1. 1. Kolob Canyons, Zion National Park
This old cabin in Zion’s Kolob Canyons is located in a section that’s surrounded by colorful rock formations and hiking trails.
2. 2. Delicate Arch, Arches National Park
Delicate Arch is probably Utah’s most famous rock formation, and if you get a chance to visit it at night, you might also get some incredible photo opportunities.
3. 3. Fort Bottom Ruin, Canyonlands National Park
The Puebloans built this nearly 1,000 years ago. Where else can you find so much history?
4. 4. Queen’s Garden Loop, Bryce Canyon National Park
Erosion carved these imposing towers of rock called “hoodoos”, and are really breathtaking when seen in person.
5. 5. Capitol Reef National Park
Did you know Utah has five national parks? The Navajo originally called this area “The Land of the Sleeping Rainbow”, and one look at the landscape will tell you why!
6. 6. Mirror Lake
Mirror Lake is located in the high Uinta Mountains in eastern Utah.
7. 7. Cedar Breaks National Monument
Montana may be “Big Sky Country”, but pair these awesome cloud formations with equally awesome rock formations, and Cedar Breaks is unmatched.
8. 8. Echo Park, Dinosaur National Monument
The Yampa and Green Rivers converge near Echo Park in Dinosaur National Monument’s canyon country, and the night sky is sure to be filled with stars.
9. 9. Red Canyon, Dixie National Forest
Dixie National Forest is home to intimidating landmarks like Red Canyon, Death Hollow and Hell’s Backbone Bridge.
10. 10. Fishlake National Forest
Fish Lake (the actual lake) is a great spot to catch lake trout and Yellow Perch while you take in some amazing views.
11. 11. Flaming Gorge
The Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is located in the northeast corner of Utah, and has plenty of opportunities for fun. Who’s up for waterskiing?
12. 12. Four Corners Monument
This is the only place in the country that you can stand in four different states at the same time.
13. 13. Lake Powell
The Lake Powell and Glen Canyon area is home to some of the most spectacular views anyone could ask for.
14. 14. The Jupiter, Golden Spike National Historic Site
Officials celebrated the first transcontinental railroad with symbolic golden spikes, and this replica of an 1860 steam locomotive runs through the summer.
15. 15. The Golden Cathedral, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Located in Neon Canyon, the Golden Cathedral is a moderate hike that ends with an amazing display of rock formations and colors.
16. 16. Hovenweep National Monument
The name Hovenweep means “deserted valley” in Paiute/Ute, and you can see ruins that have withstood the test of time.
17. 17. Dark Canyon, Monument Valley
Dark Canyon has it all– pristine water, waterfalls, fishing and hiking trails.
18. 18. Natural Bridges National Monument
The three bridges, Sipapu, Owachomo and Kachina, are really spectacular when viewed in person. Unfortunately, erosion will someday make these bridges collapse, so make sure you take a trip to see them!
19. 19. Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Rainbow Bridge is the largest natural bridge in the world.
20. 20. Timpanogos Cave National Monument
These are the setting for three limestone caves near American Fork in northern Utah.