School is Here: You Can Still Do Day Trips for Days

September 25, 2017

Categories: Anasazi State Park Bryce Bryce Canyon Grand Staircase Panguitch Lake

On Facebook and Instagram, you see your friends going on adventurous trips. You wish you could also participate in such activities, but with school in session again, you feel you can’t. However, by taking day trips, you CAN! Even though school happens Monday through Friday, Saturdays are open for many memorable one day excursions in Garfield County, Utah.

What is a day trip? According to Google, it’s a journey or excursion completed in one day. Day

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The Panguitch Lake Fishing Tournament

August 3, 2017

Categories: Activities Boating Festival Fishing Panguitch Lake Panguitch Utah

The Brian Head Fire may have burned down some trees, but it did not burn down the hearts of the locals whose lives were affected by the fire. The residents of Garfield County have bounced back with even more vigor and resolution. The first ever Panguitch Lake Fishing Tournament is one way they show their resilience as they celebrate the reopening of Panguitch Lake.

“It has been a fun and exciting event that has helped spur new

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Best Camping Sites in Bryce Canyon Country

June 22, 2017

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Sleeping underneath the stars gives you some fresh air and a fresh perspective. Camping is the best way to envelope yourself in nature and fully intake of its beauty. Bryce Canyon Country has some of the most beautiful camping sceneries and starry night skies in the world.

Bryce Canyon National Park

There are two campsites available inside Bryce Canyon National Park, North and Sunset Campgrounds. Setting up camp here puts you a

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Astronomy in Bryce Canyon National Park

May 15, 2017

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There appears to be a connection to the cosmos within each one of us. Humanity is captivated by the stars. We gaze up towards the galaxy and create our own constellations. We write our own stories. We attempt to comprehend the vast, unending space that the night sky presents. Perhaps this connection stems from the fact that, as famed astronomer Carl Sagan points out, “We are made of star stuff . . . Every one of us is,

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Plant and Animal Life in Bryce Canyon National Park

April 12, 2017

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Bryce Canyon National Park is home to some of the most incredible scenery in the world. Between the beautiful red cliffs, the vast, open landscapes and even the beautiful lakes, there is something for everyone at Bryce Canyon.

Surrounded by desert, Bryce’s highland plateau gets much more rain and stays relatively cooler in the scorching sun. It also provides the ideal conditions for some incredible wildlife. Here are a few things to be on the lookout for the next time you

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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

Categories: Bryce Canyon Hiking Snowshoeing Winter

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.

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