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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 […]

10 Things to Remember Before Snowmobiling

Posted on: February 11th, 2019

Planning to hit your favorite trails on the snowmobile this weekend? Us too! After all, Utah is home to some of the best snow on earth, and it’s the perfect place to enjoy some outdoor fun. This is by no means an all-inclusive list, but covers the essentials for snowmobile safety. . 1. Check avalanche […]

2019 Starvation Ice Derby

Posted on: January 28th, 2019

STARVATION STATE PARK — Join us at Starvation State Park on February 9, 2019, for the popular Starvation Ice Derby.  This tournament consists of both walleye and trout categories – with $1000 in total prises.   The event will kickoff at 7:30 am and run until 12:30 pm. Registration is first-come-first-served and begins at 6:30 am. It […]

Total Lunar Eclipse Events

Posted on: January 15th, 2019

The Lunar Eclipse is coming! On Sunday, January 20, 2019, the moon will enter a full lunar eclipse. Join us for this exciting event at two Utah State Parks. Both Dead Horse Point State Park and Antelope Island State Park will be hosting special eclipse viewings that are open to the public. Full moons come once […]

First Day Hikes 2019

Posted on: December 29th, 2018

Utah State Parks is kicking off 2019 with another installment of our annual First Day Hikes on New Years Day. This year we are hosting hikes at four different state parks: Antelope Island State Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, Great Salt Lake State Park, and Fremont Indian State Park Museum. Antelope Island State Park […]