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10 Reasons to Visit Moab

10 Reasons to Visit Moab May 31, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There are tons of reasons to visit Moab, the desert mecca for mountain bikers, hikers, photographers, and general red rock enthusiasts. From the national parks to the miles of trails to the famous river rapids to the good restaurants in the bustling downtown, Moab offers up a passel of delights. Here...

Playing Safe & Smart in Utah’s National Parks

Playing Safe & Smart in Utah’s National Parks March 18, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
It’s another dramatic, tragic headline: two brothers go camping and climbing in Canyonlands National Park for about a week. Two days in, there’s an accident and one brother falls while rappelling from a high cliff ledge. He dies at some point while the other brother, trapped on the ledge,...

Veterans Day Fee Free at National Parks

Veterans Day Fee Free at National Parks November 7, 2010 | Events, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
It’s another fee-free day at America’s national parks this Thursday the 11th. In honor of the service men and women who have fought (and still do) for our country, this day is one of several that will offer free entrance to national parks that usually charge fees. Remember, though, that of...

Southern Utah’s Top 5 Spookiest Outdoor Places

Southern Utah’s Top 5 Spookiest Outdoor Places October 25, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Getting outside for Halloween, perhaps? Or just curious about some of the scarier outdoor place names in Utah? Here they are: the top five spookiest natural places in southern Utah, presented in ascending order of coolness. Now, take a hike…or even spend the night, if you dare. 5) Hell’s...

Water, Water Nowhere

Water, Water Nowhere October 15, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Water is just about the most precious commodity we have. In the American Southwest, it’s a scarce thing, making it even more precious. I often joke that water here is more valued than gold—except that it’s not really a joke. I am in awe of water every day that I live here. Its importance...

Moab Plein Air Festival October 1-9

Moab Plein Air Festival October 1-9 September 30, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Are you a painter? You might enjoy this annual competition in Moab. The Plein Air Moab event kicks off tomorrow, October 1st, and runs through the 9th. With workshops and awards in the offing, this is a fun way for you artistic types to express yourselves. Plein air, or painting outside, is a particularly...

Pando: The World’s Largest Living Organism is in Southern Utah

Pando: The World’s Largest Living Organism is in Southern Utah September 28, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
You read that right. The world’s (the world! The entire shebang!) largest living organism is to be found right here in southern Utah. Crazy, huh? I’ll give you a couple of guesses. Well, can’t be a blue whale, no oceans here anymore. (Although an ancient ocean did cover this area millions...

Fee Free Public Lands Day 9.25.10

Fee Free Public Lands Day 9.25.10 September 22, 2010 | What's New | Read More
It’s that time again–no fee at all to enter U.S. National Parks this Saturday, September 25! In celebration of National Public Lands Day, you can get a reasonable and very fun vacation, weekend, or day jaunt to your favorite park. I admit I’m biased, but here are my favorites: Arches...

September 2010 is National Wilderness Month

September 2010 is National Wilderness Month September 2, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
President Obama declared this month, right here and right now, to be National Wilderness Month. What does that mean? All politics aside (oh, go ahead and pundit in the comments if you want, it’ll be interesting), it’s a strong suggestion for people to get outside into our incredible wilderness...

5 Summer Hiking Safety Tips

5 Summer Hiking Safety Tips August 20, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Summer’s winding down…but it’s not over yet! Not by a long shot. If heading out to one of Utah’s national parks is still on the agenda in the coming weeks, enjoy your trip. The weather is warm, the trails are open, and the rangers aren’t too tired yet of answering the same...
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