Southern Utah is known as a summer paradise, but the winters are also fantastic. When cool temperatures roll in, the crowds roll out, and visitors can find solitude while hiking trails and relaxing at overlooks to enjoy stunning sunsets.
Every winter, magazines and social media show skiers slicing through billowy, chest-deep snow. They’re probably in Utah, where favorable terrain and easy access to over a dozen resorts make it possible for locals and guests to find their own powder paradise regardless of time or budget. Even better, you don’t have to be an expert to enjoy The Greatest Snow on Earth®. Just go! Here’s how...
Follow this winter guide through the dune fields and deep canyons of Dixie's parklands and natural wonders in Southeastern Utah.
The snow nestles on desert towers and lingers in the shadows of the canyon walls, a constant reminder of winter. Yet mild daytime temperatures and sunny skies provide a welcome respite from frigid conditions. If winter in southeastern Utah sounds like heaven to you, let the following itinerary inspire you to map out your own weeklong trip through the desert.
Put on your hiking, biking or climbing shoes. We’re walking you through some of the best places to adventure on your trip through Logan Canyon.
Follow Bob Wassom, and a few others, as they raft down the Fisher Towers stretch of water near Moab proving outdoor adventures are for people of all abilities. With the help and resources of the National Ability Center (NAC), this river trek is another chapter in Wassom's story of how Mother Nature has been his great healer, both physically and emotionally.
Camp Floyd State Park offers more than history to those who stick around after dark. With intense dark skies blanketing the atmosphere, stargazers of all ages gather to interact with the galaxy above.
A quick drive from Salt Lake City to Antelope Island to a multi-day excursion deep in Monument Valley, numerous options await stargazers seeking to view the Milky Way of Utah’s pristine and beautiful dark skies.
Follow a historian on a tour of the Transcontinental Railroad Backcountry Byway as he reconstructs forgotten history.
A guided experience canyoneering in the remote Robbers Roost.