Tag Archives: Off the Beaten Path

Indian Creek Falls

Water in the desert is a beautiful thing.  Growing up in Oregon and on the coast in Southeast Alaska, I never realized how much I took water for granted until I moved to the desert.  In Oregon we call rain, … Continue reading

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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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2016 San Juan ATV Safari- Elk Ridge Trail Ride

After the designation of Bears Ears National Monument in the end of December, our office was hit pretty hard with calls, many from ATVers, asking about the status of the ATV trails in our county.  Many people seemed to assume … Continue reading

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Back Room Tour at Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum

A few weeks ago I got to go on one of the coolest tours ever- a back room tour of Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum!  If you follow my blog, you’ll remember the trip out to Arch Canyon … 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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Swinging Bridge to Sand Island on the San Juan River

It’s been five long, dry years, but I’m ecstatic to report that a few weeks ago my family floated the San Juan River for the first time since before my son was born!  My son is now four years old, … Continue reading

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Grand Opening of the Canyon Country Discovery Center in Monticello, Utah

The Grand Opening of the Canyon Country Discovery Center was held just about a week and a half ago here in Monticello – I’d been looking forward to it for months!  I joked back in June in my entry on … Continue reading

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