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Southwestern Utah

Where alpine forests overlook red rock canyons

The majority of visitors to southwestern Utah focus their efforts on the Mighty 5® national parks. And, for good reason, these parks are spectacular. However, seasoned travelers and savvy locals know that fun southern Utah activities, remarkable scenery and memorable adventures aren’t limited to national park boundaries. In fact, by stepping off the beaten path, many travelers have found their favorite memories were created in these hidden gems, parks that may leave you breathless, but are less likely to leave you standing in line.

Recommended trip length for Southwestern Utah region:

Plan 6 days to fully experience the three national parks.

Add an additional 1-2 days for each of the following stops:

Utah Regional Map

National Designations

State Parks Red Rock & Sand Dunes

History & Culture

Lakes & Reservoirs