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Welcome to Utah

With its diverse landscapes, geology and recreational opportunities, Utah is an intriguing destination. Home to five national parks and seven national monuments, Utah is a paradise for RVers.

Discover all that Utah has to offer in its diverse regions.

The most urbanized area of the state, the Wasatch Front, is a region of north central Utah.

Canyon Country is a wild, sparsely populated area along the southern boundary of the state with extraordinary desert landscapes.

Northeastern Utah is home to high desert landscapes, mining settlements, and the Uintah Mountains, while way down south in Utah, Dixie has it all: mild weather, red rock hiking, proximity to national and state parks, golf, recreational vehicle parks catering to snowbirds—even a little cotton.

Rolling hills, agricultural land and historic Mormon settlements abound in sparsely populated Central Utah.

Western Utah is covered with endless desert, rugged terrain, salt flats and the Great Salt Lake. One of the best places to experience the Great Salt Lake, Antelope Island State Park, is reached via a seven-mile causeway.

Wasatch Front
Located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, Salt Lake City, the state's largest city and capital, was laid out with Temple Square at its heart. The 10-acre area contains the famed Mormon Temple, and the Salt Lake Tabernacle housing the huge pipe organ which accompanies the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This Is the Place Heritage Park and Old Deseret Village marks the end of the 1,300-mile Mormon Trail. The village features more than 40 historical buildings with living history interpreters.

Nestled high in the Rocky Mountains, Bear Lake offers boating, camping, water-skiing, swimming, sailing, and fishing. On Bear River, the largest tributary to the Great Salt Lake, canoeing, fly-fishing, and bird watching are popular activities.

Tour 1,800-foot-long limestone caves at Timpanogos Cave National Monument, or hike the trails of 11,750-foot-high Mt. Timpanagos.

Park City is home to the Utah Winter Sports Park. Sundance Resort, founded by Robert Redford, celebrates the arts and hosts the Sundance Film Festival.

Canyon Country
Camp in the comfort of your RV and explore the awe-inspiring geology of Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef national parks.

A geological wonderland, Arches is one of Utah’s most accessible national parks. Towering spires, fins, petrified dunes, massive sandstone buttes, and balanced rocks complement the arches.

The sheer canyons of the Green and Colorado Rivers divide Canyonlands into three distinct sections—Island in the Sky, The Needles, and The Maze. Over millions of years, the rivers have carved the flat sandstone rock layers into countless canyons, spires, buttes, and mesas into a wide range of colors.

Bryce Canyon is a series of natural amphitheaters, pink cliffs, and delicate red rock hoodoos. Millions of years of wind, water, and geologic forces have shaped and etched the surreal landscape.

The majesty of Capitol Reef intrigues the RVer with its twisting canyons, massive domes, heavenly spires, monoliths, and the small community of Fruita, a pioneer settlement with productive orchards.

Scenic Byway 12 takes you to the heart of the American West. A journey like no other, this exceptional 124-mile route negotiates an isolated landscape of canyons, plateaus, and valleys.

Natural Bridges National Monument features three huge, stream-carved natural bridges as well as a concentration of Anasazi Indian ruins.

One of the grandest landmarks, Monument Valley straddles the border of Utah and Arizona. Sandstone buttes, mesas, and spires rise majestically from the desert floor.

Hundreds of side canyons, inlets, coves, and natural wonders make Lake Powell a paradise for houseboating. With seven marinas along the lake's shorelines boating, fishing, and water skiing are also popular activities.

Northeastern Utah
Northeastern Utah is home to high desert landscape, mining settlements, and the Uinta Mountains. Straddling the border of Utah and Colorado, Dinosaur National Monument impresses with petrified bones of prehistoric animals and magnificent scenery.

Named for the sunrise reflecting off its towering red-rock bluffs, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is a camping, boating, and fishing paradise.

Utah Dixie
Way down south in Utah, Dixie has it all: mild weather, red rock hiking, proximity to national and state parks, golf, RV parks catering to snowbirds—even a little cotton.

With sheer, milky-white cliffs and pristine waterfalls, Zion National Park is one of the most beautiful places on earth. There are formations like the Watchman, which towers 2,600 feet above the road, and others with dramatic names such as the West Temple, Mountain of the Sun, Towers of the Virgin, and the Three Patriarchs.

At an elevation of 10,350 feet, Cedar Breaks National Monument is the highest national park in Utah.

Central Utah
Utah's first state capitol, the Territorial Statehouse in Fillmore became Utah's first state park and today houses a pioneer collection.

A picturesque, natural lake surrounded by rolling mountains, Fish Lake provides great fishing and camping opportunities.

Western Utah
Union Pacific and Central Pacific rail crews met near the north shore of the Great Salt Lake on May 10, 1869, completing the first transcontinental railroad in the U.S. Working replicas of the 1869 steam locomotives are on display at the Golden Spike National Historic Site.