Since April 17th Utah State Parks are open to all visitors regardless of what county they live in. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all these parks were closed to all public for weeks, but now you’ll have the chance to visit responsibly, taking all the health orders.
Here’s a list of some of the Utah State Parks you may visit during this time to take a little breath and enjoy the beautiful views of the Southern Utah area.
1. Snow Canyon State Park
Is located in the red-rock country near St George, in southern Utah, this state park enjoys mild winter weather and seldom receives snow. This desert landscape offers beautiful views and a peaceful environment. Explore the red rocks by foot, bike, or from your vehicle against a stunning backdrop of towering sandstone cliffs colored red and white.
2. Sand Hollow State Park
The 20,000-acre Sand Hollow State Park is Utah’s newest state park. In addition to the water fun, Sand Hollow is one of the most popular spots for ATVs, offering riders more than 6,000 acres of sand dunes.
3. Kanarra Creek Canyon
This beautiful slot canyon will keep your camera clicking. Great exercise and challenging for small children and elderly. This slot canyon is truly a hidden gem where you’ll find waterfalls and challenging trails.
According to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, the park officials will sanitize restroom facilities and other areas of necessity. The Utah State Division of Parks and Recreation is working to create a full map that will inform the public on what parks are open.
It’s important to mention that some park facilities, like visitor centers, may be closed yet. Also, this announcement excludes state parks that belong in counties that are under local health order restrictions according to Co-vid 19.
Feel safe to stay at Coral Springs Resort, we keep all the security and health recommendations to make you feel safe at home.