Located close to moab utah and arches national park it is the highest section of canyonlands with an average elevation of 6 100 feet and the access road passes many spectacular and breath taking viewpoints of. Utah arizona national parks map click to see large.
Arizona and utah have a combined eight national parks as well as a.
National parks in utah and arizona. With the coronavirus thwarting air travel plans it is a perfect time to consider a road trip in the southwestern united states. The national park service nps was established on august 25 1916 by president woodrow wilson. Go back to see more maps of utah go back to see more maps of arizona u s.
As i ve discovered taking a journey through the southwestern part of the country is a perfect way to get acquainted with all they have to offer. Just over arizona s northern border visitors can access utah s national park country which encompasses five distinct parks that extend through snaking canyons below soaring. Ut 12 winds through grand staircase escalante national monument which protects 1 88 million acres of landscape containing unique native american and geological sites including petroglyphs fossils and natural arches with its quiet backroads spectacular national parks and monuments the large area called the grand circle that encompasses southern utah and northern arizona makes for one of.
This summer our family visited seven parks in utah and arizona in just six days. 5 beautiful national parks in utah arizona the u s. It is the ultimate usa driving itinerary visiting 5 national parks in 7 days.
And we had a fantastic time. This map shows cities towns main roads rivers lakes national parks national monuments national forests and states parks in utah and arizona. Utah is home to 5 national parks arches canyonlands capitol reef bryce canyon and zion.
Is known the world over for the beauty of its national parks. This national parks road trip from las vegas loops around northern arizona and southern utah. We took this trip with my high school french exchange student and her family yes we ve stayed in touch for 30 years.
The national park service nps turns 104 on tuesday and will offer free entry to national parks. To celebrate the nps is offering a fee free day this tuesday august 25. Millions come each year to admire the sensational scenery.
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