Exploring Southern Utah + Local Treasures


TOP 10 UNCROWDED HIKES IN SOUTHERN UTAH

By The Independent

Red Mountain Traverse is located primarily in the Red Mountain Wilderness area, along the edge of Snow Canyon State Park. It extends from the Ivins trailhead. This is a strenuous hike that consists of a steep climb, backcountry area with no trail, almost no shade, and a very long distance of about...

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 Photo Credit: The Independent, A Voice for Utah

Photo Credit: The Independent, A Voice for Utah


VISITING UTAH'S NATIONAL PARKS

By UTAH ELEVATED

Forge new memories among fiery red rock and embrace your most adventurous side in Utah's national parks — whether that side likes to explore new backcountry terrain on a short nature hike, pedal a canyon rim, or navigate a slot canyon. Curious about Arches National Park or Moab, Utah? Seen pictures of Zion National Park? It's time to satisfy that curiosity with an extended journey or quick getaway to some of the most popular national parks in the United States.

Utah's five spectacular national parks stretch across the southern half of the state and can be experienced individually, or as part of one epic vacation to Utah. Each park offers visitors unique, world-class scenic vistas, geological phenomena and wildlife. In fact, Utah's national parks feature some of the most astonishing landscapes in the world...

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