They include: Bryce Canyon National Park . Zion National Park . Arches National Park . Canyonlands National Park . Capitol Reef National Park .
Utah’s National Monuments Golden Spike National Historical Site. Timpanogos Cave National Monument . Dinosaur National Monument . Hovenweep National Monument . Natural Bridges National Monument . Rainbow Bridge National Monument . Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument . Cedar Breaks National Monument .
Canyonlands national park
Top 25 National Parks Where You’re Most Likely to Die North Cascades National Park – Washington (652.35 deaths per 10 million visitors) Denali National Park – Alaska (100.50) Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River – Delaware (68.52) Big Thicket National Preserve – Texas (66.92)
While Arches is very similar to Bryce Canyon in outdoor activities, Arches will be a better destination for most mountain bikers and four wheel-drive enthusiasts. Arches is a little dryer climate and does not have near the water (lake, ponds, reservoirs) it does have the Colorado river just a stone throw away.
Zion National Park
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
Utah is known for having some of the best skiing in the country, and the mountains near Salt Lake City receive an average of 500 inches of snow per year. During the 19th century many Mormons settled in Utah , and today approximately 60 percent of state’s residents are members of the church.
Located in Southeast Utah and the Northern border of Arizona – near the Four Corners region – lies the sandstone buttes of the Monument Valley . An iconic stretch of land, the Monument Valley is part of the Navajo Indian Nation and home to the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
Utah is known more for its red rock than for its forests , but trees cover about a third of the state. This equals over 15 million acres of scattered forest and woodland found in locations where conditions are just right for trees. About five million of those acres are upland forests of aspen and various conifers.
Utah Hotels and Places to Stay The Inn at Entrada. View Hotel . Best Western Plus Canyon Pines. View Hotel . Red Mountain Resort. View Hotel . Hampton Inn Tremonton. Super 8 by Wyndham Salina/Scenic Hills Area. Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge. Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel . Best Western Paradise Inn & Resort.
Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Arches National Park reopened May 29, 2020. Visitors are encouraged to prepare ahead of time before they arrive at the park .