State Parks in Utah

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  2. February 5, 2013 9:30 pm

State Parks in Utah

Those who enjoy hiking, camping, boating, and other outdoor activities will find much to do at Utah’s 45 state parks.

The Anasazi State Park Museum is located in Boulder, Utah. It contains the ruins of an ancient Native American village. The park is actually a museum where visitors are able to see and explore the remains of ruined wall and more than 100 other ancient structures. The park also offers an auditorium and outdoor picnic areas.

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park is located near the town of Kanab, Utah. As the name suggests, this park is located in a scenic area with pink sand dunes. The park has become a popular place for riding ATVs. Other activities available at this park include horseback riding, hiking, and camping. This site offers outstanding opportunities for photography.

Goblin Valley State Park, located near Hanksville, is one of the most popular parks in the state. The soft sandstone in this area has eroded to create a maze-like landscape and scenery that borders on the surreal. Facilities include a visitors’ center, hiking trails, and a campground with heated restrooms and hot showers.

Kodachrome Basin State Park is located near Cannonville, Utah. This park has breathtaking scenery. The landscape includes 67 monolithic stone spires in stunning colors. The park contains camping areas, modern restrooms and showers, picnic areas, and trails for biking, hiking, and horseback riding.

Starvation State Park, in Duchesne, Utah, consists of a reservoir and campground in a desert area of the state. The park is a popular place for boating and other water sports, fishing, ice fishing, and camping. Facilities include modern restrooms, showers, boat ramps, and a developed campground.

Utah’s state parks are among the most stunning in all the United States. There is something for everyone to enjoy in Utah’s great outdoors!

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