Perched along an 18-mile plateau, the freezes and thaws of the high-altitude of Bryce Canyon shaped sandstone and limestone amphitheaters filled with scarlet striped spires called hoo doos. In Capitol Reef, golden sandstone pillars and arches, white sandstone domes and red-striped monoliths come together in a quilted masterpiece of Mother Nature. In Zion, shallow, shaded waters rise between towering rocks in The Narrows and sandstone arches stretch across boulders and canyons in Arches National Park. Discover these geological wonders and more with a Road Scholar instructor, as you venture to Utah on a National Park adventure you’ll never forget.
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Utah has one of the most diverse landscapes in the U.S. With a total of five National Parks to visit in Utah, you’ll have plenty to explore in the Beehive State. From Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef to Zion and Arches and Canyonland, these Utah National Parks to visit are filled with unique rock formations, breathtaking vistas, and rich pre-historic histories.
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Utah is home to five National Parks, referred to as the Mighty Five. With that said, touring Utah National Parks can take some time, but gives you plenty to explore and discover. Below are the five Utah National Parks that define this state’s unique landscape: