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Capitol Reef National Park

Rank: 93 7 Activites Phone: (435)-425-3791 Email: CARE_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 16.37 miles

Located in south-central Utah in the heart of red rock country, Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth) extending almost 100 miles.

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Canyons Of Escalante/ Burr Trail National Park

15 Activites Phone: (435)-826-5600 Email: Mail_UT-Escalante@blm.gov Distance: 19.01 miles

The Canyons of the Escalante--Wonders in Water and Stone. The Escalante River, the last major river system to be mapped in the continental United States, cascades off the southern flank of the Aquarius Plateau, winding through a 1,000-mile maze of interconnected canyons. This magical labyrinth is one of the scenic wonders of the West.

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Box-Death Hollow Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 19.58 miles

The Box-Death Hollow Wilderness now contains a total of 25,751 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Box-Death Hollow Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age...

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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Park

8 Activites Phone: (435)-644-4300 Email: escalante_interagency@blm.gov Distance: 38.74 miles

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a dramatic, multi-hued landscape that is rich in natural and human history. Extending across 1.9 million acres of Utah public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management, the Monument represents a unique combination of archaeological, historical, paleontological, geological, and biological resources. These strikingly beautiful and scientifically im...

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Huntington North Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (435)-687-2491 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 38.85 miles

Huntington North Reservoir, a feature of the Emery County Project, was created by the Huntington North Dam and the East and West Dikes. Recreation management at Huntington North Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. With a 240-acre surface area, the off-stream reservoir is situated at the 5,480-foot elevation. Manage...

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Grosvenor Arch National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-826-5600 Email: Mail_UT-Escalante@blm.gov Distance: 40.66 miles

A beautiful drive along Cottonwood Creek Drive takes you to this rare double natural arch, one of the most unusual featured of the Grand Staircase- Escalante National Monument.

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Otter Creek Reservoir Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (435)-896-1500 Email: utrfmail@blm.gov Distance: 49.23 miles

Elevation 6400 ft. The cold, clear waters of this large reservoir offer year-round fishing for rainbow trout. For wildlife watchers, waterfowl, raptors, deer, antelope, and elk abound. If you prefer a wild ride through the woods, try the famed Paiute ATV trail, accessible from here. Dispersed camping or developed camping in the state park.

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Rank: 54 5 Activites Email: brca_information@nps.gov Distance: 50.73 miles

There is no place quite like Bryce Canyon. Hoodoos (odd-shaped pillars of rock left standing from the forces of erosion) can be found on every continent, but here is the archetypal "hoodoo-iferous" terrain. Descriptions fail. Cave without a roof? Forest of stone? Even photographs strain credulity. When you visit maybe you'll come up with a better name. In the meantime "Bryce" will have to suffice.

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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 40 7 Activites Phone: (928)-608-6200 Email: glca_carl_hayden@nps.gov Distance: 59.72 miles

Encompassing over 1.2 million acres, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers unparalleled opportunities for water-based & backcountry recreation. The recreation area stretches for hundreds of miles from Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah, encompassing scenic vistas, geologic wonders, and a vast panorama of human history.

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Koosharem Reservoir National Park

4 Activites Phone: (435)-896-1500 Email: utrfmail@blm.gov Distance: 60.46 miles

Elevation 6995 ft. The reservoir is at one end of the justly popular Paiute ATV trail. For those who wish to pursue more contemplative activities, the reservoir is stocked with trout, and there is trail access into the Fishlake National Forest.

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Lost Creek Reservoir National Park

5 Activites Phone: (801)-379-1000 Distance: 63.64 miles

Lost Creek Dam and Reservoir, Weber Basin Project, are on Lost Creek, 12 miles upstream from its confluence with Weber River in an open setting northeast of Croyden, Utah at the 6,000-foot elevation.. Recreation at Lost Creek Reservoir is directly managed by the Bureau of Reclamation. The site has primitive facilities and no on-site manager or law enforcement. Use at your own risk. The narrow lak...

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Lake Powell National Park

12 Activites Phone: (928)-608-6404 Email: GLCA CHVC@nps.gov Distance: 63.93 miles

Glen Canyon Dam, which is a feature of the Colorado River Storage Project (CRSP), impounds Colorado River water to form Lake Powell, one of the most popular and scenic lakes in the world. Lake Powell is part of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.The Bureau of Reclamation started construction of Glen Canyon Dam in 1956 and Lake Powell started filling on March 13, 1963. In 1980, 17 years after...

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Glen Canyon Dam National Park

1 Activites Phone: (520)-645-0401 Email: bwirth@uc.usbr.gov Distance: 64.04 miles

Glen Canyon Dam, 15 miles upstream from Lees Ferry, is the key feature of the Colorado River Storage Project. The structure is 710 feet high, has a crest length of 1,560 feet, and contains 4,901,000 cubic yards of concrete. Thickness of the dam at the crest is 25 feet and the maximum base thickness is 300 feet. The absence of rail facilities near the contruction site of Glen Canyon Dam necessit...

