Articles Tagged ‘Utah’

Amazing Earthfest! May 15-21

Amazing Earthfest! May 15-21 April 27, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Amazing Earthfest! celebrates America’s public lands, focusing on the Colorado Plateau area. This means Arches National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, and Zion National Park here in Utah. Join their 5th annual festivities this year in Kanab,...

Thunder Thighs Dinosaur Fossil Discovered Near Moab

Thunder Thighs Dinosaur Fossil Discovered Near Moab February 24, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Apparently, having thunder thighs might not be all that bad. Not, that is, if you were a dinosaur that needed to charge across the landscape in a New York minute, propelled by your massive thighs, or deliver a lethal kick to opponents or prey. The recent Brontomerus mcintoshi discovery lends yet more...

Gratitude: A List

Gratitude: A List November 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
This Thanksgiving finds me grateful for many things. As usual, it’s the simple necessities that I can call mine which bring me the most satisfaction and awe. Here are 25 of them. 1) I have a roof over my head, and it doesn’t leak. 2) My house is warm. 3) My pets are loved, well-cared for,...

Red Rock Film Festival at Zion Canyon

Red Rock Film Festival at Zion Canyon November 9, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
The 4th Annual Red Rock Film Festival is coming to Springdale, Utah, November 11-14. Coinciding with Veterans Day on the 11th, which is also a fee-free day for Zion National Park, the festival is expected to draw many independent film enthusiasts. Touted as being Robert Redford’s first choice for...

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...

Pumpkin Chuckin’ Festival in Moab

Pumpkin Chuckin’ Festival in Moab October 24, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Got pumpkins, and they will travel. Far through the air, that is. Moab‘s very cool Youth Garden Project presents its 5th annual Pumpkin Chuckin’ Festival this Saturday the 30th, from 10am-4pm. Come one, come all, and watch some amazing contraptions hurl the orange gourds through the skies...

It’s National Fossil Day

It’s National Fossil Day October 13, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you like fossils, check out your local national park. Because today is all about ancient fossilized bones! Junior paleontologists, avid amateurs, and the curious general public can all learn something new about these really old things. As “a celebration organized to promote public awareness...

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...

Pick Peaches in Capitol Reef National Park

Pick Peaches in Capitol Reef National Park August 24, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Fruit harvest is in full swing at Capitol Reef National Park. Home of the Park system’s oldest and largest fruit orchards, the delicious crops are available to the public for picking throughout the season. What’s in season right now? Peaches! They are juicy, sweet, and beautifully ripened...

Zion Canyon’s Top 10 Hikes

Zion Canyon’s Top 10 Hikes August 22, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Zion Canyon National Park is a national jewel. Why, you ask? Because it’s gorgeous, accessible, and offers spectacular hikes of widely varying difficulty levels. As an added bonus, Zion is next door to a lovely little town called Springdale, which means restaurants, movies, shopping, and other...