in the Narrows, a river canyon in Zion National Park

Salt Lake City to Zion National Park Road Trip

Driving itinerary and map starting in Salt Lake City, Utah and making its way through Fishlake National Forest, Southwest Utah, and St. George, Utah. Read More...

Delicate Arch in Arches National Park

Utah Parks and Grand Canyon Loop Road Trip

Explore Utah by visiting every national park in the state plus other slick rock jewels such as Kanab, Vernal, Flaming Gorge, Park City, and Salt Lake City. Read More...