Family spring break adventures in Southern Utah

March 29, 2017

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This spring break, enjoy the incredible landscapes southern Utah has to offer by packing up the car and taking your family on a much needed road trip. Every state has sights to see, but Utah is the only state that has five national parks, a bunch of state parks and other attractions that are just a couple of hours away. With a variety of outdoor adventures, you can plan your trip around your break schedule. Camp all week, have an

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Hell’s Backbone Grill

February 28, 2017

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Congratulations to Hell’s Backbone Grill for winning best restaurant in Utah!

In February, Hell’s Backbone Grill picked up a Salt Lake Magazine Dining Award for best restaurant in Utah as well as best restaurant in the Moab and southeastern Utah region. You can read all about it here. To congratulate our friends at Hell’s Backbone Grill, we put together this list of the four adventures you need to take after enjoying your meal at this award-winning restaurant.

4 adventures to enjoy after

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Want to Experience Bryce Canyon’s Winter Beauty? What You Need to Know About Snowshoeing and Hiking in the Snow

January 24, 2017

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After a big snowfall, the safest way to hike is with snowshoes. Take advantage of this opportunity and venture out on these winter devices to get a first-hand look at the ponderosa pines and looming hoodoos of Bryce Canyon. Snowshoeing provides a distinctive view of the unique crystallized landscape. Snowshoeing makes it possible to travel through deep powdery snow that is not otherwise possible with normal hiking shoes.Bryce Canyon offers a Snowshoe Program designed for beginner snowshoers but enjoyed by

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Native American History in the Boulder Area

December 16, 2016

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We are not the only people who have been fascinated by the beauty of Bryce Canyon Country and Boulder , Utah. Ancient peoples have been coming and going for about 10,000 – 12,000 years. Boulder is filled with fresh streams and lakes, creating a great living environment. Boulder still retains the untouched, serene look which gives visitors a taste of what the Native Americans felt like long ago living on this land. Learning more about these people help us appreciate

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Bryce Canyon National Park Then and Now: Celebrating 100 Years of History

November 30, 2016

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For over one hundred years, visitors have been coming to Bryce Canyon National Park to revel in its wonder and beauty. Early travelers and lodgers contributed to Bryce Canyon’s fast-growing popularity, such as Ebenezer Bryce, Bryce Canyon’s namesake, and Ruby Syrett, who built Bryce Canyon’s first tourist lodge. The photos below feature the “then and now” of Bryce Canyon National Park. The juxtaposition of century old and modern photos depicts small and large changes in this world-renowned park.

Visitors Admire Views

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How to Become a Junior Park Ranger at Bryce Canyon National Park

October 21, 2016

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Children will receive inner satisfaction and outward recognition as they officially become a Bryce Canyon Junior Park Ranger. As a potential Park Ranger in training, they’ll perform interactive activities to get them excited about nature and preserving the natural wonders in and around Bryce Canyon. The experience not only benefits them, but becomes a fun learning environment for the entire family.

The little rangers have to complete three tasks to receive their Junior Ranger badges and patches:

Attend

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Great Destinations in Dixie National Forest

September 27, 2016

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Dixie National Forest is the largest national forest in Utah, stretching almost two million miles of extraordinary red rock and green forested land. With so many adventures to explore, we’ve provided a list of four great destinations to visit in the expansive Dixie National Forest.

Red Canyon:

It’s not hard to see why Red Canyon has fascinated people for centuries. The red rock exhibits a brilliant scarlet color against the deep green of the ponderosa pines creating a perfect snapshot image. Red

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Slot Canyon Adventures

August 24, 2016

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Garfield County is bursting with amazing hikes and incredible views. But why just hike when you can interact with the earth? Hiking through slot canyons involves both hands and feet to climb over, shimmy through and duck under beautiful red rocks. To help make your Garfield County adventures complete, we have gathered, just for you, a list of four stunning slot canyon trails in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Zebra and Tunnel Slot Canyons

The Zebra Slot Canyon lives up to its name

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Where to hike in Garfield County

July 29, 2016

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You read our hiking guide for best practices and tips on getting the most out of your next hike, now it’s time to choose your course! Garfield County is full of gorgeous landscapes, fascinating wildlife and challenging terrain. We’ve pulled together some of the top spots for hiking in the area. Enjoy!

Calf Creek Falls

Hike to a secluded waterfall just upstream from Lower Calf Creek, a true natural gem. Lower Calf Creek Falls is a short, two-mile hike roundtrip, just

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Celebrate 100 Years of National Parks!

July 20, 2016

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This year marks the 100th year of National Park Service.To celebrate, we created this infographic showing the Top 7 states with the most National Parks. 

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