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This hike leads to ancestral Puebloan granaries on the lower of two buttes with cliffside ruins and sweeping views of Canyonlands National Park.<freeform> Directions • From the Island in the Sky Visitor Center, travel south about 6 miles on Grand …

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    Fish for garbage Saturday and win prizes
    Reading about the Brighton Ski Area sponsoring the 2nd annual International River Garbage Cleanup “Fish for Garbage” Saturday on the Provo River broug...
    Updated May 05 2016 10:03 am   |     |   Share
    Biologists trying to restore Red Fleet Reservoir fishery
    Red Fleet Reservoir north of Vernal is a scenic red-rock water that has struggled as a fishery in recent years, often because of illegal transplants o...
    Updated May 04 2016 08:39 am   |     |   Share
    Old Jeep? Ancient camp gear? Try Relic Run
    The Relic Run, one of the more interesting retro motorized events in Utah, has scheduled its eighth annual expedition June 16 to June 19 in Utah’s Wes...
    Updated May 03 2016 10:07 am   |     |   Share
    Wildlife board increases Utah deer permits
    Utah big game hunters will have a better chance of drawing out for a deer hunting permit this year as the state’s mule deer populations continue to in...
    Updated May 02 2016 08:57 am   |     |   Share

    (Erin Alberty  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Though Mesa Arch is best known for its sunrise views, the rock walls of Canyonlands National Park. catch the western light of dusk in shades of rose and purple. Utah Hike of the Week: Mesa Arch — Canyonlands National Park
    Mesa Arch is a short, rewarding loop hike to and from an arch with spectacular views of the Colorado River canyons east of Canyonlands National Park. ...
    Updated Apr 30 2016 10:30 pm   |     |   Share
    More U.S. ethnic groups enjoying camping
    Outdoor planners have worried about the lack of ethnic diversity at parks and trails for years. Their efforts to get African-Americans, Hispanic and A...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 10:30 am   |     |   Share
    BLM to host free photography workshop
    The Bureau of Land Management St. George Field Office and BLM Arizona Strip District and the Southwest Utah National Conservation Lands Friends group ...
    Updated Apr 28 2016 10:48 am   |     |   Share
    Wildife board to set big game permit numbers Thursday
    The Utah Wildlife Board will meet Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Department of Natural Resources Auditorium in Salt Lake City to decide the number of big g...
    Updated Apr 26 2016 04:03 pm   |     |   Share
    National Park Service redesigns popular NPS.gov
    The National Park Service website, www.nps.gov, has always been the best place to get information on the 410 units of the national park service. It of...
    Updated Apr 25 2016 11:45 am   |     |   Share
  • -Snowmobilers on a groomed trail zoom by a bison in Yellowstone National Park Monday, Feb. 17, 1997. (AP Photo/The Montana Standard, Perry Backus) Yellowstone visitors spend nearly $500M near park in 2015
    Bozeman, Mont. • A new report shows that visitors to Yellowstone National Park spent nearly half a billion dollars in communities around the park in 2...
    Updated Apr 23 2016 09:10 pm   |     |   Share
    (Jessica Miller  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Corona Arch trail in Moab, Utah. Hike of the week: Corona Arch near Moab
    Directions • From Highway 191, take the Potash Road (Highway 279) and drive about 10 miles south to the trailhead turnoff. The trail is marked at the ...
    Updated Apr 21 2016 05:21 pm   |     |   Share
    Conservation leader to deliver Earth Day talks
    National conservation leader Brock Evans will give two Earth Day lectures Friday for the Utah Rivers Council and Utah Open Lands, who are also honorin...
    Updated Apr 20 2016 10:48 am   |     |   Share
    Cedar City state museum looking for artists, vendors
    Frontier Homestead State Park in Cedar City and its foundation are organizing the first annual Frontier Folk Festival June 17 and 18 and are looking t...
    Updated Apr 19 2016 11:24 am   |     |   Share
    Can you complete the Utah cutthroat slam?
