Discover the world's best starry skies in Utah's National Parks

Discover the world's best starry skies in Utah's National Parks

Millions of years of natural erosion have created some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes in Utah’s national parks.

Bryce Canyon

Wind, water and geological mayhem have taken their toll over millions of years to shape the thousands of carved spires – or hoodoos as they’re known – that rise from the amphitheatres in Bryce Canyon National Park. Take the 37-mile round trip drive to discover the 15 most popular viewpoints and don’t miss a spot of stargazing with the park rangers.

Great for: Hiking • Scenic drive • Horse riding • ATV trails • Fishing • Biking • Stargazing • Photography


Zion is a wonderland of dramatic cliffs and rock towards and, if you enter from the west, you’re greeted by a landscape of wave-like rocks. There are plenty of unique hiking trails, such as The Narrows, one of the world’s best canyon hikes; plus, Angel’s Landing, providing amazing views of Zion Canyon.

Great for: Canyoneering • Hiking • Horseback riding • Biking • Photography

Zion Canyon

"The Narrows in Zion National Park, Utah, is one of the most extraordinary hikes I have ever done – walking between narrowing canyon walls, sometimes waist deep in the waters of the Virgin River!

Emma Tibbetts,
Kuoni USA Expert


Arches National Park, a few minutes from the town of Moab, is home to the world’s largest concentration of natural stone arches. This red, arid desert is punctuated with over 2000 sandstone fins, pinnacles, spires and balanced rocks. Delicate Arch is a must-see from the viewpoint or on the popular three-mile hike; or tackle the Fiery Furnace with a guide, navigating through a labyrinth of narrow passageways.

Great for: Climbing • Biking • Off-roading • Hiking • Photography • Star gazing


The Canyonlands National Park is huge. It would take you six hours to drive betweent the furthest points so it’s hard to conquer the whole park in one trip. The Island in the Sky is the most popular section, with views over the canyons and plateaus carved out by the Colorado and the Green Rivers, and don’t miss a sunrise over the famous Mesa Arch . This is also the place to come for the most challenging 4x4 trails and white-water rapids in the world.

Great for: Rafting • Climbing • 4x4 Trails • Biking • Photgraphy • Star gazing

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Utah’s national parks are relatively close together, making them easy to combine. We offer inns, lodges and ranches close to each and can tailor-make a Utah holiday from scratch.

Find out more about our National Parks holidays here