If you’re planning a visit to Utah and would like to visit one (or more) National Parks, you’ve come to the right place. We will get you started with a brief intro to 4 National Parks in Utah to visit.
Best National Parks in Utah
1. Zion National Park
Probably the most famous and most-visited National park in Utah is Zion National Park. It has more than 100 miles of trails. This is the ideal park if you would like to go hiking, canyoneering , or rock climbing.
One of the most adventurous hikes in Zion National Park is Angels Landing, but if you’re looking for a more family-friendly hike, you must try Emerald Pool Trail.
Entry prices: $20 per person (walking or biking) and $35 per private vehicle. This park is close to Coral Canyon Resort, just in case you need a place to stay.
2. Capitol Reef National Park
This park is located in South Central Utah and it’s the longest monocline in the world. It has a length of almost 100 miles of cliffs, canyons, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold.
If you’re planning to visit Capitol Reef with your whole family, you might want to include your furry friend since they’re also welcome here!
Entry prices: $10 per person, $15 motorcycle and $20 private vehicle.
3. Bryce Canyon National Park
Travelling 80 miles from Zion National Park, you’ll find Bryce Canyon National Park and the largest collection of hoodoos (eroded sandstone towers) along with a privileged view of red, orange, and white rock formations. Hiking is one of the most popular activities here.
If you like wildlife, here you’ll find a variable ecosystem with more than 100 species of birds and mammals, making this park ideal for a family adventure.
Entry prices: $20 per person (walking or biking); $30 motorcycle and $35 private vehicle (up to 15 passengers). If you’re planning to visit Zion later and need a place to stay, you can check Coral Springs Resort.
4. Canyonland National Park
Located near the town of Moab. Canyonland National Park is divided into 3 sections: Island in the Sky, The Needles, and The Maze. This park is famous for its canyons and buttes.
If you’re a mountain bike lover, you must try the White Rim Road trail. Also, you’ll find the Mesa Arch here.
Entry prices: $15 per person, $25 motorcycle and $30 private vehicle (up to 15 passengers)
If you’re looking for a place to stay while you visit Zion National Park in Southern Utah, you can contact us and we’ll be more than happy to help you book a rental home.
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