Southern Utah: The Jackpot of Outdoor Adventures

If you are someone who loves the outdoors and are looking for a place to go that has plenty of outdoor adventures at your disposal, then Southern Utah is about as perfect a place as could possibly exist for such a person. Chances are that if you consider yourself an outdoorsman/woman, you’ve at least heard of Southern Utah and probably been here at least once. If you have not traveled to Southern Utah yet and partaken of the pure outdoorsy goodness that permeates this area, then you need to get your calendar out immediately and finalize a date. There is a good chance that once you visit, it will become one of your most favorite places; maybe even your number one favorite. It has that effect on people so you have been warned. Incredible outdoor adventure after another awaits! Here is a list of outdoor adventures that are readily available in Southern Utah.

Hiking, mountain biking, road biking, river rafting, sky diving, zip lining, jeeping, motor crossing, horseback riding, ATV tours (sand dunes), UTV tours (sand dunes), hot air balloon rides, helicopter tours, scenic drives, canyoneering, tubing, camping, RV parking, Polaris Slingshot driving, water skiing, wake boarding, skateboarding, fishing, gun shooting, reservoir swimming, river swimming, marathon running, petroglyph viewing, golfing, rock climbing, cliff diving…

Okay, so there are a lot. You get the picture. One of the reasons that Southern Utah is so rich in outdoor adventures is because of the fact that it is home to many state parks – Snow Canyon State Park, Quail Creek State Park, Sand Hollow State Park, Gunlock State Park, Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park – as well as many national parks – Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Dixie National Forest. The most famous of all of these places is most certainly Zion, a world-renown natural wonder that some consider one of the most beautiful and breathtaking destinations on the Planet. Endless amounts of trails, hikes, and other outdoor activities give you more to do than you could ever accomplish. Whatever your outdoor cup of tea is, Southern Utah has most certainly got you covered.

It should be mentioned that some of the outdoor adventures that Southern Utah offers are not quite as utilized as you would think but are certainly growing rapidly in popularity. In particular, UTV adventures across gorgeous, rolling sand dunes and other off-road landscapes. This is such an incredible experience that packs fun and exhilaration in large doses. There are some companies that offer guided tours to incredible off-the-beaten-path locations that can’t be reached by road vehicle. There are others that offer UTV rentals, allowing you to take the machine off by yourself and explore to your heart’s content. If you have yet to experience a UTV tour or rental, you definitely should the next time you come to Southern Utah.

In all sincerity, this area of the country is one of the most beautiful in the world. If you are someone who craves outdoor adventures, you will not be disappointed. The easy part is getting here. The hard part is deciding what to do! You may have to come back, again and again, to make sure you’ve done it all!

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Southern Utah: The Jackpot of Outdoor Adventures

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