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Park of the Week: Utah Lake State Park

Posted on: March 14th, 2016

A favorite to many across the state and the country, Utah Lake State Park is famous for its recreation and sporting opportunities based around – you guessed it – Utah Lake. Spanning an area of 148.4 square miles, Utah Lake is the largest freshwater lake in the state and one of the largest in the […]

Park of the Week: Piute State Park

Posted on: March 7th, 2016

Nestled in the heart of Utah, Piute State Park is a favorite to many who prefer quiet getaways in a natural setting, away from the hustle and bustle of big crowds and modern technology. Resting on cliffs of the Sevier Plateau, Piute State Parks attracts anglers, boaters, OHV riders, and mountain bikers. While this park […]

Park of the Week: Escalante Petrified Forest State Park

Posted on: February 29th, 2016

Camping spots nestled in red and green hills set against a blue sky, canoeing on the clear waters and hiking along nature trails through a petrified forest. Sounds great right? Well, you can expect this, and more, when visiting Escalante Petrified Forest State Park. Several trails wind through the 1,350 acre park, and visitors can […]

Park of the Week: Red Fleet State Park

Posted on: February 22nd, 2016

  Everybody loves a good hike, especially one with beautiful scenery; but how many hikes can you think of that involve 200-million-year old dinosaur tracks. Here at Red Fleet State Park, that is exactly what you can do. Long ago, dinosaurs inhabited the land in and around what is present day Vernal, leaving Red Fleet […]

Park of the Week: Green River State Park

Posted on: February 16th, 2016

  Built around the tradition of outdoor exploration, golfing, and love for the water, Green River State Park is a solid choice for those wanting an authentic river experience. A favorite among many river runners, Green River State Park allows access to the 120-mile float through Labyrinth and Stillwater Canyons.  This section of the river […]

Park of the Week: Sand Hollow State Park

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016

With warm, blue waters and a gorgeous landscape, Utah’s newest state park is also one of the most popular. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax on the beach, to take your boat out, or for some off-road experiences, Sand Hollow State Park is the place for you. Located just 15-miles east of St. […]

Park of the Week: Kodachrome Basin State Park

Posted on: January 25th, 2016

With red tinged rock formations and incredible blue skies, Kodachrome Basin State Park is an area just begging to be photographed. The breathtaking monolithic sedimentary pipes – also known as chimneys – rise high into the ski; natures natural skyscraper. The state park first got its name following a 1948 National Geographic Society exploration, where […]

Park of the Week: Goblin Valley State Park

Posted on: January 19th, 2016

  Showcasing some of the most interesting and beautiful scenery the planet has to offer, Goblin Valley State Park has been a must-visit destination for families, adventurers, scientists, and even Hollywood movie productions. Pictographs and petroglyphs present in the Goblin Valley area contain evidence of multiple Native American cultures; including the Fremont, Paiutes and Ute […]

Park of the Week: Rockport State Park

Posted on: January 5th, 2016

With cool waters and year-round activities, Rockport State Park is an ideal get-away for those wanting to spend their time fishing, cross country skiing, boating or looking to photograph some local wildlife. Located just a hop skip and jump east of Salt Lake City, Rockport State Park offers amenities and activities for the whole family […]

Park of the Week: Jordanelle State Park

Posted on: December 28th, 2015

Perched above the beautiful Heber Valley, Jordanelle State Park offers a variety of recreational opportunities. Whether you plan on camping, boating, fishing, snowshoeing, or hiking, this park has something for you. This state park features three separate recreation areas: Hailstone, Rock Cliff, and Ross Creek. Each of these areas provides access to specific areas of […]