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2019 Yoga Series With Granogi

Posted on: May 6th, 2019

The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the Utah State Parks 2019 Yoga Series with Granogi, an outdoor adventure yoga company. Utah’s 44 state parks are packed full of outdoor adventure options and Granogi’s outdoor yoga is just one more way people can take full advantage of the beauty Utah has […]

10 Things to Remember Before Snowmobiling

Posted on: February 11th, 2019

Planning to hit your favorite trails on the snowmobile this weekend? Us too! After all, Utah is home to some of the best snow on earth, and it’s the perfect place to enjoy some outdoor fun. This is by no means an all-inclusive list, but covers the essentials for snowmobile safety. . 1. Check avalanche […]

2019 Starvation Ice Derby

Posted on: January 28th, 2019

STARVATION STATE PARK — Join us at Starvation State Park on February 9, 2019, for the popular Starvation Ice Derby.  This tournament consists of both walleye and trout categories – with $1000 in total prises.   The event will kickoff at 7:30 am and run until 12:30 pm. Registration is first-come-first-served and begins at 6:30 am. It […]

Total Lunar Eclipse Events

Posted on: January 15th, 2019

The Lunar Eclipse is coming! On Sunday, January 20, 2019, the moon will enter a full lunar eclipse. Join us for this exciting event at two Utah State Parks. Both Dead Horse Point State Park and Antelope Island State Park will be hosting special eclipse viewings that are open to the public. Full moons come once […]

Winterfest Events 2019

Posted on: January 7th, 2019

It’s 2019! With snow on the ground and adventure in the air, now is the perfect time for some wintertime fun. Not sure where to start? Don’t worry, Wasatch Mountain, East Canyon, and Bear Lake State Parks have got you covered.     Wasatch Mountain State Park Winterfest Jan. 12, 2019 Head on up to Midway […]

First Day Hikes 2019

Posted on: December 29th, 2018

Utah State Parks is kicking off 2019 with another installment of our annual First Day Hikes on New Years Day. This year we are hosting hikes at four different state parks: Antelope Island State Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, Great Salt Lake State Park, and Fremont Indian State Park Museum. Antelope Island State Park […]

The 2018 Antelope Island Bison Roundup is Here!

Posted on: October 15th, 2018

ANTELOPE ISLAND STATE PARK – Cowboys yelling at one another as their horses gallop through dirt and sagebrush. The sharp crack of whips echoing through the air.  The thunderous rumble of over 700 Great American Bison charging across an open plain. This is the Antelope Island Bison Roundup. Hosted each year at Antelope Island State Park, the […]

Dead Horse Point Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Campground

Posted on: September 29th, 2018

DEAD HORSE POINT STATE PARK — Great news coming out of Dead Horse Point State Park. The park hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the opening of a new campground. While the Wingate Campground has been open to the public since the beginning of April, the park chose to host the event later on […]

Utah State Parks Welcomes 2 New Park Rangers

Posted on: September 27th, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation welcomed two new rangers to the state parks family today. Both Cameron Savage and Gage Hoogerveldt completed the required Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training courses and were sworn in as official Park Rangers. Cameron Savage was raised in Independence, Iowa and graduated from the […]

Stop Propeller Cuts – These Tips Can Save Your Life

Posted on: September 19th, 2018

Utah has seen too many propeller cuts this boating season, and the Utah State Parks Boating Program wants to help put a stop to it. Propeller cuts can severely injure – and even kill. A typical three-blade boat propeller running at 3,200 rpm can inflict 160 impacts in one second. If your leg, arm, torso, […]