- Our list of the best things to do in Monticello, Utah, features the top 11 nearby activities — including 8 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Monticello, UT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Adventures, Outdoor Places, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 2 things to do within the city of Monticello, UT , followed by 9 popular activities in nearby cities, including Blanding
The only trail within Chesler Park is the Chesler Park Loop Trail that creates a circular path through the region and is roughly eleven miles for a round-trip. Just three miles into the trail is a saddle overlooking the park which shows the shrubs surrounded by the sandstone formations.
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A variety of different elevations and challenges are included at The Hideout Golf Club's 18-hole course. There are four levels offered at each hole that allow players of multiple skill levels to play together.
Newspaper Rock Recreation Site contains petroglyph site located along Indian Creek with some of it being up to 2,000 years old. It is believed the original inhabitants drew these pictures to communicate with each other, and they have been added to over time.
The Ridgeway Art Gallery primarily features the work of local artist Kelly Pugh. The gallery showcases his works which range from full-color landscape prints to black and white pencil sketches and colorized photos.
Blanding Visitor's Center has multiple facilities to offer ranging from a well-maintained museum of local history, a sitting room furnished with TV and magazines as well as knowledgable staff offering useful information about the area.
Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum is a historical museum featuring a large collection of Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) pottery. The museum also maintains a short interpretive trail and hosts several educational programs, such as archaeology and art exhibitions.
Located near Highway 163, Goosenecks State Park is a popular scenic attraction offering panoramic views of the meadering San Juan River. Campsites are available which overlook the beautiful meanders and are equipped with picnic tables, restrooms, a fire ring and a bare tent pad.
Four Corners Adventures has jeep, ATV, hiking, biking, canyoneering, and boating tours of the four corner region. They also sell and rent equipment including jeeps, kayaks, bikes, stand-up paddleboards, as well as have a 12-person loft that can be rented.
Featuring the work of local artisans, Blue Mountain Artisans, LCA is a shop that sells photography prints, jewelry, and pottery. The shop hosts events like art workshops where visitors can learn skills like wire jewelry making.
The Dinosaur Museum houses a variety of displays ranging from dinosaur eggs, skeletons, footprints, fossils as well as dinosaur sculptures and graphics. Apart from the exhibits, there are also movie posters, models and comics on display as a part of the museum director's personal collection.