The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful, historic national treasure which includes the 105-mile long Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. The Park covers the crest of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for over seventy-five miles. The Appalachian Trail roughly parallels the Skyline Drive and 101 miles of this trail run through the Park. (more…)

Utah National and State Parks and Recreation

Utah has five national parks, 40 State Parks, 1 State Airport, 1 State Reserve, 4 State Wildlife Management Areas, 5 National Parks, 12 National Forests, 2 National Historic Sites, 4 National Wildlife Refuges, 3 National Recreation Areas, and 31 wilderness areas.


National Parks

State Parks

State Airport

State Reserve

State Wildlife Management Areas

National Forests

National Historic Sites

National Wildlife Refuges

  • Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge Dam

National Recreation Areas

There are 31 wilderness areas in the state of Utah.

  • Ashdown Gorge Wilderness
  • Beartrap Canyon Wilderness
  • Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness
  • Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness
  • Blackridge Wilderness
  • Box-Death Hollow Wilderness
  • Canaan Mountain Wilderness
  • Cedar Mountain Wilderness
  • Cottonwood Canyon Wilderness
  • Cottonwood Forest Wilderness
  • Cougar Canyon Wilderness
  • Dark Canyon Wilderness
  • Deep Creek North Wilderness
  • Deep Creek Wilderness
  • Deseret Peak
  • Deseret Peak Wilderness
  • Doc’s Pass Wilderness
  • Goose Creek Wilderness
  • High Uintas Wilderness
  • LaVerkin Creek Wilderness
  • Lone Peak Wilderness
  • Mount Naomi Wilderness
  • Mount Timpanogos Wilderness
  • Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness
  • Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness
  • Red Butte Wilderness
  • Red Mountain Wilderness (Utah)
  • Slaughter Creek Wilderness
  • Taylor Creek Wilderness
  • Twin Peaks Wilderness
  • Zion Wilderness