The Beehive State is chock-full of beautiful outdoor recreation spots, and the whole world seems to know about them. With more than 4.5 million visitors, Zion National Park is no longer a place to escape for quiet and solitude, that’s for sure! Luckily, Utah is a large state with tons of places to enjoy a summer day – you just have to get away from the more popular spots. Here are nine of our favorite hidden spots, where you’ll find fewer people:

Please remember to respect these hidden spots and clean up after yourself when you visit! Be kind and considerate to those around you and remember that we’re all here to enjoy this beautiful state.

Which of these places have you visited? We’d love to hear about your favorites!

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