Tag Archives: Scenic Drives

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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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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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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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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