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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 […]

Join us at Johnston’s Army Encampment

Posted on: May 21st, 2019

Camp Floyd State Park Museum is gearing up to host  Johnston’s Army Encampment on Memorial Day Weekend.  The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army.  Come see re-enactors drill and fire period muskets, listen to live music, and tour the camp and learn […]

OHV Advisory Council Seeking New Representative

Posted on: March 27th, 2019

The Utah State Parks OHV Advisory Council is seeking a new Off-Highway Motorcycle Representative. The purpose of the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Advisory Council is to represent various user groups as decisions are made regarding OHV laws, rules and programs. The council meets up to four times a year and makes recommendations and suggestions to maximize […]

Officials Recover Body from Willard Bay

Posted on: February 27th, 2019

WILLARD BAY STATE PARK — After a day of searching, officials successfully recovered the body of a man from Willard Bay on Wednesday. Utah State Parks rangers, along with responders from Box Elder County and the Willard City Fire Department, first responded to Willard Bay State Park on Tuesday, February 26 after receiving information that […]