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Oct31

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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Oct31

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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Oct31

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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Oct31

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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Oct31

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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Oct31

Gallery Stroll

Oct 17, 2014 - Dec 5 , 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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Oct31

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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Oct31

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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Oct31

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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Oct31

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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Oct31

Little Shop of Horrors

Oct 15, 2014 - Nov 1 , 2014
 Feed the need for musical hilarity with this delicious sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant.
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Oct31

Living Legends

Jan 10, 2014 - Jan 11 , 2037
For more than 40 years, BYU students with a heritage of Native American, Polynesian and Latin American backgrounds have…
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Oct31

Performing Dance Company

Oct 24, 2014 - Nov 1 , 2014
The Department of Modern Dance at The University of Utah presents an evening of faculty and guest artist choreography…
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Oct31

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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Oct31

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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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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