Utah is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Additionally, there are five National Parks in Utah for you to enjoy on your next trip. Our Zion Canyon Cabins are conveniently located central to two of them, promising breathtaking views. Consider adding each of Utah’s National Parks to your travel bucket list as soon as possible because they each possess unique characteristics. Plan your next trip to Utah and stay with us at our new Zion Canyon Cabins while including Utah’s five national parks in your itinerary.

Zion National Park 

Zion National Park is located 10 minutes from each of our resorts, making Zion Canyon Cabins, Zion River Resort, and the Zion Canyon Campground an ideal place to stay. The park is known for its towering red cliffs, deep canyons, and lush habitats. The park’s Zion Canyon was carved over millions of years by the Virgin River, which created the dramatic landscape. Zion National Park offers countless hiking trails, including the iconic Angels Landing and The Narrows, which make their way through slot canyons. Take a scenic drive through the canyon, spot curious wildlife, and take up a new hobby, like canyoneering while visiting Zion National Park. Book your stay at Zion Canyon Cabins to be as close as possible to this magnificent National Park. 

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park is just a short drive from Zion National Park. If you plan to visit Zion, it might be worth it to add Bryce Canyon to the list as well. Bryce Canyon earns its reputation for its distinctive formations called hoodoos, as the park presents a surreal landscape of orange and red rock spires stretching for miles. You can explore the park’s incredible viewpoints, such as Sunrise Point and Inspiration Point, which provide panoramic views of the deep canyons below. Hiking trails wind through the hoodoos, allowing you to venture through the intricate canyons. Bryce Canyon National Park is a must-do if you plan to visit Southern Utah! 

Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park is located about three hours from Zion National Park, and it is completely worth the drive! This National Park is truly a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Southern Utah. Its unique landscape showcases stunning rock formations, towering cliffs, and colorful sandstone domes. The park’s name, the Waterpocket Fold, is a 100-mile-long wrinkle in the Earth’s crust, offering a glimpse into millions of years of geologic history. Enjoy scenic drives, hiking through slot canyons, and discover petroglyphs left by Native American cultures. Don’t forget to check out the remnants of early pioneer history to get the full experience!

Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park is located near Moab, Utah. It’s a significant drive from Zion National Park but is worth a visit. The park is divided into four districts. Each one offers its own unique landscapes and experiences. For example, the Island in the Sky features breathtaking views of the towering mesa tops, while the Needles district offers intricate rock formations and challenging hiking trails. Canyonlands National Park is a playground for outdoor activities from backpacking to mountain biking to river rafting. If you’re looking for a wild Utah adventure, this is the place. 

Arches National Park

Arches National Park is located on the eastern side of the state, roughly three and a half hours from Zion National Park. This park is known for its iconic sandstone arches and rock formations with one formation in particular, the Delicate Arch, is featured on Utah’s license plate and is a significant symbol of Utah. The park boasts over 2,000 natural stone arches. Hike through scenic trails, and witness the red sandstone as you make your way through the landscape. The park’s diverse geology showcases towering spires and hidden canyons for endless exploration and photography. Arches National Park is a must-see while visiting Utah. 


Zion National Park is just a sliver of the beauty in Utah. There are countless opportunities to explore unique and breathtaking landscapes throughout the state. Whether you’re visiting for hiking, rafting, canyoneering, or for leisure, Utah has something for everyone. Stay at Zion Canyon Cabins to immerse yourself in the stunning Zion National Park. While staying with us, visit Bryce Canyon National Park, or consider checking out one of Utah’s other incredible national parks. Book your Utah adventure today!