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National & State Parks

Best State & National Parks In Utah

Distance From Salt Lake City

Salt Lake Area

Great Salt Lake State Park  Magna 19 miles

East Canyon State Park  Morgan 36 miles

Rockport State Park  Peoa 37 miles

Jordanelle State Park  Heber 37 miles

Antelope Island State Park  Syracuse 43 miles

Wasatch Mountain State Park  Midway 46 miles

Utah Lake State Park  Provo 46 miles

Echo State Park  Coalville 48 miles

Willard Bay State Park  51 miles *Best

Deer Creek State Park  Heber 54 miles

Northern Utah Area

Hyrum Lake State Park  77 miles

Bear River State Park  Garden City 122 miles *Best

Southern Utah Area

Starvation State Park  Duchesne 116 miles

Fremont Indian State Park & Museum  Sevier 183 miles

Arches National Park  Moab 230 miles *Best

Dead Horse Point State Park  245 miles *Best

Bryce Canyon National Park  268 miles *Best

Zion National Park  308 miles *Best

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Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a U.S. National Monument protecting 1,880,461 acres (760,996 ha) of land in southern Utah encompassing three main regions: the Grand Staircase, the Kaiparowits Plateau, and the Canyons of the Escalante – all of which are managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Landscape Conservation System.

Timpanogos Cave Fee Free Weekend

Timpanogos Cave

Cave tour fees waived mid August weekend  as part of the National Park Service Fee Free Weekends.

Timpanogos Cave National Monument sits high in the Wasatch Mountains. The cave system consists of three spectacularly decorated caverns. Helictites and anthodites are just a few of the many dazzling formations to be found in the many chambers. As visitors climb to the cave entrance, on a hike gaining over 1,000 ft in elevation, they are offered incredible views of American Fork Canyon.

August Mid Weekend Annually

Timpanogos Cave National Monument
2038 Alpine Loop Rd, American Fork, UT 84003
(801) 756-5239