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San Juan County Utah is Going to Show You Amazing Places! 3 Places You Need to Visit in Utah’s 4 Corners Area

Aug 31, 2020, 12:39 PM | Updated: Sep 3, 2020, 10:59 am
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Utah's Canyon CountryThis article about San Juan County Utah re-opening efforts is sponsored by San Juan County and Utah’s Canyon Country.


COVID-19 has been hard for a lot of Utahn’s. But it’s been particularly hard on the residents of San Juan County. But now San Juan is finally recovering. And it’s probably one of the best places to socially distance yourself in the country due to it’s few residents and abundance of amazing places to explore. So where in Utah’s Canyon Country should you visit first? Here are 3 places you need to visit in Utah’s 4 corners area.

The Needles District of Canyonlands National Park in San Juan County Utah

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With over 60 miles in some of the most amazing scenery you’ve ever seen, The Needles District of Canyonlands is a must-not-miss adventure. The area gets its name from the sharp thin spires of Cedar Mesa sandstone rock that poke up toward the skies. There are long hikes like the Chesler Park and Druid Arch that can take a day. And there are shorter hikes that are great for families and single-day visitors like Cave Spring and Pothole Point. 

Rainbow Bridge National Monument

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area - Lake Powell - San Juan County Utah

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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area And Lake Powell are a great place to check out right now. And with 1,800 miles of shoreline, you and your family will have a great time exploring the lake and taking in some sun. Also, while you’re there, be sure to take the trip to see Rainbow Bridge National Monument. The Rainbow Bridge itself one of the largest known bridges/arches in the world.

Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum

Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum

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Edge of the Cedars State Park is built on the site of an ancient Native American village. And some of the original dwellings are still on-site. There’s even a reconstructed Kiva where religious ceremonies and political meetings took place for the ancient Pueblos. The museum itself is home to the largest collection of Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) pottery in the four corners region. 

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