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28th Annual Bison Range Ride…

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
This annual event is an opportunity to view one of the nation’s largest and oldest public herds as horseback…
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Arsenic and Old Lace

Oct 17, 2014 - Nov 3 , 2014
The PG Players will continue their 30th anniversary celebration by bringing back another comedy classic, Arsenic and…
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Oct24

Brent Godfrey Solo Exhibiton

Oct 16, 2014 - Nov 15 , 2014
In "Personae" Godfrey reflects upon who we are as individuals and communities. His figures move through…
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Oct24

Catch Me If You Can

Oct 8, 2014 - Nov 29 , 2014
A Regional Premiere! Fresh from Broadway! This high-flying musical sings the true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr. ...is he…
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Oct24

Cornbelly's Corn Maze and…

Oct 3, 2014 - Nov 1 , 2014
Cornbelly's is Utah's most popular Halloween destination. You're sure to be lost, laughin' and lovin it…
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Oct24

Creatures of the Night

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24 , 2014
Bring the whole family for a non-scary, outdoor adventure.  • Learn about native creepy creatures like owls,…
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Oct24

Damn Yankees

Oct 2, 2014 - Nov 22 , 2014
This rousing musical about America's favorite pastime knocks it out of the park! Hit songs and doubleheaders tell…
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Oct24

Dancing Across Utah

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24 , 2014
daCi Utah is an organization focused on providing high quality dance experiences for students and their families. By…
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Oct24

Dash in the Dark 5K

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24 , 2014
 The Utah State University Botanical Center will be hosting their first annual Dash in the Dark 5k on Friday,…
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Oct24

Fall Church Music Festival

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24 , 2014
Program featuring a variety of instrumental and vocal works received through the annual Church Music Submission.
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Oct24

Gallery Stroll

Oct 17, 2014 - Nov 21 , 2014
Galleries across Salt Lake are open for the public to meet artists and browse the exciting and thriving visual arts…
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Oct24

Gallery Walk

Oct 10, 2014 - Jan 1 , 2037
Presented by the Cache Valley Center for the Arts, the Gallery Walk occurs in downtown Logan on the second Friday of…
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Oct24

Hallow's Eve Exhibit

Oct 14, 2014 - Nov 9 , 2014
"Hallow's Eve" Exhibit at the Urban Arts Gallery The Utah Arts Alliance is proud to present…
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Oct24

Halloween Carnival

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 24 , 2014
Midvale Halloween Carnival at Copperview Rec Center.
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Oct24

Halloween Lift Rides

Oct 23, 2014 - Nov 1 , 2014
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Sundance while you soar over Halloween themed scenes and are greeted by costume-clad…
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Horseback Riding, Monument Valley, Navajo Nation, Utah, Butte, Red Rock

Horseback Riding In Monument Valley

One of the most photographed places in the world, Navajo Nation's Monument Valley Park contains fragile pinnacles of rock, buttes and mesas, with miles of windblown sand.

Trail Rides

With networks of horseback riding trails to destinations throughout all of Utah's six National Forests, four out of five of our National Parks, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Antelope Island State Park and hundreds of thousands of acres of public lands, the true splendor and variety of riding opportunities makes an excellent destination for the equine enthusiast.

In the hottest months of the summer, many riders choose to experience the majesty of Utah's alpine riding experience. For instance, riding the High Uinta Wilderness allows for exploring a remote wilderness area, consisting of pristine alpine basins of pine forests and aspen groves, countless scenic alpine lakes, surrounded by the state's highest summits.

As the temperatures begin to cool down, Utah's canyon country, most of which is in the southern part of the state, becomes the preferred setting for many riders. A seemingly endless network of serpentine canyons full of many hues of reds, oranges, yellows and lavenders, rock spires, mesas, plateaus, arches, and natural bridges, conjures feelings of the Old West.

Here, riders may begin to sense they're sharing the trails with Butch Cassidy and his Wild Bunch en route to hidden passages and hideouts, following a heist. Some riders may even choose to book a themed trip on a vintage train bound to be overtaken by outlaws under the shadows of the awesome, the breathtaking Mt. Timpanogos. Other riders may choose to hire a guide and ride the desert wilderness for a multi-day trip in and around Capitol Reef National Park, and the nights either by ATV supplied camps or trotting from inn to inn. The horseback riding trails, guides and outfitters, including detailed information could fill the pages of a sizeable book.

For Guides and Outfitters that offer horseback riding, go to www.visitutah.com/guides-outfitters

 

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