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Hiking, Kayaking, Ice Fishing & More Winter Fun in Utah's State Parks

Posted on January 3, 2014 9:40AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Nine destinations to add to your life list: from hiking Antelope Island to ice fishing the Wasatch Back, Utah's state parks offer a wide range of winter activities.

First Day Hikes in five of Utah's state parks kicked off 2014 the right way and four state park reservoirs are hosting an ice-fishing tournament.

Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Out and About on Thanksgiving

Posted on November 27, 2013 2:13PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Turkey or no turkey, take advantage of a great weekend in Utah. With clement weather in the valleys and snow on the mountains, there's outdoor adventure or indoor culture for every taste.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Nebo Loop National Scenic Byway

Posted on October 23, 2013 3:00PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

"Get up early, get the family together and pull the old classic out of the garage." Auto tourism and classic hikes in the crisp fall air of the Mount Nebo National Scenic Byway.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

The Stansbury Island Experience

Posted on May 7, 2013 6:41AM by Jay Kinghorn

The dry grasses rustled noisily around my ankles as the smell of salt, earth and desert mingled in the breeze. Below, the Great Salt Lake reflected hues of turquoise and deep blue as a lone pickup ...
Author: Jay Kinghorn

Jay Kinghorn is the newest member of the Utah Office of Tourism team. He arrived in Utah first as a tourist, then as a transplant. His adventures big-wall climbing have largely been replaced with fatherly expeditions with his wife and two year old, though he still gets out mountain biking and trail running on a regular basis.

Ladies Getaway in Arches National Park

Posted on April 24, 2013 12:51PM by Rebecca Katz

I always love being able to tell people that I work for the Utah Office of Tourism because I almost always get the same response, “How cool! I love Utah!” No matter how many times I hear it, ...
Author: Rebecca Katz

Rebecca Katz is a Utah native, born and raised in Park City, and has been adventuring around the state with travel media for the Utah Office of Tourism for seven years now. If you can't find her at her desk working away on our public relations, you will find her in the mountains skiing, biking, climbing and hiking with her dog Berkeley.

Zion National Park: Bad Weather Brings Great Memories

Posted on April 22, 2013 12:20PM by Jay Kinghorn

Utahs' Mighty 5 National Parks, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches and Canyonlands are all characterized by a dry, desert climate. For most of the year, precipitation is scarce, with blue skies ...
Author: Jay Kinghorn

Jay Kinghorn is the newest member of the Utah Office of Tourism team. He arrived in Utah first as a tourist, then as a transplant. His adventures big-wall climbing have largely been replaced with fatherly expeditions with his wife and two year old, though he still gets out mountain biking and trail running on a regular basis.

Canyonlands: Desert Solitude is Strong Medicine

Posted on April 22, 2013 10:59AM by Ben Dodds

Two summers ago, when I leaned over to tie my son's shoes, it felt as though a dagger plunged into my lower back. My thoughts immediately jumped to the trip I had planned just two weeks later ...
Author: Ben Dodds

 

Ben Dodds, an official Utah of Tourism blogger, can often be found exploring and recreating in Utah's wild places with his two young boys, Maxwell and David.