Introduction to Utah state parks
Some generalities about Utah state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.
Park Address: UT-313, Moab, UT 84532
Park Description: According to legend, the park is so named because of its use as a natural corral by cowboys in the 19th century, where horses often died of exposure.
Popular Park Sites: Mt. Paele, Dead Horse Point, Colorado River and The Mesa.
Park Address: 1002 Snow Canyon Dr, Ivins, UT 84738
Park Description: Snow Canyon State Park is a state park of Utah, USA, featuring a canyon carved from the red and white Navajo sandstone in the Red Mountains.
Popular Park Sites: Lava Tubes, Sand Dunes, Pinyon Nature Path and Whiptail Trail.
Wasatch Mountain State Park
Park Address: 1281 Warm Springs Rd, Midway, UT 84049
Park Description: Wasatch Mountain State Park is used for mountain activities such as camping, picnicking, hiking, off-road vehicle use, horseback riding, Nordic skiing, snow tubing, and snowmobiling.
Popular Park Sites: Big Cottonwood Canyon, Jordanelle Reservoir, Soldier Hollow Nordic Center and Ice Castles.
Wasatch Mountain State Park Visitors Guide
Park Address: Goblin Valley Rd, Green River, UT 84525
Park Description: The park features thousands of hoodoos, referred to locally as goblins, which are formations of mushroom-shaped rock pinnacles, some as tall as several yards.
Popular Park Sites: San Rafael Desert, Namesake Valley, The Goblin's Lair, The Carmel Canyon Loop and The Three Sisters.
Park Address: 4528 West 1700 South, Syracuse, Utah 84075
Park Description: The island lies in the southeastern portion of the lake, near Salt Lake City and Davis County, and becomes a peninsula when the lake is at extremely low levels
Popular Park Sites: Buffalo Point Trail, Elephant Head, White Rocky Bay Loop, Split Rock Bay and Hiking Trails.
Park Address: 2905 South Kodachrome State Park Road, Cannonville, Utah 84718
Park Description: The geologic interest of the park are sandstone spires and columns called sand pipes, believed to be found nowhere else on earth.
Popular Park Sites: Angel’s Palace Trail, Panorama Trail, Red Canyon Trail Rides, Big Geyser Trail and Grosvenor Arch.