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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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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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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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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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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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Ghostbusters (PG, 1984)

Oct 20, 2014 - Oct 20 , 2014
Three unemployed parapsychology professors decide to set up shop as a ghost removal service. But they face their…
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Haunted Hollow

Oct 20, 2014 - Oct 20 , 2014
Draper City's annual fall carnival and Halloween activities. Wear your costume and bring treat bags!
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Here and Over There: The…

Oct 10, 2014 - Dec 7 , 2014
 An exhibition from Special Collections recognizing the history and humanity of World War I,  or The Great…
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Shrek the Musical!

Oct 3, 2014 - Nov 8 , 2014
Everyone's favorite ogre is back in the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar-winning smash hit film. Based…
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Strangling Brothers Haunted…

Oct 4, 2014 - Nov 1 , 2014
Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus will roll into town on Friday, September 12 with a larger and more frightening…
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The Marriage of Figaro

Oct 18, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
Mozart composed “The Marriage of Figaro” in 1786 to a libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. The opera takes place…
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Oct 20, 2014 - Oct 20 , 2014
Thriller is a Halloween Spectacular – it includes all your favorite Halloween characters such as Frankenstein,…
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Oct 10, 2014 - Nov 1 , 2014
Odyssey Dance Theatre is excited to bring its popular Halloween Spectacular Thriller to several locations in…
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Wiggle Worms

Oct 1, 2014 - Oct 29 , 2014
Wiggle Worms is a lively program of stories, songs, shakers and parachutes for infants and toddlers up to 2.5 years of…
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Witch Fest

Oct 1, 2014 - Oct 31 , 2014
Historic Gardner Village in West Jordan gets bewitched for Halloween with dozens of creative life-size witches and fun…
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Mount Timpanogos, Utah, American Fork Canyon

Mount Timpanogos

Mount Timpanogos was designated as a wilderness area in 1984 to protect the flora and fauna unique to this area while encouraging the enjoyment of recreational activities.

Designated Wilderness Areas in Utah

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The High Uintas, Mount Olympus and Dark Canyon are three of Utah's multiple wilderness areas that provide opportunities for the public to enjoy the quiet and solitude of landscapes left wild. Some areas, like Dark Canyon and Box Death Hollow are stunningly remote. Others, like Mount Olympus and Twin Peaks are within a few miles of a major metropolitan area, yet feel a world apart.

Each of Utah's wilderness areas offers a unique experience for the traveler; all are a breath of fresh air.

With more than 1 million acres of federally designated wilderness, no matter where you are in Utah, there's pristine land nearby for hunting, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, backpacking and camping. 

Twin Peaks Wilderness Area
Twin Peaks Wilderness Area, Wasatch Front

To protect the space, motor vehicles and mountain bikes are not permitted. Check with local U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management offices for information and permits, where necessary: 

U.S. Forest Service

Intermountain Region Office
324 25th St.
Ogden, UT 84401
(801) 625-5306

Bureau of Land Management

Utah State Office
440 W. 200 South, Suite 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 539-4001

Forest Service Wilderness Areas 

Acres Location
Mt. Naomi
44,350 Northern Utah
Wellsville Mountains
23,850 Northern Utah
High Uintas
456,705 Northeastern Utah
Mt. Olympus
16,000 Wasatch Front
Twin Peaks
11,463 Wasatch Front
Lone Peak
30,088 Wasatch Front 
10,750 Wasatch Front
Deseret Peak
25,500 Northeastern Utah
Mount Nebo
28,000 Central Utah
Ashdown Gorge 7,000 Southwestern Utah
Cottonwood Forest 2,650 Southwestern Utah
Pine Valley Mountains
50,000 Southwestern Utah
Box-Death Hollow
25,814 Southern Utah
Dark Canyon
45,000 Southeastern Utah

BLM Wilderness Areas

Area Acres Location
Cedar Mountain
Northeastern Utah
Deep Creek 7,500 Southwestern Utah
Red Mountain 18,700 Southwestern Utah
Cottonwood Canyon 11,700 Southwestern Utah
Beaver Dam Mountains 2,600 Southwestern Utah

Cougar Canyon
Doc's Pass
Slaughter Creek 


Southwestern Utah
Zion Wilderness 124,000 Southwestern Utah
Canaan Mountain 44,500 Southwestern utah
Paria Canyon 20,000 Far South
Black Ridge Canyon  5,100 Southeastern Utah