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Conestoga Ranch - Bear Lake Utah

Conestoga Ranch Bear Lake Utah

Look what’s new at Bear Lake!! The Conestoga Ranch Resort is the newest attraction at Bear Lake. However, this is a different kind of resort than most of you are used to staying in. It’s a glamourous, comfortable camping trend that is sweeping the nation called Glamping. Before I explain what Glamping is to those of you who may not know, let me give you a little history about my personal Bear Lake experiences.

Lisa Falls - Kid Friendly Hiking Trail

Lisa Falls - Kid Friendly Hiking Trail

Little Cottonwood Canyon is home to many hiking opportunities for all ages, and abilities. But one trail stands out from all the rest. The Lisa Falls trail is a short kid friendly hike, which can be enjoyed by all ages. The trail begins on the north side of the Little Cottonwood Canyon road between mile markers 6 and 7.

Bear Lake Hot Springs (Idaho)

Bear Lake Hot Springs (Idaho)

The Bear Lake Hot Springs is a hidden gem located at the Northeast corner of Bear Lake, Idaho.


Winter Fly Fishing

5 Tips for Successful Winter Fly Fishing

Wintertime in Utah usually signals the start of ice fishing season. Saved for the handful of dedicated anglers, fly fishing in the icy months of the year is often overlooked.

Utah Hiking Club

Should you Join a Utah Hiking Club?

What is a Utah hiking club and should you join one? A Utah hiking club is made up of a group of individuals who regularly enjoy hiking one of Utah’s many hiking trails. Hiking clubs were created for several different reasons.

Utah Bald Eagle Day

Utah Bald Eagle Day

Each year during the month of February the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources holds its annual Utah Bald Eagle Day. This year on Feb. 14, 2015 you will have a chance to not only see these majestic birds of prey, but learn more about them by attending one of the five viewing locations across the state.

Redington Vapen Black Fly Rod Review

Redington Vapen Black Fly Rod Review

A lot of new fly rods have been launched recently, but one that’s had my eye for a long time has been the Redington Vapen Black Fly Rod - in part due to the radical new grip Redington went with for this rod.

Fishing Gift Guide

Fishing Gift Guide

The best thing about having a fisherman in your family is the fact that they’re really easy to shop for when the holidays roll around.


Utah Fly Fishing

Winter Fly Fishing Utah

Fly fishing in the winter is a blast. Of course, fly fishing in the winter means battling snow storms and the occasional flurry of ice, but those are small prices to pay for the glory of fly fishing.

Timpooneke Trail to Scout Falls

Timpooneke Trail to Scout Falls

The Timpooneke Trail in American Fork Canyon is one of two trails used to summit Mount Timpanogos.


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