Your Guide to Vacationing in Richfield, Utah

Your Guide to Vacationing in Richfield, Utah

Utah is a state full of beautiful landscapes and five national parks that help to showcase them. Whenever you want to dive into nature, consider vacationing in Richfield, Utah. You and your family can stay at Richfield KOA Holiday during your trip.

To help you prepare for your vacation, we've compiled a guide to “The Mighty Five,” which make great day trips from Richfield, Utah.

Explore “The Mighty Five” Utah National Parks

Utah boasts five national parks in the southern part of the state that nature lovers will love to explore. You can visit a different park each day. 

Day 1: Capitol Reef National Park

At this attraction to visit near Richfield, Utah, you can view the diverse cliffs, domes, canyons and bridges of the Waterpocket Fold. Capitol Reef National Park offers hiking, horseback riding and rock climbing opportunities for guests to experience. You can spend the whole day exploring or opt for hikes or sightseeing that only take an hour or two.

Capitol Reef National Park is an hour and 15-minute drive from Richfield KOA Holiday.

Day 2:  Bryce Canyon National Park

See the largest concentration of impressive hoodoos, or irregular rock columns, on Earth by taking a trip to the Bryce Canyon National Park. The national park has many trails perfect for day hikes or bike rides. You could also traverse the trails by horseback or take a scenic drive to see the Bryce Amphitheater.

Bryce Canyon National Park is about a two-hour drive from the campground.

Day 3: Zion National Park

Set aside a day during your vacation to visit Utah's first national park, Zion National Park. While all the national parks offer amazing hiking spots, Zion National Park has some thrilling experiences. Some hiking trails may take you through streams or across sandstone ledges. The park is also home to one of the scariest hikes in the world, Angels Landing.

Zion National Park is about a two-and-a-half-hour drive from our KOA Campground.

Day 4: Arches National Park

Take a fun day trip from Richfield, Utah, by driving to Arches National Park in Moab to explore the rocks and mountains in eastern Utah. The red rocks, arches and mountains will leave you speechless with their beauty. Go canyoneering, hiking, rock climbing or horseback riding during your trip.

Arches National Park is about a three-hour drive from the campground.

Day 5: Canyonlands National Park

You can further explore eastern Utah by spending some time at Canyonlands National Park. It is a half-hour drive from Arches National Park, so you could hit both parks in a day or visit each separately. Canyonlands National Park has countless canyons and buttes, which are tall, flat-topped and steep rock formations. 

Several rivers divide the park into sections, offering unique adventure and sightseeing opportunities. Take a hike around the many trails to explore the park's natural features.

Canyonlands National Park is about a three-hour drive from the KOA Campground.

Make Richfield KOA Holiday Your Base Camp While Vacationing

Trekking through the diverse Utah national parks is an excellent way to spend your vacation in Richfield outdoors. When you need a place to rest and recuperate after long adventure days, come to Richfield KOA Holiday. The KOA Campground has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Start planning your vacation to Richfield by reserving a campsite with us!

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