Tag Archives: Cedar Mesa

Five Places to Visit Instead of Canyonlands During the Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown may have spoiled a few plans to visit Canyonlands National Park, but Utah’s Canyon Country has plenty of other awe-inspiring sites to make sure your trip isn’t ruined. While the gates remain open unlike during the … Continue reading

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Arch Canyon Overlook & Cave Tower Ruins Tour with Four Corners Adventures

It’s been over a year now since I first contacted Four Corners Adventures in Blanding, asking about the possibility of doing a mini familiarization tour out on Cedar Mesa for our Monticello, Blanding, and Bluff Fort visitor center staff.  We … Continue reading

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Arch Canyon Overlook

Every year about mid to late February when the temperatures creep up to the 40s and sometimes even 50s, I start to get the itch to get out and explore this beautiful area we live in!  Two weekends ago it … Continue reading

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Cave Towers- Mule Canyon

In the past few years House on Fire Ruin in Mule Canyon has become a very popular destination for hikers and photographers, but I think few who visit are aware of the nearby Cave Towers Ruins located across the highway … Continue reading

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Geocaching in San Juan County, UT!

Up until last fall, I had never gone geocaching.  I’m not sure why, it’s always seemed like something that I would really enjoy.  In fact, my husband and I actually found a cache once when we were still living in … Continue reading

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Things to See & Do in San Juan County, Utah During the Government Shutdown

Unfortunately, our National Parks and Monuments are currently closed due to the government shutdown. Our toll-free information line has been ringing off the hook for the past day and a half with calls from visitors who are about to head … Continue reading

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Muley Point

I first heard of Muley Point a few months after I started working in this office.  My boss had asked me to translate a Japanese powerpoint presentation that had been given to him by the Japanese Market Representative for the … Continue reading

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