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Rainbow Bridge National Monument Park

Rank: 264 1 Activites Phone: (928)-608-6200 Email: glca_carl_hayden_visitor_center@nps.gov Distance: 65.15 miles

Rainbow Bridge is one of the world's largest known natural bridges. The span has undoubtedly inspired people throughout time--from the neighboring American Indian tribes who consider Rainbow Bridge sacred, to the 85,000 people from around the world who visit it each year. Please visit Rainbow Bridge in a spirit that honors and respects the cultures to whom it is sacred.

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Peloncillo Mountains Wilderness National Park

6 Activites Phone: (928)-348-4400 Email: SFOWEB_AZ@blm.gov Distance: 72.00 miles

The Peloncillo Mountains Wilderness (19,440 acres) in Arizona and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. In 1990, the Peloncillo Mountains Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. Plea...

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Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (435)-688-3200 Email: BLM_AZ_ASDOWEB@blm.gov Distance: 72.08 miles

The Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness (109,400 acres) is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Arizona contains approximately 89,400 acres. Utah contains approximately 20,000 acres. In 1984, the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System established by the Wilderness Act of 1964. In wilderness, you can en...

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Natural Bridges National Monument Park

Rank: 239 4 Activites Email: nabrinfo@nps.gov Distance: 73.66 miles

Three majestic natural bridges invite you to ponder the power of water in a landscape usually defined by its absence. View them from an overlook, or hit the trails and experience their grandeur from below. Declared a National Monument in 1908, the bridges are named "Kachina," "Owachomo" and "Sipapu" in honor of the Native Americans that once made this area their home.

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Dark Canyon Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 75.57 miles

The Dark Canyon Wilderness now contains a total of 47,116 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Dark Canyon Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...in...

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Grand Gulch Plateau Recreation Area National Park

11 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 79.39 miles

The Grand Gulch/Cedar Mesa Plateau is a unique area for exploring. This is a place where cultural resources are found in primitive and wilderness-like settings. Most canyons and cultural sites can only be reached by hiking or backpacking.

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Vermilion Cliffs National Monument - Az Park

3 Activites Phone: (435)-688-3200 Email: BLM_AZ_ASDOWEB@blm.gov Distance: 79.47 miles

This remote and unspoiled, 294,000-acre monument is a geologic treasure, containing Paria Plateau, Vermilion Cliffs, Coyote Buttes and Paria Canyon. Elevations range from 3,100 to 7,100 feet. For on-line reservations, click on: https://www.az.blm.gov/paria/checklist.cfm For additional information, click on: https://www.az.blm.gov/paria/ Visits to the area require special planning and awarenes...

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Dixie National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: r4_dixie_web@fs.fed.us Distance: 79.71 miles

The Dixie National Forest offers a variety of recreation opportunities all year round.  With almost 2 million acres to explore, there are endless opportunities for your enjoyment, and relaxation.  You can experience the solitude of hiking in the Wilderness, enjoy camping in developed campgrounds, or in the backcountry.  The forest is also a prime location for fishing, hunting, horseback riding, mo...

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Labyrinth Canyon Recreation Area National Park

10 Activites Phone: (435)-636-3600 Email: utprmail@blm.gov Distance: 80.42 miles

Elevation 4000 feet. A flat and gentle desert river, flowing through a region of spectacular canyons. A great 4 day canoe trip.

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Fishlake National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: r4_fishlake_web@fs.fed.us Distance: 81.23 miles

The Fishlake National Forest offers a variety of recreation opportunities including fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, horseback riding, prospecting, rock hounding and of course, off-highway vehicle riding.On these pages you will find information about these various recreation activities and opportunities to help you enjoy your visit to the Fishlake National Forest.

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Desolation Canyon Recreation Management Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (435)-636-3600 Email: utprmail@blm.gov Distance: 84.15 miles

Desolation and Gray Canyons provide a premiere wilderness river trip through Utah's deepest canyons. The river traveler encounters approximately 60 Class II and III rapids. In addition to river-running, there are wonderful opportunities for camping, archaeological and geologic interpretation, wildlife watching, hiking, and exploring.

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Mule Canyon Ruin National Park

4 Activites Phone: (435)-587-1500 Email: utmtmail@blm.gov Distance: 87.01 miles

Mule Canyon Ruin is a classic ancestral Puebloan (previously called Anasazi) archaeological site that has been stabilized and interpreted for the public. The site, displaying a kiva, small tower, and a room block, provides a close-up, convenient and casual view into the past without the crowds associated with some of the more prominent Four Corners ruins and monuments.

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