Largest National Parks in Utah

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Categories: Nature Americas
Dataset contains 5 data items (see table below).


Dataset of the largest national parks in Utah - located in southeastern Utah, the Canyonlands National Park is the largest national park in the state of Utah. The park stretches 337,598 acres in area and is established by President Lyndon Johnson on 12th of September, 1964.

The most visited national park in Utah is the Zion National Park, a park with an area of 147,243 acres and featuring the 2,640-feet (800m) deep Zion Canyon. The Zion National Park received nearly 4.5 million visitors in 2019.


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Largest National Parks in Utah

Information/Description Attribution: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, s.v. List Of National Parks Of The United States ( accessed December 17, 2020 ) -


Canyonlands. This landscape was eroded into a maze of canyons, buttes, and mesas by the combined efforts of the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries, which divide the park into three districts. The park also contains rock pinnacles and arches, as well as artifacts from Ancient Pueblo peoples.

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Capitol Reef. The park's Waterpocket Fold is a 100-mile (160 km) monocline that exhibits the earth's diverse geologic layers. Other natural features include monoliths, cliffs, and sandstone domes shaped like the United States Capitol.

 Compare the stats of Capitol Reef with Great Sand Dunes


Zion. Located at the junction of the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and Mojave Desert, this park contains sandstone features such as mesas, rock towers, and canyons, including the Virgin River Narrows. The various sandstone formations and the forks of the Virgin River create a wilderness divided into four ecosystems: desert, riparian, woodland, and coniferous forest.

 Compare the stats of Zion with Cuyahoga Valley

Dataset of Largest National Parks:    in USA   |   in California   |   in Alaska   |   in Utah
Other Metrics:   Most Visited   |   U.S. National Parks That Are Designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites   |   UNESCO Biosphere