Utah — National Park Explorers

Category: Utah

  • Zion National Park

    Zion National Park

    Zion National Park protects 146,597 acres in southeastern Utah.  It’s located at the junction of the Colorado Plateau, Grand Basin, and Mojave Desert regions.  This […]

     
  • Snow Canyon State Park

    Snow Canyon State Park

    The 7,400-acre Snow Canyon State Park in Utah is our favorite state park of all.  With its towering red and white sandstone cliffs, interspersed with […]

     
  • Canyonlands National Park

    Canyonlands National Park

    Canyonlands is a 337,598-acre national park in southeastern Utah.  It’s like the Grand Canyon, yet more broad and not as deep.  Canyonlands is divided into […]

     
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  • Arches National Park

    Arches National Park

    We were hanging out in Moab, Utah to avoid a late winter storm that was threatening to dump two feet of snow on I-70.  I […]

     
  • Goblin Valley State Park

    Goblin Valley State Park

    Goblin Valley is a 3,654-acre state park in central Utah.  The park is famous for its thousands of hoodoos, which consist of an erosion-resistant layer […]

     
  • Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

    Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

    Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is massive, covering 1.9 million acres (almost 3,000 square miles) of southern Utah.  It’s almost as isolated as it is large, […]

     
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  • Kodachrome Basin State Park

    Kodachrome Basin State Park

    Kodachrome Basin is a 2,240-acre state park in Utah.  The main attraction of the park is its 67 free-standing rock spires.  Many of the spires […]

     
  • Bryce Canyon National Park

    Bryce Canyon National Park

    Bryce Canyon is a 35,835-acre national park in southern Utah.  That’s relatively small for a national park.  But what Bryce lacks in size, it more […]

     
  • Planned Stop #56: Arches

    Planned Stop #56: Arches

    Arches National Park is 76,679 acres and located in eastern Utah just outside Moab.  It is known for preserving over 2000 natural sandstone arches, including […]

     
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  • Planned Stop #57: Dead Horse Point

    Planned Stop #57: Dead Horse Point

    Dead Horse Point State Park in Utah features a dramatic overlook of the Colorado River and Canyonlands National Park.  The park is so named because […]

     
  • Planned Stop #58: Canyonlands

    Planned Stop #58: Canyonlands

    Canyonlands National Park is located in southeastern Utah near the town of Moab.  Canyonlands preserves a colorful landscape eroded into countless canyons, mesas and buttes […]

     
  • Planned Stop #59: Goblin Valley

    Planned Stop #59: Goblin Valley

    Goblin Valley State Park in Utah contains thousands of hoodoos, which are formations of mushroom-shaped rock pinnacles.  The unusual stone shapes in Goblin Valley result […]

     
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