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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.


Utah Ice Fishing Tips

5 Tips for Ice Fishing in Utah

The Utah ice fishing season will soon be in full swing. Whether targeting cutthroats at Strawberry, pike at Yuba, or crappie at Pineview, winter can provide some of the hottest fishing around.


Discount Life Tickets - Utah Ski Resorts

Discount Life Tickets - Utah Ski Resorts

Purchase discount lift tickets to Utah’s ski resorts. Please remember these are discount tickets with limited quantities available.


4 Ice Fishing Safety Tips

4 Ice Fishing Safety Tips

In this article I want to share 4 Ice Fishing safety tips that may help keep you safe this ice fishing season.


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.


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