8 Photos That Prove Utah Has Some of the Darkest Skies

Utah has 3 well-known certified International Dark Sky Parks: Capitol Reef, Dead Horse Point, and Canyonlands. If you want to see some of the best views of the stars, look no further! The following photos are examples of what you can capture on your camera, or simply sit back and enjoy the stars from the many camping locations throughout this incredible State!

  Moon shot from the middle of Salt Lake City.  Photo: Dean Chytraus

Moon shot from the middle of Salt Lake City. Photo: Dean Chytraus

  Mirror Lake Highway in the North Eastern corner of Utah.   Photo: Dean Chytraus

Mirror Lake Highway in the North Eastern corner of Utah. Photo: Dean Chytraus

  Mirror Lake Highway in the North Eastern corner of Utah.   Photo: Dean Chytraus

Mirror Lake Highway in the North Eastern corner of Utah. Photo: Dean Chytraus

  Mirror Lake Highway in the North Eastern corner of Utah,   Photo: Dean Chytraus

Mirror Lake Highway in the North Eastern corner of Utah, Photo: Dean Chytraus

  Milky way over Lost Lake in the Uinta Mountains.   Photo: Dean Chytraus

Milky way over Lost Lake in the Uinta Mountains. Photo: Dean Chytraus

  Power lines in the West Desert.   Photo: Dean Chytraus

Power lines in the West Desert. Photo: Dean Chytraus

  Turret Arch in Arches National Park.   Photo: Dean Chytraus

Turret Arch in Arches National Park. Photo: Dean Chytraus

  Juniper tree at Little Sahara.   Photo: Dean Chytraus

Juniper tree at Little Sahara. Photo: Dean Chytraus

Written by Dean Chytraus. Photos also by Dean Chytraus, a THISWORLDEXISTS Ambassador. See more of Dean's adventures and photography on Instagram: @chytrausphoto