Continue on 313 e 14 6 miles 3. After days in the desert time on the water sounded like the perfect plan.
The landscape here is unlike any other state which is why it s home to five national parks aka the big 5 national parks.
Big 5 national parks utah. Our next stop was a 4 day trip rafting lodore canyon. Must stops along the way. Stop 2 on the utah road trip and another one of utah s big five national parks close to moab is canyonlands national park.
So should you visit 5 utah national parks in 5 days. There are 2 ways to get into canyonlands from moab. The big 5 national parks in southern utah the big 5 national parks in utah.
Exploring utah s big 5 national parks along with some of their state parks created memories for a lifetime. Super close to both of moab s national parks. Get the facts on zion bryce canyon capitol reef arches and canyonlands and plan a road trip through all 5 national parks.
Bryce canyon is a small national park in southwestern utah. 9 thoughts on exploring utah s big 5 national parks kristina. Named after the mormon pioneer ebenezer bryce bryce canyon became a national park in 1924.
Next best things to do in seward alaska next. Meet the mighty 5 arches bryce canyon canyonlands capitol reef and zion. Utah is arguably the most beautiful state in the usa.
Head north on grand view point rd island in the sky rd 4 5 miles 2. You can head north and visit the island in the sky which is an amazing place to drive through and check out all the amazing overlooks and grand views during the drive. Bryce is famous for its worldly unique geology consisting of a series of horseshoe shaped amphitheaters carved from the eastern edge of the paunsaugunt plateau in southern utah.
The big 5 are zion bryce capitol reef canyonlands and arches. Because of that fact it s a popular place for road trips camping and hiking. This park is very different from the other four on this list and i also think is one of the most accessible since it s only about 15 minutes from moab and is filled with short easy walks to see the famous arches.
Zion bryce capital reef canyonlands and arches. Prev previous hiking mendenhall glacier. All five national parks are located in southern utah making these destinations all achievable in a short period of time if you wanted to do it all in one trip.
Utah is home to quite a few of america s top national parks. Turn right on us 191 s 6 5 miles 4. Utah s mighty 5 travel guide.
26 miles 30 1. We left canyonlands mid afternoon wrapping up our utah national parks itinerary and headed north to vernal ut. Turn left onto arches entrance rd 0 6 miles arches landscape arch.
The last of the mighty 5 national parks is arches also close to moab in southeastern utah. August 24 2019 at 3 42 pm.