    The Division of Wildlife Resources and Trout Unlimited have partnered up to create a program called “The Cutthroat Slam” to encourage anglers to catch...
    Updated Apr 18 2016 11:09 am   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Natalie Como, of Salt Lake City, crosses the finish line during the Salt Lake City marathon and half marathon Saturday April 16, 2016. Como won with a time of 3:00:20. Salt Lake City Marathon crowns a first-time women’s winner
    Natalie Como squeezes in a run whenever she can during the few precious hours she gets while working as a pediatrics resident at the University of Uta...
    Updated Apr 18 2016 10:09 am   |     |   Share
    (Erin Alberty  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Rock formations appear as fins protruding from the ground near the trailhead of the Broken Arch Loop hike at Arches National Park. Utah Hike of the Week: Broken Arch Loop — Arches National Park
    Broken Arch Loop is a fantastic family hike in Arches National Park. It’s easy and short with views of two arches, short and safe stretches of fun cai...
    Updated Apr 15 2016 07:00 am   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Dan Murray, left, and his daughter Taylor, flank SLC Marathon race director Steve Bingham-Hawk with an award dedicated to their wife and mother Marie Murray, who passed away in January after a battle with cancer, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The ’Miles for Marie’ award will be presented Saturday, April 15 ahead of the 2016 Salt Lake City Marathon. Salt Lake City Marathon: Miles for Marie award keeps Murray’s spirit alive
    Marie Murray’s toughest moments became even more reason to push herself, overcoming the pain of chemotherapy to train for marathons in Salt Lake City ...
    Updated Apr 14 2016 08:34 pm   |     |   Share
    National Park Week begins Saturday
    National Park Week begins Saturday and runs through April 24, offering a number of special events as the agency celebrates its 100th birthday. All ent...
    Updated Apr 13 2016 10:30 am   |     |   Share
    (Brian Maffly | The Salt Lake Tribune)    Corona Arch near Moab has become what is billed as the world’s largest rope swing after climbers figured out how to adapt climbing gear to set up a thrilling 250-foot pendulum ride under the arch. Concerned with liability issues, state officials recently shut down the arch, which is on state-owned land, for commercially guided swinging, pictured here on Nov. 4. Gallery: Utah hiking photos, as tweeted by the hikers
    Some Utahns and visitors spent the first week of April on the trail. Here’s a collection of the photos they tweeted. Follow @UtahHikes on Twitter for...
    Updated Apr 10 2016 01:30 pm   |     |   Share
    (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    The Santa Clara River runs below a ridge along the Tempi’po’op Trail on March 24, 2016. Utah Hike of the Week: Tempi’po’op Trail in Santa Clara
    Directions • The hike starts at the Tukupetsi Trailhead. From the center of Santa Clara, take Santa Clara Drive west. (Maps or navigation devices may...
    Updated Apr 09 2016 06:33 pm   |     |   Share
    Are we loving our national parks to death?
    Following national parks such as Arches, Zion and Grand Canyon on Twitter provides some interesting perspectives during the busy spring break season. ...
    Updated Apr 07 2016 09:36 am   |     |   Share
    Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation calls for public discussion on wildlife management
    The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is hosting a discussion on what its leaders call the broken process of wildlife management Friday at 7 p.m. at the C...
    Updated Apr 06 2016 09:00 am   |     |   Share
    Courtesy image  A screen grab from santaclaratrails.com Send us the best Utah hiking websites
    There’s 262 trails in our Hike of the Week database. That’s great. The problem is: it’s getting harder for us to find trails we haven’t already told ...
    Updated Apr 04 2016 07:00 am   |     |   Share
    Blog: Fly fishing expo opens Friday
    The annual Wasatch Fly Tying and Fly Fishing Expo is scheduled Friday and Saturday at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy. The event is open Friday f...
    Updated Mar 31 2016 10:00 am   |     |   Share
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