Beyond Utah Adventures
Discover even more fun and exciting adventures in locations bordering the great state of Utah. Utah Outdoor Activities has a mission to continue to provide a resource of outdoor activities that will allow families to plan their next outdoor adventure. While discovering and exploring Utah, many more locations in neighboring states have been visited, explored, and documented as well. Beyond Utah has been created as a new resource to share these locations. We hope you enjoy this new resource of outdoor information!
While exploring Southern Utah, we found ourselves driving through Page, Arizona on our way to the Four Corners Monument. Now, we heard about this majestic canyon view overlooking the Colorado river, called Horseshoe Bend and was told it is a must see. Since we were in the area, we decided to take a short detour and visit this natural wonder. More Information!
Approximately 50 million years ago a large ancient lake called Fossil Lake covered a portion of southwestern Wyoming, eastern Utah, and southwestern Idaho. Fossil Lake was home to many different species of fish, snails, reptiles, insects, plants, and mammals. More Information!
This 40,000 acre park is home to beautiful red Aztec sandstone outcrops nestled in gray and tan limestone that were formed by ancient sand dunes dating back to the Jurassic period. The Basketmaker culture were the first people to occupy this area some 2,500 years ago. More Information!
The Soda Springs Captive Geyser was accidentally created by man. This is not a natural geyser like those found in Yellowstone National Park; nonetheless, this geyser is unique and has some great history tied to it as well. More Information!
A visit to Bear Lake, of course, would never be complete without enjoying the white sandy beaches or taking a swim in the Caribbean blue waters. But have you wondered what other amazing outdoor activities await you in the mountains surrounding Bear Lake? More Information!
The Bear Lake Hot Springs is a hidden gem located at the Northeast corner of Bear Lake, Idaho.More Information!
Although not in Utah, Lava Hot Springs is one of my favorite destinations to visit year-around. The town of Lava offers many year-around activities and fun for the whole family. The Lava Hot Spring Vacation Resort offers five outdoor pools for soaking. More Information!
Located in the beautiful St. Charles Canyon is the Minnetonka Cave. This beautiful cave offers a half-mile of fascinating stalactites, stalagmites, and banded travertine in nine rooms. More Information!
Located just 20 miles from Garden City, Utah is Paris, Idaho and the beautiful Paris Canyon. This canyon offers primitive camping opportunities, hiking, ATV trails, and a unique geological location called the Paris Ice Cave. The cave gets its name “Ice Cave” because the ice never melts, even in the hottest of summers. More Information!