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Anglers MUST Release Bluegill Caught at Steinaker, Pelican Lake

Posted on: October 30th, 2019

From: The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources SALT LAKE CITY — Beginning Oct. 14, 2019, anglers must immediately release any bluegill they catch while fishing at Steinaker Reservoir and Pelican Lake. The bluegill is a popular sportfish that’s relatively small and easy to catch. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Director Mike Fowlks issued the emergency […]

Dark Sky Ride at Fremont Indian State Park

Posted on: October 2nd, 2019

Join us on Saturday, October 19 at Fremont Indian State Park for our first-ever Dark Sky OHV Ride. The event kicks off at 1 p.m. with the OHV ride. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. The day will end with a special dark sky presentation at 7 p.m. by ancient astronomy expert John Lundwall, […]

Hiker Encounters Bison at Antelope Island State Park

Posted on: September 28th, 2019

SYRACUSE, UT — On Friday, at approximately 7:30 p.m., a 22-year-old woman from Davis County, UT encountered a Bison while running with a male friend on the Lakeside trail on Antelope Island State Park.  Witnesses to the incident reported park staff that the trail runner was running on an established park trail. Off in the […]

Over 2,700 Boats Inspected at Lake Powell Labor Day Weekend

Posted on: September 4th, 2019

From the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources: SALT LAKE CITY — Law enforcement officers, biologists and technicians for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources had a busy Labor Day weekend, working to prevent invasive quagga mussels from spreading. A total of 2,766 boats were inspected at Lake Powell and in the surrounding area from Aug. […]

New Wagons, Campers Available Now!

Posted on: July 23rd, 2019

Pioneer Day is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than by staying the night at one of our new Conestoga wagon or camping trailer campgrounds? Experience our take on an old west classic at East Canyon State Park. These new wagons feature a king-size bed as well as a twin bunk […]

Name Released of Teen Who Died In UTV Accident

Posted on: July 18th, 2019

SAND MOUNTAIN OHV AREA — The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation is releasing the name of the teenager who died Wednesday following a UTV accident in the BLM Sand Mountain OHV Area adjacent to Sand Hollow State Park. At approximately 2:45 p.m. park rangers responded to the sand dunes within the BLM Sand Mountain […]

Teen Dies In UTV Accident At BLM Sand Mountain OHV Area

Posted on: July 17th, 2019

SAND MOUNTAIN OHV AREA — A teenager died today following a UTV accident in the BLM Sand Mountain OHV Area adjacent to Sand Hollow State Park. At approximately 2:45 p.m. park rangers responded to the sand dunes within the BLM Sand Mountain OHV Area after receiving reports of a UTV crash involving a family from […]

Over 2000 Contacts, 160 Citations Issued Following Operation Dry Water

Posted on: July 11th, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY — In an effort to decrease the amount of DUI’s both on and off the water this last holiday weekend, law enforcement officers joined forces to fight back as part of 2019 Operation Dry Water. From July 5–7, rangers from the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation and officers from the United […]

Man Dies in UTV Accident at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

Posted on: June 27th, 2019

CORAL PINK SAND DUNES STATE PARK — An Arizona man is dead following a UTV accident Wednesday night at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park. At approximately 9:25 p.m. 46-year-old Mark Lynn Allred from Cottonwood, Arizona, was riding a Utility Terrain Vehicle at the northern end of the sand dunes when the accident occurred. At […]

Officials Recover Body of Logan Man at Gunlock State Park

Posted on: June 1st, 2019

GUNLOCK STATE PARK — Officials have located the body of the man who died at Gunlock State Park after jumping from the top of the waterfalls. Emergency crews first responded to Gunlock State Park Friday afternoon after receiving reports that Brandon Gary Johnson had been jumping from the top of the waterfalls into the water […]