Best Summer Hiking in Utah National Parks

Utah is home to some of the most beautiful national parks in the United States. From the vast canyons and towering mountains of Zion to the red rocks of Arches National Park,  Utah’s national parks are great hiking.

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Hiking in the summer at Utah National Park means HOT temperatures, sometimes exceeding 100 degrees F!  And late summer monsoons can cause flash floods.

Hiking Arches in the Summer

An Arches National Park summer vacation will be hot! You’ll want to enjoy the Arches hiking trails in the early morning or late afternoon.

Hiking Bryce Canyon in the Summer

You will want to bring your camera and take some of the most mesmerizing photos of the Bryce Canyon views as well as hike the beautiful trails while visiting.

Hiking Canyonlands in the Summer

Hiking is one of the best ways to explore the rugged landscape of Canyonlands, and enjoy the multitude of canyons, mesas, buttes, and arches.

Hiking Capitol Reef in the Summer

Capitol Reef has a vast array of trails ranging from easy to challenging.  The park has something for every type of hiker.

Hiking Zion in the Summer

Zion National Park in the summer is hot and crowded. Definitely plan ahead so you can be on the trails in the cooler morning and evening hours.