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Southern Utah

Southern Utah is home to 5 national parks, 7 national monuments, 2 national recreation areas, 6 national forests and more than 40 state parks.  This is the place for outdoor adventure loving families to explore.  In the spring, tests your driving skills at the annual Easter Jeep Safari.  During Summer, compete in the annual Utah Summer Games.  In Fall, let the kids harvest their own fruit in Capitol Reef National Park.  During winter, explore one of Utah's national parks while all the crowds have subsided.


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Top Lists for Southern Utah

1. Arches National Park

The place to catch your breath.

2. Canyonlands National Park

The place to find solace.

3. Capitol Reef National Park

The place to avoid crowds.

1. Delicate Arch Trail

Utah's iconic arch; however, this hike may not be for every family.

2. Double Arch Trail

Easy hike with families travelling with toddlers and babies.

3. The Windows Trail

Easy groomed trail with a payoff of 3 arches. Kids will love climbing through the arches here.

1. Sunset Point Hike

This hike is perfect for toddlers who like to do it "all by themselves"!

2. Hickman Bridge Trail

Be sure to pick up the trail map at the trail head that points out all of the unique features along the trail.

3. Cassidy Arch Hike

Take caution with this hike as it has some steep drop-offs.