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28th Annual Bison Range Ride…

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Brent Godfrey Solo Exhibiton

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Brigham Young University…

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Catch Me If You Can

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Cemetery Clues

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Cornbelly's Corn Maze and…

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Damn Yankees

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Deewali, Festival of Lights

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Fall Family Festival

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Ghosts of Camp Floyd

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Is Camp Floyd haunted? Participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd. Learn ghost hunting…
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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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Halloween Concert with…

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
Kensington  Symphony Orchestra presents their annual family-friendly Halloween Concert. Join them as they present…
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Halloween Lift Rides

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Blanding, Utah, Native American, Ruins

Blanding

Blanding is a gateway city to Utah's Canyon Country where you can enjoy red rock canyons, alpine meadows, ancient Native American sites, and the nearby Lake Powell marinas.

Blanding, Utah

Blanding mixes cowboy culture with Native American and prehistoric. Edge of the Cedars State Park & Museum is the only sanctioned repository for ancient artifacts in the Four Corners region. The museum showcases Ancestral Puebloan culture with contemporary Native American and the largest display of artifacts in the Four Corners. The Dinosaur Museum is an accredited federal fossil repository, with a collection of life-size dinosaur models, skeletons, fossilized dinosaur skin, and a huge petrified tree which is over 250 million years old. The Pioneer Museum, within the Blanding Visitor Center, presents more recent artifacts from the European settlers to the area. The museum also houses a delightful display of locally-created quilts.  Blanding is the beginning of the Trail of the Ancients National Scenic Byway. Blanding hosts the Hillman Triathlon in July, the Four Corners Indian Art Market in May, the Fourth of July Celebration, and co-hosts the San Juan ATV Safari in September.

Family Fun Adventures
The Edge of the Cedars Museum exhibits include a collection of prehistoric pottery and an on-site Puebloan ruin over 1,000 years old, 660 West 400 North, (435) 678-2238.   

The Dinosaur Museum offers family fun and learning, too, (435) 678-3454.

View accommodations in the Blanding area:

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Abajo Haven Guest Ranch
Best Western Gateway
  • 88 East Center Street
  • Blanding, UT 84511
  • Region: Southern
  • Phone: 435-678-2278
BLUE MOUNTAIN RV PARK
Cadillac Ranch RV Park
  • 640 East Main
  • Blanding, UT 84511
  • Region: Southern
  • Phone: 435-672-2262
Cliff Palace Motel
Comb Wash
  • 12 miles W of Blanding on Hwy 95
  • Blanding, UT 84511
  • Region: Southern
Comfort Inn of Blanding
Cottonwood Cabins & RV Park
Decker House Inn
  • 189 North 3rd East
  • Blanding, UT 84511
  • Region: Southern
  • Phone: 435-672-2304
Four Corners Inn
Gateway Inn Blanding
Goosenecks State Park
Hovenweep National Monument
Prospector Motor Lodge
  • 591 South Highway 191
  • Blanding, UT 84511
  • Region: Southern
  • Phone: 435-678-3231
Stone Lizard Lodging
Super 8 Motel - Blanding
Westerner RV Trailer Park

 


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