Tag Archives: Needles District

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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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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The Locals Know… Tips From the People Who Live Here!

One of the best ways for visitors to see what San Juan County has to offer is to ask the people who live here!  I went out and asked a few local residents what they would recommend for visitors to … Continue reading

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Outdoor Utah’s, ‘127 Hours of San Juan County’

Outdoor Utah Adventure Guide has just posted an article, ‘127 Hours of San Juan County’ on their website.  Their outdoor adventure itinerary for San Juan County includes… River trips on the San Juan River with Wild Rivers Expeditions Guided Hikes … Continue reading

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Paul Bunyan’s Potty & Tower Ruin- Canyonlands National Park

Yesterday my husband and I decided to hike to Paul Bunyan’s Potty in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park.  We’ve done quite a bit of hiking down in the Needles in the past (almost) two years that we’ve lived in … Continue reading

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