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Utah State Parks Yoga Series with Granogi

Posted on: April 3rd, 2018

The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the kickoff of the Utah State Parks Yoga Series with Granogi, an outdoor adventure and 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 […]

Volunteers ‘Spring’ Into Action With Trail Cleanup

Posted on: April 3rd, 2018

BOUNTIFUL — Spring is officially here, and our volunteers are out ensuring our beautiful trails are ready for the coming season. The group of 27, led by Ty Bolton from the Utah Toyota Offroad Expo – along with his family, worked together to pick up trash at multiple locations along the “Bountiful B” trailhead, Buckland Flats, and […]

Echo State Park Has A Manager!

Posted on: April 2nd, 2018

ECHO STATE PARK — The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation is proud to announce that Eric Bradshaw has been chosen as the manager for both Echo State Park and Rockport State Park. A native of Logan Utah, Eric earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Management from Utah State University, as well as a Master’s […]

Win $250 For Your Next Group Trail Project Through ExtremeTerrain

Posted on: March 19th, 2018

Here at Utah State Parks, we love the outdoors and are committed to spreading awareness about keeping our trails clean and leaving no trace. We often post about committed volunteers who donate their time and energy to cleaning up recreation areas across Utah. From building kiosks and installing fences, all the way to patrolling trails and […]

Moab Friends for Wheelin’ ‘Crawls’ Into 2018 With Trail Project

Posted on: March 19th, 2018

MOAB — Whoever said the government and private citizens couldn’t work together never met the Moab Friends for Wheelin’ or the Moab BLM Field Office. Both groups met at the Moab Rim, a popular multi-use trail. The volunteer work they did throughout that day would benefit the thousands of OHV enthusiasts, mountain bikers, and hikers who […]

Fred Hayes, Director of the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation, has Passed Away

Posted on: March 2nd, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY — Mike Styler, executive director of the Utah Department of Natural Resources, announced today that Fred Hayes, director of the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation, passed away this afternoon at his home in Heber City. The cause of death remains unknown. Hayes was appointed division director in 2012 and has been instrumental in […]

Public Comment for Echo State Park

Posted on: February 23rd, 2018

From the Bureau of Reclamation JORDANELLE STATE PARK (BOR) – On March 1, 2018, the Bureau of Reclamation will host a public meeting regarding the design and construction of new state park facilities at Echo Reservoir. The purpose of the meeting is to solicit public comment on park designs. The meeting will begin with a short […]

Utah Lake State Park Updates 2/20

Posted on: February 20th, 2018

PROVO – As of February 20, 2018, Utah Lake State Park remains closed due to ongoing construction activities associated with dredging the marina. Marina dredging is an important part of ongoing park maintenance and is a rather large undertaking.  Because of this, it was determined for safety reasons and with no facilities available to the […]

Valentine’s Star-Struck Event

Posted on: February 15th, 2018

EAST CANYON STATE PARK — Valentine’s Day may have just passed by, but the celebrations have not! Join us at East Canyon State Park this Friday night for an event to remember. Hop in the car with that special someone and head up into the mountains. We will have telescopes available for those who do not have their […]

Public Notice: Board of Utah State Parks and Recreation Meeting

Posted on: February 15th, 2018

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