Tag Archives: Scenic Drives

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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Needles Overlook

When I started working at the Welcome Center in Monticello, it quickly became very apparent that people are often confused about the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park, and the Needles Overlook.  People would often talk about them interchangeably as … Continue reading

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2012 Annular Eclipse From Hart Point Road

The Annular Solar Eclipse on Sunday (May 20th, 2012) has been quite the hot topic in San Juan County for the past couple months.  The reason for this was because the southern end of the county was right in the … Continue reading

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Moki Dugway

When I worked at the Southeast Utah Welcome Center in Monticello, I would often have couples come in and say, ‘We just drove up from Monument Valley, WHAT was that road we just drove on?!’ Driving on the Moki Dugway  … Continue reading

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The Making of the ‘San Juan County – Utah’s Canyon Country’ Video

Last fall we were just beginning to work on our new website (which is up and running and can be viewed HERE) and we spent 2 1/2 days working with a photo and video crew shooting all over San Juan … Continue reading

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House on Fire Ruin – South Fork of Mule Canyon

After moving to Monticello, the first hike on Cedar Mesa that my husband and I went on was to House on Fire Ruin.  House on Fire is located in the South Fork of Mule Canyon, and is a well known … Continue reading

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Indian Creek Petroglyphs

Last weekend my husband and I went down into Indian Creek to look for some petroglyphs that we had heard about.  All we knew about them was that they were located on the east side of the road near mile … Continue reading

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