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Most of Utah Now in Fire Restrictions

Posted on: June 29th, 2017

(Utah Interagency Fire) — The State of Utah is experiencing high temperatures, low humidity, and high fire danger. The Great Basin Coordination Center’s Predictive Services indicates these conditions will extend throughout the next several weeks and likely into the fall. Because of this and since there has been an unusually high number of human-caused fires throughout the state […]

Book Your Spot For Danger Cave Tours!

Posted on: April 27th, 2017

Utah State Parks is hosting two guided tours of Danger Cave State Park Heritage Area on May 6th, 2017, in conjunction with Utah’s Archaeology and Preservation Month. Cost is $15 per person–inclusive of service fee. Tickets are purchased through Utah State Parks reservation service Reserve America. All participants must have a valid ticket to go on the […]

Join A Real Paleontological Dig This Summer!

Posted on: April 26th, 2017

The Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum is offering a Fossil Field School from June 19 – 23, 2017.  This expedition is the experience of a lifetime!  Be aware that this dig and expedition is the REAL DEAL and not for the timid. Travel with staff paleontologists and historians for five days to five different […]

Antelope Island is ‘Dark Sky’ Certified

Posted on: April 21st, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY – After many months of waiting, Antelope Island State Park has officially been awarded the title of “International Dark Sky Park” by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA). A park is only given this designation after IDA staff have reviewed the area and have found it to possess “exceptional or distinguished quality of […]

Strawberry Reservoir Incident & Ice Safety Tips

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017

WASATCH COUNTY – Three people fell through the ice at Strawberry Reservoir Wednesday morning while heading out on their snowmobiles to ice fish. Thankfully, those who had fallen through the ice were able to get themselves out by the time Utah State Parks rangers responded to the area. However, this is not always the case, […]

A Look Back – Snow Canyon State Park

Posted on: March 10th, 2017

Snow Canyon State Park — A local favorite and a must-see to visitors, Snow Canyon gives recreators a variety of stunning scenery and outdoor recreation opportunities. Contrary to what its name suggests, there is not much snow to be found in Snow Canyon, even in the deep winter months. Located in Southern Utah, just minutes north […]

Join Us at the 2017 Boat Show and Win!

Posted on: February 8th, 2017

SANDY — The 2017 Utah Boat Show & Watersports Expo runs from Feb. 9-12! Here at Utah State Parks, we are gearing up to help provide you with some need-to-know info, updated rules, and even some awesome prizes. This year, we are giving away multiple life jackets to some lucky winners. Keep reading to learn […]

A Look Back – Bear Lake State Park

Posted on: January 27th, 2017

BEAR LAKE STATE PARK — For anyone wanting to have a true outdoor experience, Bear Lake State Park should be one of their first stops. It has been called the Carribean of Utah, and for good reason. This state park has been a favorite of both locals and visitors since it was established in 1962; […]

TOP 10 Things You Need to Remember Before Snowmobiling

Posted on: January 25th, 2017

Planning to hit your favorite trails on the snowmobile this weekend? Us to! After all, Utah is home to some of the best snow on earth, and the perfect place to enjoy some outdoor fun. Before you rev up your engine and head out, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 things you […]

60 Miles for 60 Years Challenge

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017

SNOW CANYON STATE PARK – In celebration of the Utah State Park system’s 60th anniversary, Snow Canyon State Park is excited to launch their 60 Miles for 60 Years Challenge. Beginning on January 23, 2017, and running through November 11, 2017, visitors are encouraged to hike any combination of designated trails in Snow Canyon to […]