Utah National Parks in August

Utah National Parks are some of the best places to visit in Utah, but August will be HOT! Stay hydrated, eat salty snacks, use sun protection, and limit outdoor activity during the hottest part of the day!

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Some of the National Parks in Utah now have permits to enter or do certain activities, so be sure to check about reservations required in August.

Permits and Reservations in August

Arches National Park in August

If you plan to visit Arches National Park in August you’ll need a timed entry permit to get into the park before 6am or after 5pm.

The temperatures at Canyonlands National Park in August with highs in the 100s and lows in the upper 60s.

Canyonlands in August

Bryce Canyon sunrise photography is spectacular! It’s worth getting up early to see the glow on the hoodoos at sunrise.

Bryce Canyon in August

In August afternoon rain storms are common due to it being summer monsoon season. Stay informed about weather conditions for possible flash flooding.

Capitol Reef in August

The shuttle runs every day at Zion National Park in August – it’s the only way to access Zion Canyon. There are 3 other scenic drives to explore!

Zion National Park in August

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