National & State Parks
With over 60 national and state parks only a few hours away, Salt Lake is the perfect place to begin or unwind from your adventures in the great, wild West. Utah is truly nature's playground, with miles upon miles of diverse and spectacular terrain, including deep forests and craggy peaks, vast deserts and lunar salt flats, red-rock towers and arches, secret slot canyons, and winding rivers. Opportunities for hiking, biking, boating, fishing, camping, climbing, outdoor photography, and general exploring are practically endless.
See the national parks near Salt Lake and driving time to each.
Check out a comprehensive list of state parks in Utah.