The Panguitch Lake Fishing Tournament

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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5 Summer Adventures in Garfield County

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Discover the Ticaboo Adventure Center

Ticaboo is offering a series of new guided hikes, tours and other excursions out of the new Adventure Center from the Ticaboo Resort. Follow the footsteps of a local legend while exploring Ticaboo Canyon on the Cass Hite Sojourn. Travelers now have the chance to take part in the Sojourn which started taking tours in early June.

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Camp in Dixie National Forest

With numerous camping sites throughout Dixie National Forest, you are sure to find the perfect spot.

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Boulder Mountain Road

Boulder Mountain – A year-round destination.

Boulder Mountain is a destination all in itself, with endless opportunities for outdoor adventure and recreation. With more than 50,000 acres of forest on the Aquarius Plateau, Boulder Mountain is the highest timbered plateau in North America. Blue Bell Knoll — called Boulder Top by locals — peaks at 11,313 feet. As you can imagine, the views are spectacular in every direction, with Capitol Reef National Park to the east, Box Death Hollow Wilderness Area and the Escalante River to

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River and Stream Fishing In Bryce Canyon Country

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Looking for great fishing in Bryce Canyon Country? You’re in luck…we’ve got some of the best trout fishing in Southern Utah!

Bryce Canyon area stream fishing

Brook, brown, cutthroat and rainbow trout are abundant in East Fork Sevier River, commonly ranging in size from 8 to 14 inches long. Rainbow trout are stocked annually in nearby Tropic Reservoir so they are commonly found in the river. Wild brown and cutthroat trout are most abundant near headwaters and tributary streams, including

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Enjoying water in Bryce Canyon Country

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Here in Bryce Canyon Country’s high desert, water is precious but there are still plenty of spots to enjoy your favorite water activities. From world class fishing in high alpine lakes to waterfalls and white water rapids, come enjoy the moisture in Bryce Canyon Country.

A view of Upper Calf Creek Falls

Waterfalls:  One of the highlights of the Calf Creek Recreation Area (managed by the BLM) is Calf Creek Falls. Set between Navajo sandstone cliffs and amongst juniper and pinyon

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Preparations and Precautions for Backcountry Adventure

Whether you’re headed into Bryce Canyon Country’s backcountry for a day or a week, you’ll need to be prepared for anything. Here’s a list of some essentials to help you experience Bryce Canyon Country’s wilderness to the fullest.

Common Sense:– Never hike or travel alone into remote backcountry– Leave your itinerary with someone responsible (and let them know when you’ll be back)– Carry proper gear and supplies– Bring enough rations for the length of your trip– Stay hydrated and nourished with high-energy snacks– Don’t push yourself

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East Fork Sevier River – Scenic Backway

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The East Fork of the Sevier River Scenic Backway (FR-087) follows the river southward along the western edge of Bryce Canyon National Park to Tropic Reservoir. The high-elevation lake (7,800 feet) is located about seven miles south of the turnoff from Scenic Byway 12. Surrounded by soaring ponderosa pines, red rock formations, and the Pink Cliffs, Tropic Reservoir is a recreational haven for camping, boating, canoeing, and fishing. The reservoir is stocked annually with rainbow trout and occasionally brook trout.

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Fishing Southwest Bryce Canyon Area Creeks

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Bryce Canyon Country boasts a number of small creeks and streams that offer abundant fishing in pristine waters surrounded by beautiful and diverse scenery.  Trout fishing is at its best here, with both wild and stocked populations of rainbow, brown, cutthroat, and brook. Local outfitters can supply maps and fishing licenses.

Utah fishing is excellent along the creeks in the Bryce Canyon region.

Antimony Creek is located just south of the bucolic community of Antimony and Otter Creek State Park.

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Boulder Mountain Fishing – Creeks & Streams

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Fishing in the Boulder Mountain area near the town of Boulder, Utah

Boulder Mountain is one of the major high-elevation fishing areas in Utah, second only to the Uintah Mountains in northern Utah. Part of Dixie national Forest, the mountain makes up more than half of the Aquarius Plateau and is the highest timbered plateau in North America, with more than 50,000 acres above 11,000 feet.   Note – The communities of Boulder or Escalante are great places

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Winter Activities – Utah’s Bryce Canyon Region

Just outside Bryce Canyon National Park, Ruby’s Inn is responsible for more than 30 miles of cross country ski trails which begin right near the hotel—you can literally ski right outside your door—and wind through alpine meadows and Ponderosa pine forests. Some of the trails lead to breathtaking overlooks of Bryce Canyon, and some connect with designated trails inside Bryce Canyon National Park. The Bryce Canyon Winter Festival (hosted by Ruby’s Inn over President’s Day Weekend) offers free snowshoeing, cross

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