San Juan County, Utah

Bursting with the natural icons of the Colorado Plateau including Monument Valley and the vast Canyonlands of Utah

Monument Valley. Courtesy Photo

Explore Canyonlands National Park. Examine the ruins of ancient structures at Hovenweep National Monument. Hike to three of the world’s largest natural stone bridges at Natural Bridges National Monument. Wonder at the size of the world’s largest natural stone bridge at Rainbow Bridge National Monument. Play in the sparkling blue water of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Learn of the Navajo culture at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Examine ancient culture at Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum.

San Juan County is virtually an outdoor museum of ancient ruins and rock art as well as one of the last surviving locales where cowboys and girls work cattle from horseback. Our outdoor museum is a place to discover, to excite, to enjoy, to imagine; a place to explore, stimulate, and inspire!


Location of Utah national parks

Where are Utah's National Parks?

Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Arches national parks are in the southern part of Utah and close to the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

Delicate Arch in Arches National Park

Moab's Top Seven

Gateway to Arches and Canyonlands national parks, as well as Dead Horse Point State Park, and the cool waters of the Colorado River, here are our favorites in Moab.