Tag Archives: Rock Art

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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Monarch Cave- Comb Ridge

Our mid-February through early March weather was AMAZING this year- perfect for getting out and doing some pre-spring hikes.  We were in high ‘show season’ in our office (Jan-March every year when we attend Travel, Sportsman’s, Adventure & Gear shows … 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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Upcoming Event: Winter Solstice Paleo-Bison Burning in Bluff

Two years ago the town of Bluff hosted a unique event on the Winter Solstice- a Mammoth Effigy Burning.  Two local artists, Joe Pachak and JR Lancaster, with the help of some Bluff residents, built a 16 foot mammoth out … Continue reading

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Procession Panel- Butler Wash

I’ve been getting requests for a hiking entry from some of my regular readers, so here it is!  We haven’t hiked nearly as much as we used to in the two years since our son was born, and for some … 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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Moon House Ruin

Almost immediately after my husband and I moved to Monticello, we started to notice that every time we met someone and told them we liked to hike, they would tell us that we had to hike to Moon House Ruin.  … Continue reading

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