National parks are almost automatic destinations for campers throughout the U.S., but some state parks might be better targets.
Many come to see its rock faces made of compressed volcanic ash. Hikers and cyclists enjoy miles of trails along its dramatic canyon ridges.
This stunning panoramic view may become a defining experience of this incredible park 30 miles outside Moab.
The Civilian Conservation Corps left its mark on Ledges State Park with numerous sturdy structures, including the picturesque stone bridge over Pea’s Creek.
If you prefer solid ground, walk the trails along the streams or step inside a sandstone cave or two at Eldorado Canyon State Park.