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Utah Geology

All sorts of content about Utah geology: its rocks, landforms and deep history.

Geologic Map of Utah
Plus a sketch of Utah geology and links to larger versions.

Share Utah's Geology
Share your photos of Utah's geological attractions.

Utah Geology
A wide-ranging collection of articles by the Utah Geological Survey covers rocks, fossils, mining, the Great Salt Lake, hazards and more than 20 different "geosights."

Utah Rock Collecting Sites
This set of 12 localities with cool rocks and minerals is approved by the Utah Geological Survey.

Utah Rockhounding
David Owen maintains this site of rock-collecting localities, all tied to Google Earth.

Utah Geological Association
A great source of road logs and field guides to Utah, many of them free for downloading.

Arches National Park Geology
Notes from the National Park Service about this showpiece of southeastern Utah.

Treasure Tales of Utah
Thegeozone.com presents detailed information on lost mines and lodes from Utah.

Bryce Canyon National Park Geology
Notes from the National Park Service on this memorable park in southern Utah.

Canyonlands National Park Geology
Notes from the National Park Service on this park in the heart of the Colorado Plateau.

Capitol Reef National Park Geology
Notes from the National Park Service on the landscape of south-central Utah formed by the great Waterpocket Fold.

Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway
A large road loop in eastern Utah and a bit of Colorado that takes in a great swath of geological and fossil-related attractions.

Dinosaur National Monument
Straddling the Utah line is this world-class attraction.

Millard County Rockhounding
Topaz, sunstone and trilobites are among the county's highlights listed on millardcounty.com.

Monument Valley
A place we have all seen in photos is worth a visit in person; this site is the Navajo Nation Parks home page.

St. George: Johnson's Dinosaur Farm
Sheldon Johnson was leveling his land when he discovered a field full of Jurassic tracks. The site is preserved with public and private funds. The dinotrax.com site comes and goes, so this link goes to a city page.

Zion National Park Geology
Notes from the National Park Service on this world-class geologic site.

Utah Campgrounds
About.com's David Sweet guides you to the best outdoor places to stay.

Utah Maps
About.com's Matt Rosenberg helps get you oriented.

Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals of Utah
About.com's Bob Strauss shows them and tells you more.

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