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Hidden Gems: National Parks Edition

Southern Utah boasts some of the most captivating landscapes on Earth. From towering cliffs, sculpted rock formations, to vast expanses of red desert, there are countless reasons to awe at the variety of natural wonders here. If you are looking for a day adventure or want a longer stay, check out these national parks you won’t want to miss!
Zion National Park:

• Zion National Park captivates visitors with its sky-high sandstone cliffs, lush valleys, and meandering rivers. You can hike to the heights of Angels Landing or explore the paths of The Narrows. Or if you are taking a drive, opt for the scenic route through the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway and witness the park’s breathtaking vistas and diverse ecosystems.
Bryce Canyon National Park:

• Renowned for its otherworldly landscape of hoodoos – tall, thin spires of rock – Bryce Canyon National Park is a geological masterpiece. Take the time to marvel at the intricate rock formations from viewpoints along the rim, or descend into the amphitheaters on hiking trails like the Navajo Loop and Queen’s Garden.
Capitol Reef National Park:

• Named for its rock formations resembling the domes and capitol buildings of Washington, D.C., Capitol Reef National Park is a treasure trove of geological wonders. Explore the Waterpocket Fold that showcases millions of years of Earth’s history, or hike through narrow slot canyons and the orchards in Fruita. You can find petroglyphs, arches, and panoramic vistas as you explore all that this national park has to offer.
Arches National Park:

• Arches National Park is home to the largest concentration of natural stone arches in the world. A day here could include hiking among the fiery red rocks of Devil’s Garden, marveling at surreal formations like Balanced Rock and Landscape Arch, and seeing the iconic Delicate Arch at sunset.

To sum it up, Southern Utah’s national parks offer a captivating blend of natural beauty, geological wonders, and outdoor adventure. Whatever you choose, it is sure to be an unforgettable experience. If you find yourself wishing you had someplace to call home close by, check out our communities and contact us with any inquiries.

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