These 15 Photos Show Utah’s National Parks Back In The Good Old Days

Utah’s Big 5 National Parks draw visitors from all over the world, and they can become pretty crowded. Of course, everyone wants to bask in the natural beauty of these parks. Back in the good old days when the parks were much newer, they looked a lot different. Check out these 15 photos from decades past:

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Address: Arches National Park Entrance Station, Arches Entrance Rd, Moab, UT 84532, USA
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