Utah Outdoor Activities - Archived Stories

Moab Campgrounds and Primitive Camping Areas

Moab Campgrounds and Primitive Camping Areas

Moab, Utah first come, first serve campgrounds, and primitive camping areas.


Four Ghost Towns to Visit in Utah

Four Ghost Towns to Visit in Utah

Because Utah’s history was often intertwined with the boom/bust mining industry, it’s unsurprising that our state has lots of ghost towns. These sites range from streets lined with buildings to lonely outposts, but they all offer opportunities to connect with the past in a special way.

Visiting Snow Canyon State Park

Visiting Snow Canyon State Park

When Snow Canyon State Park was created in 1959, it was actually known as Dixie State Park. The name was later changed to Snow Canyon in honor of Lorenzo and Erastus Snow, two early Utah leaders with St. George ties. What never changes is the year-round opportunity for fun within the park.

 Lower Calf Creek Falls

Lower Calf Creek Falls

Few places on this planet can compare to the pristine beauty that defines Lower Calf Creek Falls. When you picture a desert oasis, this is the place that springs to mind.

Hike to Long Lake - Utah's Uinta Mountains

Hike to Long Lake - Utah's Uinta Mountains

The hike to Long Lake begins in the Crystal Lake parking area. The first half mile of the trail starts out with slight elevation gain and provides views through the pines of Crystal Lake.

Provo River Falls - Mirror Lake Highway

Provo River Falls - Mirror Lake Highway

For some time now there has been talk about a beautiful family destination just off the Mirror Lake highway called the Provo River Falls. It is said to be a series of waterfalls on the Upper Provo River and one of the most popular stops along the way to Mirror Lake and beyond.

Best Backpacking Food Brands

Best Backpacking Food Brands

When it comes to backpacking what will determine your backpacking destination, length of stay, comfort, safety, and overall backpacking experience are the essentials you can carry.

Utah Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, Halloween Festivities

Utah Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, Halloween Festivities

October is the time for ghosts, goblins, ghouls, haunted houses, and yes corn mazes. This directory was created to provide you more information on Utah Corn Mazes, pumpkin patches, and other Halloween festivities, so you too can load up the family and enjoy the many fun filled fall outdoor activities.

Ice Fishing with the HawkEye Portable Fish Finder

Ice Fishing with the HawkEye Portable Fish Finder

Locating the fish under a large expanse of ice is one of the biggest challenges for most ice fisherman. Are they in a few feet of water, or 50 feet of water? Are they cruising just below the ice or hugging the bottom? And let's not forget the struggle of what they are biting on?

5 Reasons to Visit Utah’s Parks During Winter

5 Reasons to Visit Utah’s Parks During Winter

Utah has five national parks and 42 state parks. And while many of us think of summer as the primetime to visit them, winter offers lots of unique benefits.


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