Southwestern Utah Geocaching
Discover two giants in the National Park Service in Zion and Bryce Canyon, then explore more of this incredible region that blends Colorado Plateau, Basin and Range and Mojave Desert ecosystems into stunning landscapes and outdoor adventure opportunities.
Garfield County: Dixie National Forest, Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area blanket Garfield County, which is also home to the iconic Kodachrome Basin State Park, a petrified forest, a prehistoric village and more.
Iron County: A diverse county that is home to both Tony Award-winning theater and stunning natural beauty in the Dixie National Forest, Cedar Breaks National Monument and Brian Head Resort. A gateway county to Bryce Canyon National Park and Scenic Byway 12. Enjoy the view!
Kane County: Narrow slot canyons and expansive panoramas fill Kane County, a landscape so iconic it has attracted filmmakers for decades. Other highlights for geocachers exploring Kane include the nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline surrounding Lake Powell in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, the high elevation retreat Duck Creek Village and the Bingham Gallery and Museum.
Washington County: You may know it for Zion National Park, but Geocachers will love exploring the red hills, ghost towns, hidden state parks and other incredible trails through the Mojave Desert-influenced landscapes of Utah's southwestern corner.
Southwestern Utah Highlights
Grand Staircase–Escalante Region
Experience 1.8 million acres of outdoor adventure and star-filled night skied exploring slot canyons, slickrock and other geologic wonders.
Cedar Breaks National Monument
Hike, camp, photograph and breathe in the high-alpine air at 10,000 feet, from where a colorful,naturally formed coliseum plunges 2,000 feet below.