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Slot Canyon Adventuring in Burro Wash

Slot Canyon Adventuring in Burro Wash

Capitol Reef National Park By Michael Lerner I really didn’t know what I was getting myself into. Sure, I was expecting some narrows, but the name Burro Wash seemed fairly tame. It was early May in Capitol Reef National Park, and the park rangers had recommended this option for a slot canyon hike. As the […]

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Social Distancing on the trail

As Utah’s national parks reopen, visitors should brace for a ‘new normal’

By Brian Maffly  ·  Published: May 9 Updated: May 10, 2020 Bryce Canyon National Park • With the coronavirus still in full swing, the National Park Service is testing public access at several parks across the nation, including two in southern Utah, with limited offerings and services. Visitor centers, campgrounds, ranger programs and concessions remain […]

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Gooseneck State Park

Remembering 9-11 and Trash Trackers

You are probably wondering what does Trash Trackers have to do with the Sept. 11th tragic event that occurred 17 years ago? And you are also probably wondering what are Trash Trackers? In 2001, I signed up for a working vacation with a crew of 8, (four men and four women), called the Trash Trackers, […]

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The skeleton during excavation. Some of the bones were damaged from exposure to the elements. CreditRick Hunter

An Ancient Horse Is Unearthed in a Utah Backyard

Paleontologists recently determined that a skeleton discovered during a landscaping project belonged to a horse from the Pleistocene Era. By Laura M. Holson The horse had arthritis when it died. It is possible, too, that it had bone cancer in one ankle. That can happen to any horse once it gets to be a certain […]

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Happy Tails Canine Adventure Tours

Now for something completely different!  A lot of people are traveling with their pets these days, therefore a new type of tour company has opened for business!  Now you can take your beloved dog with you on your travels. Happy Tails is a new tour concept that is dedicated to taking you on fantastic adventures […]

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