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10 Summer Safety Tips From Utah State Parks

Posted on: May 24th, 2024

Utah’s state parks are calling your name this summer, promising spectacular landscapes and epic outdoor delights. But before you dive head-first into the excitement, let’s make sure you’re all set for a safe and memorable experience. Whether you are hitting the trails, riding the waves, or soaking up the sun, we’ve got ten essential summer […]

Staying Safe This Labor Day

Posted on: September 2nd, 2022

September 2, 2022 Heading out this weekend to soak up the last sun-filled days of summer? It’s no secret that it’s HOT out there. With Labor Day weekend almost upon us, Utah State Parks has some tips to help you enjoy your extended holiday safely.  General Safety Tips Tell someone where you are going and […]

Staying Safe in the Heat

Posted on: July 22nd, 2022

It’s HOT out there. While summer might have you wanting to head outside for some fun, venturing out in extreme heat without understanding the risks can put you in a life-threatening situation.  To help you stay safe, the Utah Division of State Parks has put together these 10 tips for safely recreating in the heat: […]

Summer Holiday Safety Tips

Posted on: June 30th, 2022

Nothing better than celebrating a summer holiday with your friends and family at your favorite state park, right? We agree! But as you might already know, holidays are some of the busiest times at our parks. Larger crowds always mean a greater chance of incidents. Be prepared in advance with these helpful tips, so you […]

Winter Hiking Tips for Beginners

Posted on: February 8th, 2022

A peaceful blanket of snow covering a stunning Utah landscape is something everyone ought to experience at least once! From snowmobiling to backcountry skiing, there are countless ways to enjoy our frigid wonderland. But winter hiking might seem a little intimidating if you haven’t done it before. We’re here to help put your mind at […]

Should Boaters Take First-Aid, CPR Courses?

Posted on: April 9th, 2018

The short answer? YES! Many responsible boat operators take a certified course in first aid and CPR. Doing so enables you to respond quickly in emergency situations and to provide immediate care until the victim can seek medical treatment. When out boating, it can take a long time to get medical help, so be prepared! […]

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. This is by no means an all-inclusive list; but rather, things we consider especially important to remember. 1. Check avalanche […]

What To Expect When You Fall In Cold Water

Posted on: October 27th, 2016

You’ve heard our tips on how to be safe when out boating on Cold Water; but sometimes things happen, and you can find yourself in a bad situation. Unless you’ve directly experienced it before, it’s hard to imagine what being immersed in cold water actually feels like. For example, it is a common misunderstanding that […]

Tips: Boating in Cold Water

Posted on: October 19th, 2016

Temperatures are dropping, which means so is the water at your favorite Utah boating spots. So, before heading out, we’ve put together some tips to help keep you safe and warm. Boating season is almost over, so get out and enjoy yourself before the ice comes in! 1) Check the Weather Check at least 3 […]

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 […]