Lake Powell (60 miles)
With water skiing, cliff jumping, swimming and more Lake Powell
is an unparalleled destination with unlimited activities.
Canyonlands National Park (45 miles)
Offering expansive views from many overlooks along the paved
scenic drive, several hikes of varying length and a popular
four-wheel-drive road makes Canyonlands a must-see.
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (40 miles)
Visit Glen Canyon Dam and enjoy the millions of acres of golden
cliffs, lush hanging gardens, narrow slot canyons, and the
brilliant blue oasis of Lake Powell.
Capitol Reef National Park (30 miles)
Hiking, backpacking, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and walking through theorchards are favoriteactivities at Capitol Reef.
Arches National Park (100 miles)
plan on spending a few hours in the park, and if time permits, longer hikes lead to extraordinary rock formations and views.
Moab (110 miles)
Mountain biking, hiking, climbing, touring and river rafting invites passionate outdoor adventurers to the
Four Corners Utah area.
Goblin Valley State Park (20 miles)
This park is home to eroded sandstone rock formations. (Not many people know about Goblin Valley so if you're looking for
something quiet and secluded, this is the place).
Natural Bridges National Monument (95 miles)
Here lies some of the finest examples of natural stone architecture
in the southwest.
There are always local events in the area such as Apple Days
in Torrey, Melon Days in Green River or car shows in Moab. With so many events and attractions in southern Utah, Hanksville is a perfect central location to enjoy all the fun.