Information for Tourists
Utah is Known for its beautiful natural scenery, national parks, and outdoor recreation opportunities. You could find a wealth of useful information to help you plan a trip to Utah on the website listed below:
Arches National Park is located approximately 5 miles north of Moab, Utah. It is known for its natural arches and rock formations. Arches National Park is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Utah. The park is open year-round and offers many recreational activities like hiking, rock climbing, and scenic drives.
Bryce Canyon is located in southwestern Utah and is known for its unique hoodoos (rock spires). The park is open year-round though some places may be closed during winter.
Zion National Park is located in southwestern Utah. It is known for its red rock formations, canyons, and diverse wildlife. There are many famous trails in Zion National Park, including the angels landing trail, the narrows, the emerald pools trail, the observation point trail, the subway, the weeping rock trail, the canyon overlook trail, etc.
Capitol Reef National Park is known for its colorful sandstone cliffs and unique geological formations, and the Waterpocket Fold is one of its main attractions. The Waterpocket Fold is a 100-mile-long geologic monocline over 65 million years old.
Canyonlands National Park covers over 337,000 acres of stunning canyons, mesas, and buttes that have been sculpted by the Colorado River and its tributaries over millions of years. You can explore plenty of trails in the park, such as the Mesa Arch Trail, the Grand View Trail, and the Needles Outpost Trail.
Some National Parks outside UT
- Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
- 5 hour and 47 minute drive from UVU to Yellowstone National Park
- Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
- 5 hour and 24 minute drive from UVU to Grand Teton National Park