Utah Natural Wonders, Nature January 03, 2022
9 Natural Wonders In Utah That Are Absolutely Magical After It Snows
The Beehive State is home to some of the most breathtaking natural wonders, and when these gems are covered in snow, something magical happens. We’ve gathered images of some of our favorite natural wonders in Utah after a snowfall and the end result is absolutely stunning. Whether you love the Utah winters or you grudgingly tolerate them, these images will give you a new perspective on some of the most enthralling and spellbinding places that the Beehive State has to offer.
1. Hoodoos, Bryce Canyon National Park
The red hoodoos and cliff walls stand out among the white snow at Bryce Canyon National Park after a snowfall. When visiting this
during the winter, bring snowshoes to explore several hiking trails and enjoy the quiet and beauty at this natural wonder and national park in Utah.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA
2. Mount Timpanogos, Wasatch Range
Mount Timpanogos, also referred to as Timp, is one of the most well-known and most recognizable mountains in Utah. It is also the second-highest mountain in Utah's Wasatch Range. During the summer, this is a popular place for
, but during the winter, Timp turns into a cross-country skiers paradise. However, you must be careful after a heavy snowfall as this mountain is also known for avalanche activity.
Mount Timpanogos, Mt Timpanogos, Utah 84604, USA
3. Dead Horse Point, Dead Horse Point State Park
Dead Horse Point at Dead Horse State Park in Utah is one of the most photographed views in the entire world. No matter when you
visit this natural wonder
, it's beautiful. While this area doesn't get a lot of snow, it will receive a dusting that makes this incredible view even more enchanting.
Dead Horse Point, Utah 84532, USA
4. Bridal Veil Falls, Provo Canyon
Bridal Veil Falls is the tallest waterfall in Utah and is an impressive 607-feet tall. While this is a
during the summer months, the frozen water and the beautiful landscape after a snowstorm are extraordinary. Some adrenaline-seekers use this natural wonder in Utah as the destination for an ice climbing adventure.
Bridal Veil Falls, Utah 84604, USA
5. Arches National Park
While heavy snowfall isn't common at
Arches National Park
, this area will still receive light snow that turns some of the most well-known views in Utah into something awe-inspiring. If the snow does fall in this national park, make sure to pull out your camera as the sun is likely to come out and quickly melt the snow.
Arches National Park, Utah, USA
6. Bonneville Salt Flats, Tooele County
When you think of magical winter landscapes in Utah, the Bonneville Salt Flats typically isn't the first place you think. However, during the winter, this area is quite remarkable. The photo above shows the Bonneville Salt Flats flooded by winter rains. It's quite interesting, don't you think?
Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah 84083, USA
7. Mesa Arch, Canyonlands
What could be more beautiful than a red rock arch, sunrise, and a light snowfall? We can't think of anything! Mesa Arch is one of the
most popular arches in Utah
and for good reason. During the winter, when the view around this arch is dusted with snow, this scene becomes even more gorgeous.
Mesa Arch Trail, Utah 84532, USA
8. Monument Valley
Monument Valley is one of the
best family vacation destinations
in Utah and even in the winter, this area amazes individuals of all ages. This tribal park sits along the Utah and Arizona state line and is another natural wonder that doesn't get a lot of snow but when the fluffy white stuff does cover the ground, it creates quite an impressive and unique sight.
Monument Valley, Utah 84536, USA
9. Zion Canyon, Zion National Park
When fresh snowfall covers Zion Canyon in Zion National Park, it is mesmerizing. You can receive some awesome views of this scene from the
Canyon Overlook Trail
in Zion National Park, one of the best scenic hikes in winter.
Zion Canyon, Springdale, UT 84737, USA
What do you think about these natural wonders in winter? Did you find them magical? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!
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