Category Archives: National Parks & Monuments

13 Family-Friendly Activities in Southeastern Utah

Planning to visit Utah’s Canyon Country with your family this fall and looking for things to do?  This list of family-friendly activities is for you! 1. Go Back in Time at the Bluff Fort   No trip to Bluff is … Continue reading

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International Dark Sky Week 2017

San Juan County, UT is proud to be home to FOUR International Dark Sky Parks! (Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, Hovenweep National Monument, and Natural Bridges National Monument)  What better place to celebrate International Dark Sky Week than … Continue reading

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National Park Week- April 15th-23rd, 2017

National Park Week starts this Saturday with FREE entrance to all National Parks and Monuments on both the opening, and closing weekends of the 9-day celebration: April 15th & 16th and April 22nd & 23rd. In addition to being home … Continue reading

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Slickrock Hiking Trail- Needles District of Canyonlands National Park

Working for San Juan County Visitor Services and answering the calls that come in on our toll free information line, a question that I’m often asked is, ‘When is the best time to visit?’.  This is such a no brainer- … Continue reading

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Canyonlands with Kids!

One of the most asked question at the Sportsmen’s and Travel Shows that my office did this year on the Wasatch Front was definitely about hiking with kids and asking for suggestions on kid-friendly hikes in our area- specifically in … Continue reading

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Chesler Park & Joint Trail Loop – Canyonlands National Park – Needles District

From my very first hike to the Chesler Park Viewpoint in May 2009, I was hooked!  I think the first time my husband and I went, we were actually planning to do the full Chesler Park/Joint Trail Loop, but we … Continue reading

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