Utah's National Recreation Areas
National Parks, National Monuments, Natural Areas and now National Recreation Areas? Can Utah get any cooler? We think not. You'll find these recreation areas scattered around Utah and in between and near Utah's other cool national places. So you can see several of Utah's national gems in one trip. Read on.
Utah's Recreation Areas
You can hike, camp, climb and rappel in southern Utah’s canyons — and, at Lake Powell, you can waterski in them, too. Fake lake, real fun.
Golden Spike National Historical Park
Golden Spike is a historic site established in the 19th century to celebrate the completion of the first transcontinental railroad. The final spike to join the rails was a 17.6-karat gold spike.
Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest
The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest has something for everyone with snow in the winter and hiking and scenic highways including the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway.
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