Utah State Parks Blog

Boating Safety Quiz Contest

Posted on: May 21st, 2016

Time Travel at State Parks and Win $100 Maverik Gas Card

Posted on: May 2nd, 2016

BREAKING NEWS!  Maverik, Adventure’s First Stop® Is Now the Time Traveler’s First Stop! Those of you who won’t be using a worm hole, impulse drive, hot tub, rocket sled, time turner, flux capacitor or TARDIS for your time travel will be happy to hear that Maverik has stepped in to help sponsor the Utah State […]

Win $1,500 in Prizes at Palisade Fishing Tournament

Posted on: May 2nd, 2016

Saturday, May 7, 2016 7:00am – 3:00pm You don’t want to miss this event!  More than $1,500 in prizes will be awarded, with the first place prize going to the person who catches the largest measured fish. With it’s stunning desert like landscape featuring red cliffs and green trees coupled with the cool blue waters of the […]

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Time Traveler Selfie Contest

Posted on: April 27th, 2016

Join us as we travel back in time to learn more about our Heritage Parks and Areas across Utah! Travel back in time 100 years to 200,000,000 years at Utah State Parks Time Travel Portals (listed below) and you could win a one year pass to our State Parks and other fun prizes! Just gear up […]

Danger Cave Tour Reservations Go Live Tomorrow!

Posted on: April 25th, 2016

Take a step back in time at this years Danger Cave Tours! These tours are widely popular, and reservations open up on APRIL 26, 2016 at 1 p.m. (Attempts to reserve before then will take you to an error message) Come learn the history of the archaeology the caves along with fascinating information about the […]

Celebrate Utah – Casey Enjoys Sand Hollow State Park

Posted on: April 20th, 2016

(KUTV) Meet the newest member of the Utah state park family! Sand Hollow State Park. Sand Hollow State Park opened in 2003 to the public. After a quick glance you can see why it’s becoming one of the most popular Utah destinations. Sand Hollow has 16,000 acres of sand dunes and a beautiful lake with […]

Jedediah Smith Monument Dedication

Posted on: April 14th, 2016

Fremont Indian State Park & Museum – April 23, 2016; 11 a.m. – FREE CLEAR CREEK CANYON — History buffs and tourists have a new reason to visit the Fishlake National Forest and Fremont Indian State Park thanks to a monument of Jedediah Smith. The marker, located on the Fillmore Ranger District, is set to be dedicated Saturday, […]

Top 10 Tips: Getting Your Boat Ready For Summer

Posted on: April 7th, 2016

Most Utah boats have been unused for 3-4 months, and spring is upon us, so here are our Top 10 pieces of advice for making sure your boat is summer-ready! If you are not mechanically inclined, or if you are unfamiliar of your boats mechanical standards, there is time to schedule a tune-up with a […]

Send You Scout On The Adventure of a Lifetime

Posted on: April 6th, 2016

Johnston’s Army Adventure Camp is designed for Boy Scouts age 11 and up and offers an authentic and unique hands-on adventure at the Camp Floyd State Park and Museum! Scouts travel back in time to 1858 – 1861 and enter the world of a soldier with Johnston’s Army at Camp Floyd in the Utah Territory. […]

Sixth Grader Pushes for Changes in Life Jacket Laws

Posted on: March 30th, 2016

MOAB – Given time to think, many of us could think of multiple things we would like to see change; whether it is a law, a rule, or a personal change. However, few ever act on that initial desire and things in motion. Brett Reed, a sixth grade student from Moab, is not one to […]