Tag Archives: National 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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Target Ruin & Ballroom Cave

We always have a week or so of awesome weather in the beginning of March, and this year we were lucky to have just over two straight weeks of warm, sunny days!  On the first weekend of our stretch of … Continue reading

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Natural Bridges National Monument

As promised in my post last month on the Astronomy Program at Natural Bridges National Monument, I’m re-visiting Natural Bridges to post a little more on the bridges themselves. By now I’ve probably been to Natural Bridges about 8-10 times … Continue reading

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Astronomy Program at Natural Bridges National Monument

Last night my husband and I drove out to Natural Bridges National Monument for the twice-a-week ranger led astronomy program they offer each summer.  We had gone once before, but it was in 2009 when we first moved here, so … Continue reading

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San Juan County Junior Passport Program

The San Juan County Economic Development & Visitor Services office is launching a new promotional campaign this summer to encourage local students & their families, to get out and enjoy all the parks, monuments, museums, and attractions we have right … Continue reading

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