20 Hidden Places in Utah to Visit - Utah Off The Beaten Path Story

By Andrew Sayles

Introduction

20 Hidden Places in Utah to Visit - Utah Off The Beaten Path Story

These 20 hidden places in Utah off-the-beaten-path will make sure your desert travels are memorable...

Hidden place 1

Fantasy Canyon

In Fantasy Canyon, the American West meets Middle Earth. The ravine can be walked easily...

Hidden place 2

Mossy Cave Trail, Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon is routinely ranked as one of the best national parks of the American...

Hidden place 3

Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument

Travelers who make their way to southern Utah will find the nearly two-million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante...

Hidden place 4

Capitol Reef National Park

Another of the Utah hidden treasures well worth exploring is Capitol Reef National Park. Located...

Hidden place 5

Cassidy Arch Trail, Capitol Reef National Park

Cassidy Trail takes hikers past the wind-worn hoodoos of Utah's Red Canyon. Also known as...

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Hidden place 6

Dead Horse Point State Park

Stargazers will fall in love with Dead Horse Point State Park. Ranked as an International...

Hidden place 7

Gilgal Sculpture Garden

Hiding in the middle of Salt Lake City, Gilgal Sculpture Garden is a peaceful refuge...

Hidden place 8

Goblin Valley State Park

The strangely whittled hoodoos in Goblin Valley State Park need to be seen to be...

Hidden place 9

Upheaval Dome, Canyonlands National Park

The layers, colors, and shapes of each rock formation found across Utah's landscape tell a...

Hidden place 10

Lower Calf Creek Falls, Escalante

Slicing through Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Calf Creek contains two waterfalls for hikers to visit...

Hidden place 11

Spiral Jetty

On the northern shore of Great Salt Lake, Spiral Jetty reaches 1600 feet into the...

Hidden place 12

Mystic Hot Springs

This oasis "hippie hot spring" is one of the hidden treasures of Utah. It's deserving...

Hidden place 13

Valley of the Gods

Found close to Monument Valley, the much less crowded Valley of the Gods easily matches...

Hidden place 14

Homestead Crater

Homestead Crater in Midway, Utah, is a geological wonder. Hidden inside a massive, beehive-like enclosure...

Hidden place 15

Sun Tunnels

Artist Nacy Holt's Sun Tunnels are another desert art installation and one of the secret...

Hidden place 16

Secret Waterfall, Zion National Park

Like any large attraction, visitors to Zion National Park typically have a checklist of "can't...

Hidden place 17

Dumb & Dumber Filming Location, Salt Lake City

This is the silliest of the secret places in Utah to make the list, but...

Hidden place 18

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

The pink-hued dunes of this state park near Zion come from the region's Navajo Sandstone...

Hidden place 19

Fifth Water Hot Springs

While Utah seemingly has no shortage of hot springs, none of them match the effort-reward...

Hidden place 20

Singing Canyon

While much has been said about the amazing sights in Utah, too little is known...

Conclusion

Conclusion

Utah is packed with adventure and unique experiences for those willing to seek them. The...

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