Tag Archives: State Park

National & State Parks

Utah’s Best State & National Parks

*Distance from Salt Lake City Center

Salt Lake Area

Great Salt Lake State Park  Magna 19 miles

East Canyon State Park  Morgan 36 miles

Rockport State Park  Peoa 37 miles

Jordanelle State Park  Heber 37 miles
Rock Cliff Nature Center

Antelope Island State Park  Syracuse 43 miles

Wasatch Mountain State Park  Midway 46 miles

Utah Lake State Park  Provo 46 miles

Echo State Park  Coalville 48 miles

Willard Bay State Park  51 miles *Best

Deer Creek State Park  Heber 54 miles

Northern Utah Area

Hyrum Lake State Park  77 miles

Bear River State Park  Garden City 122 miles *Best

Southern Utah Area

Starvation State Park  Duchesne 116 miles

Fremont Indian State Park & Museum  Sevier 183 miles

Arches National Park  Moab 230 miles *Best

Dead Horse Point State Park  245 miles *Best

Bryce Canyon National Park  268 miles *Best

Sand Hollow State Park 304 miles *Best
Most visited State Park in Utah 2022

Zion National Park  308 miles *Best

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Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a U.S. National Monument protecting 1,880,461 acres (760,996 ha) of land in southern Utah encompassing three main regions: the Grand Staircase, the Kaiparowits Plateau, and the Canyons of the Escalante – all of which are managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Landscape Conservation System.

Golden Spike National Park

Golden Spike Historical Site, Railroad, Trains, Utah

Golden Spike National Historic Site is a U.S. National Historic Site located at Promontory Summit, north of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. It commemorates the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad, where the Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad met on May 10, 1869.

The fee waiver includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees.

Golden Spike Historical Site
6450 N 22000 W Howell, UT

Fremont Indian State Park & Museum

State park with Native American petroglyphs & pictographs, hiking trails, including a museum with artifacts.


This video discusses the Fremont people and their culture. Learn about the rock art, artifacts, and mysteries they left behind. You will also discover the many recreational resources and outdoor opportunities available to the entire family.

Fremont Indian State Park & Museum
3820 W Clear Creek Canyon Road
Sevier, UT 84766