Category Archives: Scenic Drives

2016 San Juan ATV Safari- Elk Ridge Trail Ride

After the designation of Bears Ears National Monument in the end of December, our office was hit pretty hard with calls, many from ATVers, asking about the status of the ATV trails in our county.  Many people seemed to assume … Continue reading

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Camping on Hart Point Road

It’s camping season again in Utah’s Canyon Country, and I’m really looking forward to a summer full of outdoor adventures with my family!  We’ve already camped once this year, and we have another trip planned for next weekend, and all … Continue reading

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Needles Overlook

When I started working at the Welcome Center in Monticello, it quickly became very apparent that people are often confused about the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park, and the Needles Overlook.  People would often talk about them interchangeably as … Continue reading

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2012 Annular Eclipse From Hart Point Road

The Annular Solar Eclipse on Sunday (May 20th, 2012) has been quite the hot topic in San Juan County for the past couple months.  The reason for this was because the southern end of the county was right in the … Continue reading

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Moki Dugway

When I worked at the Southeast Utah Welcome Center in Monticello, I would often have couples come in and say, ‘We just drove up from Monument Valley, WHAT was that road we just drove on?!’ Driving on the Moki Dugway  … Continue reading

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The Making of the ‘San Juan County – Utah’s Canyon Country’ Video

Last fall we were just beginning to work on our new website (which is up and running and can be viewed HERE) and we spent 2 1/2 days working with a photo and video crew shooting all over San Juan … Continue reading

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Hart Point Road

The same day that my husband and I were down in Indian Creek looking for petroglyphs, we also took a drive on the Hart Point Road (county rd. 121) which branches off of Hwy 211 just a few miles before … Continue reading

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