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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

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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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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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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