NOTICE: Kodachrome Basin State Park is currently open only to residents of Garfield and Kane Counties per Governor Gary R. Herbert’s “Stay Safe, Stay Home” Directive. Visit the Utah State Parks COVID-19 webpage for updated information.
Alert: Shakespeare Arch collapsed the last year. The trail is still open but there is now just a pile of rubble where the arch used to be.
Welcome to Kodachrome Basin State Park
67 monolithic stone spires, called sedimentary pipes, accentuate multihued sandstone layers that reveal 180 million years of geologic time. The color and beauty found here prompted a National Geographic Society expedition to name the area Kodachrome, after the popular color film, in 1948.
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