At EMS Solutions, we love calling Utah home. Being known as America’s “National Parks Capital,” Utah takes pride for having five of the United States’ National Parks. These destinations aren’t just famous in America but also throughout the globe. In recognition of July being National Parks Month, here are Utah’s five mighty National Parks.
Capitol Reef National Park
Renowned for its mystifying cliffs, inspiring canyons, and artistic sandstone formations, Capitol Reef National Park has become one of the most favorite destinations for those dreaming to witness some mind-blowing works of nature.
Waterpocket Fold, the park’s most famous spot, is a 100-mile long ridge in the earth’s crust. This land formation has intrigued countless visitors throughout the years. Aside from that, massive canyons, domes, and monoliths also add mysteries to the park.
Arches National Park
Filled with countless beauties to discover, Arches National Park holds the world’s largest concentration of natural stone arches. With over 2,000 sandstone formations, this park, colored with arid red desert, is located in southeastern Utah. Documented arches include pinnacles, fins, spires, balanced rocks, and arches.
Zion National Park
Known as Utah’s oldest national park, Zion National Park is a juggernaut of canyons and splendid landscapes. This one of a kind destination has been drawing numerous adventurers from different corners of the globe.
Adventurers truly love this place because of the park’s exciting hike trails. Some of these trails include Subway, Angels Landing, and The Narrows. Zion is also the most visited park in Utah, having three million visitors per year!
Canyonlands National Park
Two iconic rivers, the Colorado and the Green, have become iconic symbols of the Canyonlands National Park. This is a place that holds some of the world’s most daring 4X4 roads and whitewater rapids. It also offers infinite opportunities to bike, hike, and to participate in some recreation-driven activities.
Bryce Canyon National Park
Having some of the country’s most visited hiking trails and camping spots, Bryce Canyon National Park is the perfect destination for those who are dreaming to experience the most memorable adventures of their life. Its towering carved spires are remarkable tourist attractions.