The state of Utah, in the western region of the USA, has five national parks, 45 state parks, many historic sites, trails and recreation areas. Utah's peaks, on average, are the tallest in the country. Kings Peak reaches 13,528 ft in the Uinta Mountains. The capital and largest city is Salt Lake City.
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Watchman Trail in Zion National Park near Springdale (photo HagePhoto / Matt & Agnes Hage).
Salt Lake City with Wasatch mountains after fresh snowfall (photo R. Derek Smith).
Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City (photo Jay Dash Photography).
Below, Canyonlands National Park, Moab (photo Tom Till).
Skiing over a steep slope with the view of the lower canyon, in the background, on a bluebird day at Snowbird Ski Resort up Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah (Scott Markewitz Photography).
Monument Valley, Highway 163.
Michael Kunde Photo