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:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Do you have childhood memories of Utah’s national Parks? We’d love to read your stories and see your photos in the comments below!


Address: Arches National Park Entrance Station, Arches Entrance Rd, Moab, UT 84532, USA
Address: UT-63, Bryce Canyon City, UT 84764, USA
Address: Torrey, UT 84775, USA
Address: Zion national park, 1101 Zion – Mount Carmel Hwy, Hurricane, UT 84737, USA
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