Utah is well known as one of the “must visit” states that national park enthusiasts need to travel to. Utah has five of the most iconic National Parks in the entire United States.
The five Utah National Parks are:
Visiting all Utah National Parks on One Road Trip
We created an epic road trip itinerary that visits each National Park in Utah. We call it our FULL UTAH trip.
This trip can be done in a minimum of 7 days, but the optimum amount is at least 10. This trip covers over 750 miles (at least 12 hours), and starts in Salt Lake City before finishing in Las Vegas.
Utah National Parks Map
|Canyonlands National Park||Moab, UT, 84532|
|Capitol Reef National Park||Torrey, UT, 84775|
|Zion National Park||Springdale, UT, 84767|
|Arches National Park||Moab, UT, 84532|
|Bryce Canyon National Park||Bryce, UT, 84764|
Utah National Parks by Size
Canyonlands is the largest national park in Utah, followed closely by Capitol Reef, then Zion. Bryce Canyon is the smallest of all Utah National Parks, coming in at less than half the size of Arches (the next smallest).
|#1||Canyonlands National Park||337,598||1,367|
|#2||Capitol Reef National Park||241,904||979|
|#3||Zion National Park||147,237||596|
|#4||Arches National Park||76,679||310|
|#5||Bryce Canyon National Park||35,835||145|
Other National Park Sites in Utah
Besides the Mighty Five, there are eight other official National Park Service sites located within the state.
|Glen Canyon National Recreation Area||National Recreation Area||Page, 86040|
|Hovenweep National Monument||National Monument||Cortez, 81321|
|Golden Spike National Historic Site||National Historical Park||Corinne, 84307|
|Cedar Breaks National Monument||National Monument||Brian Head, 84719|
|Natural Bridges National Monument||National Monument||Lake Powell, 84533|
|Dinosaur National Monument||National Monument||Jensen, 84035|
|Timpanogos Cave National Monument||National Monument||American Fork, 84003|
|Rainbow Bridge National Monument||National Monument||00000|