Utah Landmarks

When you visit Utah, you’ll discover the most breathtaking scenery and monuments that are like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Resident Robert Lammle loves Utah for its spectacular views and landmarks. Here are his top must-see parks and landmarks.

 

  • Canyonlands – Located in Moab, Utah is Canyonlands, a wilderness filled of canyons and buttes and unique wildlife. The Colorado River and its tributaries divide the park into four separate areas: the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze and the rivers themselves. While each region has a desert-like feel, they all have their own unique opportunities for adventure and sightseeing.

 

  • Zion – Zion National Park is located in Springdale and features massive sandstone cliffs and a wide array of plants and animals. Designated in 1919, it is Utah’s oldest and most visited national park. Zion is home to many famous hiking trails, including The Narrows, Subways and Angels Landing, which attract adventurers from all over the world.

 

  • Timpanogos Cave – Nestled in American Fork is Timpanogos Cave. While the cave is only 250 acres in size, it has an elevation of 2,740 feet. To reach the cave, you have to hike 1.5 miles, located 1,000 feet above the canyon floor. The total trip is about 3.5 miles and approximately 3 hours long. The cave is open for guided tours from mid-May to mid-October.

 

  • Cedar Breaks – Cedar Breaks is a national monument that boasts spectacular, unique views. Also called the Circle of Painted Cliffs, Cedar Breaks is located on an elevation of 10,000 feet. It drops 2,000 feet to its floor and resembles and giant amphitheater. Inside there are natural stone spires, columns, arches, pinnacles and canyons that are the result of erosion. They exhibit a variety of beautiful colors, including red, pink and purple.

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