1-800-200-1160
Summer Travel Guide

Order FREE Travel Guides

Special Offers

Find Accommodations

Hotels, B&Bs, Campsites and more.

Hotels & Lodging »

Scenic Byways Widget

Utah's Scenic Byways

Featured Events

Sep05

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…
See More »
Sep08

Phun with Physics

Jan 13, 2014 - Oct 13 , 2014
Live physics demos like you have never seen before! What do balloons, bicycle wheels, liquid nitrogen, flowers and a…
See More »
 

 

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:

Click to Show Map
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

 


View Larger Map
Bookmark and Share

 

86°
Partly Cloudy
86° F Partly Cloudy
Sep 2
h 85°    L 67°
Mighty 5 Landing Bug
Test

Back to Nature

Explore Birding, Fishing and Hunting Options

Nature & Wildlife »