Parks in Utah (43)

Anasazi State Park Museum
Garfield County, UT
Discover;The Coombs Site is unique in comparison to many other Ancestral Puebloan sites in the southwest. It is located near what is considered to be the border of the Ancestral Puebloan and Fremont c
Antelope Island State Park
Davis County, UT
Discover;Visitors to Antelope Island State Park drive across the causeway, a narrow two-lane road spanning from mainland to island, leaving the bustle of the Wasatch Front for a refuge of rangelands f
Bear Lake State Park
Rich County, UT
Discover;Bear Lake was formed 28,000 years ago by earthquake activity. At an elevation of 5,923 feet, Bear Lake is 20 miles long and eight miles wide, 208 feet deep, and covers 112 square miles.;Origi
Camp Floyd State Park Museum
Utah County, UT
Discover;Believing Mormons were rebelling against the laws of the United States, President James Buchanan dispatched 3,500 troops, nearly one-third of the entire U.S. Army, to suppress the rumored reb
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
Kane County, UT
Discover;The geology of the sand dunes is an intriguing subject. The sand comes from Navajo sandstone from the geologic period call Middle Jurassic. The same iron oxides and minerals that give us spec
Dead Horse Point State Park
, UT
Discover;Millions of years of geologic activity created the spectacular views from Dead Horse Point State Park. Deposition of sediments by ancient oceans, freshwater lakes, streams and wind blown sand
Deer Creek State Park
Wasatch County, UT
Discover;Deer Creek State Park is easily accessible from the Wasatch Front, within one-half hour from Provo and an hour from Salt Lake City. The reservoir and park are extremely popular for recreation
East Canyon State Park
Morgan County, UT
Discover;East Canyon and the surrounding area are rich in pioneer history. The Donner Party, also called the Donner-Reed group, was a group of farmers from Iowa and Illinois going west to find fertile
Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum
San Juan County, UT
Discover;Visit Edge of the Cedars Pueblo, a village inhabited by the ancestors of contemporary Puebloan peoples from AD 825 to 1125, and climb down a ladder to enter the 1,000-year-old kiva. View the
Escalante Petrified Forest State Park
Garfield County, UT
Discover;In 1872, a member of John Wesley Powell’s survey party, Almon Harris Thompson, first explored the Escalante River. He decided to name the area after an explorer named Escalante, which means t
Flight Park State Recreation Area
, UT
Discover;Utah State Parks and Recreation and the Utah Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (UHGPGA) are partnering to preserve this unique recreation area that is an excellent site for teaching an
Fremont Indian State Park and Museum
Sevier County, UT
Discover;One thousand years ago, the valleys along what is now Interstate 70 near Sevier, Utah were home to the largest community of Fremont Indians ever discovered. Their rock art and structures are
Frontier Homestead State Park Museum
Iron County, UT
Discover;Frontier Homestead State Park Museum tells the story of development in Iron County when in the 1850’s, Brigham Young sent Mormon missionaries here to mine and process iron. Museum displays in
Goblin Valley State Park
Emery County, UT
Discover;Cowboys searching for cattle first discovered secluded Goblin Valley. Then in the late 1920s, Arthur Chaffin, owner/operator of the Hite ferry, and two companions were searching for an altern
Goosenecks State Park
San Juan County, UT
Discover;Millions of years ago, the land here was relatively flat, and the river meandered on its course. Then a period of uplift occurred on the Colorado Plateau. As the land rose, the river flowed f
Great Salt Lake State Park
Salt Lake County, UT
Discover;Great Salt Lake State Marina is home to the Great Salt Lake Yacht Club, which boasts the saltiest sailorson earth. Visitors will enjoy the beautiful views of Great Salt Lake, nearby Antelope
Green River State Park
Emery County, UT
Discover;The Green River originates in Wyoming, where it flows 291 miles before entering the state of Utah. It runs for 42 miles in Colorado, and then once again journey’s back into Utah, and then run
Gunlock State Park
Washington County, UT
Discover;Located on Gunlock Road 15 miles northwest of St. George in scenic red rock country, lies Gunlock Reservoir where boating, water sports and quality fishing for bass and catfish attract visito
Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail
Summit County, UT
Discover;The Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail State Park is one of Utah’s most unique state parks. It is nearly 30 miles long. The trail traverses areas rich in cultural history from the Wasatch Moun
Huntington State Park
Emery County, UT
Discover;Huntington State Park is a local well-kept secret.;Largemouth bass and bluegill are the most noteworthy fish in this warm-water lake. It is also a popular place to catch crawdads. Many migrat
Hyrum State Park
, UT
Discover;Mormon settlers founded the area of Hyrum, which is located in Cache Valley. Hyrum is named after the brother of the founder of the Mormon Church. Before the dam was built in 1939, Mormon set
Jordan River OHV State Recreation Area
Salt Lake County, UT
Discover;Four separate tracks, with tabletops and banked turns, are open from approximately early April to approximately mid-October. Off-Highway motorcycle (OHM) riders will enjoy two motocross (MX)
Jordanelle State Park
Wasatch County, UT
Discover;Facilities FAQs Volunteer;Hailstone Recreation Area is the premier development of Jordanelle State Park, and is designed to accommodate active recreational pursuits. Camp, fish, wakeboard, wa
Kodachrome Basin State Park
Kane County, UT
Discover;As soon as you see it, you will know that the name fits perfectly. Kodachrome Basin State Park, with its red tinged rock formations and incredible blue skies, just begs to be photographed. Th
Millsite State Park
Emery County, UT
Discover;Millsite State Park offers access to great off-highway vehicle and mountain bike riding areas. Fishing is open year-round. A eighteen-hole, public golf course is adjacent to the park.;Millsit