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Top Chillin Spots in and near Utah

  • Washington County, Utah

    Zion National Park Bus stop 8

    According to the park, there is nothing at this spot, so not many people stop. If you do not like large crowds, this is the perfect place to stop. There is a small trail that leads to the river and a beautiful vista with the massive canyon walls on all sides. There are several areas in this part ...
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  • Herriman, Utah

    Drive Butterfield Canyon

    Butterfield Canyon is a little-known canyon on the west side of Utah Valley. Beautiful any time of the year, it is especially beautiful in the fall—all the leaves changing colors! When you reach the marked location, turn onto Butterfield Canyon Road. Drive until you reach the end of the road (it...
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  • Lake Powell, Utah

    Blarney Slot Canyons

    Who doesn’t enjoy a little slot canyon fun?!…Not far from Hanksville, Utah is this 1-mile round trip hike to one of Utah’s less visited slot canyons. Although Blarney Canyon is generally known for its canyoneering route, you can follow either the West or East Fork wash to get to the slots. You’ll...
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  • Green River, Utah

    Visit the Petroglyphs in Black Dragon Wash

    Black Dragon wash gets its name because of one of the petroglyphs, which oddly enough is a red dragon. The trail can be kind of hard to find but once you are in the canyon it is impossible to lose it. You follow the canyon for a bit and then you will see the petroglyphs on the north side beyond s...
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  • Boulder, Utah

    Camp at Deer Creek Campground

    Deer Creek campground is off of the Burr Scenic drive and right outside of the lower part of Capitol Reef National Park. This campground is perfect if you are driving from Bryce Canyon to Capitol Reef. There are a total of 7 tent sites in the campground. There are no spots for RVs and no turn aro...
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  • Summit County, Utah

    Mountain Bike the Genwild/Jeremy Ranch Trails

    6 mi / 700 ft gain
    There are several places to access the trail system and several good places to park on both the Jeremy Ranch side and the Glenwild side. One of my favorite options is to park at the end of Jeremy Road and then take the 24-7 trail into the action. This is also a good way to access the Flying Dog t...
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  • Peoa, Utah

    Camp at the Rockport State Park Yurts

    The yurts at Rockport are a great way to get out into nature. You can chose between yurts or cabins. Yurts cost $70 a night and cabins cost $80 a night. Spots will have to be secured with reservations in advance. You can find more information at http://rockportmarina.checkfront.com/reserve/. Ther...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Climb Wilson Arch

    Wilson Arch is a common stop for people visiting the local national parks and Moab, but with some general climbing knowledge and gear you can make this into a longer outing.  If coming from Moab, the arch is obvious on your left about 25 miles south.  There is ample parking on both sides of the r...
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  • Monticello, Utah

    Explore Big Spring Creek Overlook

    This overlook is at the end of the scenic drive in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. Once you step away from your vehicle the world sort of drops out below you into Big Spring Canyon. Just a short walk from the car takes you to some fantastic formations. Visitors can begin the hi...
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  • Park City, Utah

    McPolin Barn

    A historic farmstead, The McPolin Farmstead is north of Park City, Utah. A fun place to visit with the family. It has buildings constructed c.1921 and later, including a large dairy barn. The lovely trail, named after the farm is nearby to walk along.
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