Area Attractions

Discover the beauty and grandeur of southern Utah.


Cliffside is centrally located to:

Zion National Park

Zion

Located in the southwest corner of Utah is one of the most magnificent natural wonders in the world and also one of the easiest to access. Surrounding the small and quaint community of Springdale, Utah on three sides and only 2.5 hours from Las Vegas, 4 hours from Salt Lake City, and 6-7 hours from Southern California makes getting here and exploring easy and convenient. Touted by seasoned travelers as one of the most “user friendly” national parks in the country with a rare combination of elevation, wide open and level spaces, spectacular slot canyons, great year round temperatures, and an expansive river valley. The park attracts nearly four million visitors each year.


Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce

Bryce Canyon National Park, a sprawling reserve in southern Utah, is known for crimson-colored hoodoos, which are spire-shaped rock formations. The park’s main road leads past the expansive Bryce Amphitheater, a hoodoo-filled depression lying below the Rim Trail hiking path. It has overlooks at Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Inspiration Point and Bryce Point. Prime viewing times are around sunup and sundown.


Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon National Park is home to much of the immense Grand Canyon, with its layered bands of red rock revealing millions of years of geological history. Viewpoints include Mather Point, Yavapai Observation Station and architect Mary Colter’s Lookout Studio and her Desert View Watchtower. Lipan Point, with wide views of the canyon and Colorado River, is a popular, especially at sunrise and sunset


Lake Powell

Lake Powell

Lake Powell is a reservoir on the Colorado River, straddling the border between Utah and Arizona, United States. Most of Lake Powell, along with Rainbow Bridge National Monument, is located in Utah. It is a major vacation spot that around two million people visit every year.


Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park is a state park of Utah, United States, located between Mount Carmel Junction and Kanab, south and west of U.S. Highway 89 in southwestern Utah. The park features coral-hued sand dunes located beside red sandstone cliffs.


Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Grand Staircase-Escalante spans many acres of America's public lands and contains three distinct units, Grand Staircase, Kaiparowits, and Escalante Canyon. The Monument was the last place in the continental United States to be mapped.From its spectacular Grand Staircase of cliffs and terraces, across the rugged Kaiparowits Plateau, to the wonders of the Escalante River Canyons, the Monument is a diverse geologic treasure speckled with monoliths, slot canyons, natural bridges, and arches.

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