Category Archives: Utah

Honaker Trail- Bears Ears National Monument

Almost exactly 11 years ago my husband and I started hiking the Honaker Trail. I say, ‘started’ because I was pregnant at the time and just didn’t have the energy to complete the full 5 mile round trip hike, which … Continue reading

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Experience the 2023 Annular Solar Eclipse in San Juan County- Utah’s Canyon Country!

Did you know that San Juan County, Utah will be in the direct path of the Annular Solar Eclipse on Saturday, October 14, 2023? Although it’s still a year away, we’ve been hearing from our local lodging property owners that … Continue reading

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GOATreks- Hiking with Pack Goats in Southeastern Utah

About a month ago I had the opportunity to go hiking with GOATreks, a new guiding company in San Juan County. I have to admit, I had never given much thought to goats in the past, and my experience with … Continue reading

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Desert Wildflowers

No matter where you live, I think everyone loves spring.  The snow finally melts, it starts to warm up, the flowers start blooming… But of all the places I’ve lived, the desert is definitely my favorite for enjoying wildflowers.  I … Continue reading

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Lower White Canyon

I’m pretty sure that in the future anytime anyone mentions the year 2020, we’re all going to instantly think of COVID-19, social distancing, quarantining, face masks, Zoom meetings and calls with our families, altered or canceled travel plans, etc.  While … Continue reading

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