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Oct21

Arts at the Gale

Oct 7, 2014 - Oct 28 , 2014
Free Community Workshops October  -Theatrical Makeup Dates: Oct. 7 - Animal Faces Oct. 21 - Fantasy Oct. 28th -…
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Bird 'n Bites

Oct 21, 2014 - Oct 21 , 2014
You will not want to miss Birds 'n Bites at tracy Aviary. 
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Oct21

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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Oct21

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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Oct21

Cemetery Tours

Oct 21, 2014 - Oct 21 , 2014
Join the park for guided tours of Cedar City's historic cemetery. Learn about prominent individuals who influenced…
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Oct21

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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Oct21

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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Oct21

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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Oct21

Haunted Homestead

Oct 16, 2014 - Oct 22 , 2014
A range of events for the whole family in celebration of the Halloween season
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Oct21

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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Oct21

Piano Concerto Competition…

Oct 21, 2014 - Oct 21 , 2014
Join American West Symphony with this year’s concerto competition winners, directed by Joel Rosenberg with guest…
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Oct21

Resident on Display

Oct 10, 2014 - Nov 25 , 2014
Resident on Display: See the amazing talents of South Jordan residents as they display their artwork and photography.…
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Oct21

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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Oct21

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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Oct21

Thriller

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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Horseback Riding, Antelope Island, Utah, Great Salt Lake, State Park

Horseback Riding on Antelope Island

Whether you participate in a cattle drive, climb soaring mountain trails, or twist through desert canyons, there are many regions of Utah to explore by horseback. Llama and camel too!

Horseback Riding

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, 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, and various wildlife 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. An seemingly endless network of serpentine canyons full of many hues of reds, oranges, yellows and lavenders, rock spires, mesas, plateaus, arches, and natural bridges, onjures 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 and to be taken hostage under the shadows of the awesome, the breathtaking Mt. Timpanogos, the iconic summit of the Wasatch Mountain Range. 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.

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