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Ultimate National Parks Utah Vacation: Mighty 5 in Utah!

When it comes to stunning desert landscapes, southern Utah can’t be beat. Here you can stare up at seemingly impossible archways of stone. Wander between rising pillars of rock. Wade through dizzying slot canyons. And hike atop dramatic cliffs overlooking rivers meandering through otherworldly landscapes. The Mighty 5 in Utah is quite possibly one of … Read more

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Best Adventures in Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park is both the least visited and largest of Utah’s Mighty 5 national parks, recently welcoming about 750,000 visitors per year across its 528 square miles. The reason for this curious statistic possibly relates to Canyonland’s unique layout. Located in southeastern Utah, not far from the town of Moab, the park’s three main … Read more

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Best Hikes at Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park Utah is home to the world’s largest concentration of hoodoos, a geologic term for irregularly shaped stone towers. Located atop a massive geologic sequence of sedimentary layers called the Grand Staircase, Bryce Canyon in Utah is not actually a canyon but a series of natural amphitheaters filled with these spire-like rock … Read more

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Best Times to Visit Arches National Park

Sandstone arches, windows in red-rock cliffs, and towering spires are all part of the draw and why so many people seek to know the best times to visit Arches National Park. With over 2,000 of these features documented, the park has the densest collection of stone arches in the world! The reason there are so … Read more

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Best Times to Visit Zion National Park

Located in the red rock country of Southwestern Utah, Zion National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the U.S. This 229-square-mile park is particularly known for Zion Canyon, where cliffs of Navajo sandstone rise several thousand feet above the North Fork of the Virgin River. Another popular attraction is the Narrows, … Read more

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Best Hikes in Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park has a unique shape: about 70 miles long by an average of only six miles wide. The reason for this curious outline is that the park protects a linear geologic feature called the Waterpocket Fold. Mistakenly identified as an ancient reef by early white settlers, the Waterpocket Fold is actually an … Read more