Utah is home to some of the most stunning national parks in the United States. The Utah National Parks weather in September will still be hot and dry. It will be important to stay hydrated and use sun protection!
Planning you vacation you’ll want to know the expected Utah National Parks weather, temperatures, services available, things to do, what to pack, and where to stay in September.
From scenic hikes through spectacular landscapes to educational programs highlighting the unique features of each park, you’ll find something that appeals to everyone on your vacation to Utah National Parks in September!
Since we live only hours away from all Utah’s Mighty 5 National Parks, we’ve had the chance to visit them all during all four seasons and every month of the year. The information and tips we share about the September weather at Utah National Parks is based on our experiences over the years!
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Packing List for September at Utah National Parks
A Photo Tour of Utah National Parks
Take a visual tour through all five Utah National Parks to see the stunning landscapes you’ll see when you visit!
Visiting Utah National Parks in September
The national parks are must-see places to visit in Utah! You’ll find fun things to see, do, and photograph at all five parks in September.
When visiting Utah National Parks in September, be prepared for crowds. We recommend visiting the parks early in the day or later in the afternoon to avoid the crowds and heat.
Check to see if any of the parks require a ticket to enter the park or participate in any activity. In September you’ll need:
We recommend the Utah National Parks GuideAlong App to hear fun behind-the scenes stories and local tips that play automatically as you drive, based on your GPS location as you drive through each park!
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Utah National Parks Weather in September
September is a popular month to visit Utah National Parks. Here’s the weather you can expect at each of the 5 parks during the month.
Arches National Park Weather in September
The Arches National Park weather in September is still hot during the day with highs near 85 and lows near 54 degrees Fahrenheit.
Arches National Park in September is a great time to explore the park because it will be cooler in the mornings and evenings, and the daytime temperatures aren’t too hot compared to the summer.
Here’s a list of the fun things you can do at Arches in September:
- Arches National Park fall activities
- Arches National Park photo spots
- Arches National Park scenic drive
- Arches National Park fall hikes
- Arches National Park tours
- Arches National Park camping
Bryce Canyon Weather In September
Due to the high elevation, Bryce Canyon National Park weather and temperatures will start to get COLD, especially in the morning and evening!
You’ll enjoy moderate temperatures to explore the park, but Bryce Canyon in September is a busy time so be prepared for crowds!
There are so many things to do at Bryce Canyon in September:
- Bryce Canyon National Park fall activities
- Bryce Canyon National Park fall hikes
- Bryce Canyon photo spots
- Bryce Canyon National Park tours
- Bryce Canyon National Park camping
Canyonlands Weather In September
The Canyonlands National Park weather in September starts to cool down making it a great time to explore the park because it will be cool in the mornings and evenings, and the daytime temperatures aren’t too hot compared to the summer.
Canyonlands in September you’ll enjoy highs near 84 and lows near 51 degrees Fahrenheit. Fall is a nice time to be in the park on a sunny day when the air isn’t stifling!
You’ll find a variety of things to do in September at Canyonlands:
- Canyonlands National Park fall activities
- Island in the Sky scenic drive
- Canyonlands National Park fall hikes
- Canyonlands National Park tours
- Canyonlands National Park photography
- Canyonlands National Park camping
Capitol Reef Weather In September
The Capitol Reef National Park weather in September is pretty much perfect with highs near 80 and lows near 50 degrees Fahrenheit!
When visiting Capitol Reef in September you’ll be able to pick peaches, pears and apples in the orchards. The weather is perfect for hiking and off-roading too!
You’ll find a variety of things to do in September at Capitol Reef:
- Capitol Reef National Park fall activities
- Capitol Reef scenic drive
- Capitol Reef National Park fall hikes
- Capitol Reef National Park tours
- Capitol Reef National Park photography
- Capitol Reef National Park camping
Zion National Park Weather In September
The Zion National Park shuttle buses are running in September which means Zion Canyon scenic drive is closed to private vehicles during the shuttle season.
There might be limited parking at Zion National Park in the town of Springdale so plan to start your day early to get a parking spot in town and a spot on the shuttle.
The Zion National Park weather in September: highs near 90 and lows near 60 degrees Fahrenheit.
Here’s a list of activities you can do at Zion in September:
- Zion National Park fall hikes
- Zion National Park fall activities
- Zion Hikes without the shuttle
- Zion National Park scenic drives
- Zion National Park photography
- Zion National Park tours
- Camping in Zion National Park