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Southern Utah Desert is a red-rock heaven. From the hiking in Arches National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park, to the climbing and canyoneering in Zion National Park, to the river rafting on the Colorado River, to the mountain biking in Moab, and to the remote slot canyons of Escalante and the San Rafael Swell, visitors are blown away by the diversity, beauty, and remoteness of southern Utah. These areas are Utah's most famous, and most protected, with five National Parks. Sprinkled throughout the sandstone desert are a few, unique mountain ranges. The grinding of tectonic plates forms most mountain ranges, but swelling molten magma under the earth's crust formed these southern ranges. The La Sal and Henry Mountain Ranges are the two youngest mountain ranges on earth. Their peaks top out at 12,721 feet. Great backcountry skiing and climbing can be found in the Tushar Mountains, near Beaver, and La Sal Mountains, near Moab.

ZION NATIONAL PARK

Keyhole Canyon

Moab Area Bike Trails

Orderville Canyon & The Narrows

Pine Creek Canyon

Subway

Southern Utah Desert
Orderville Canyon & The Narrows, Zion National Park, Utah
Keyhole Canyon, Zion National Park, Utah
Pine Creek Canyon, Zion National Park, Utah
Moab Dirt Bikes, Utah
Subway, Zion National Park, Utah
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