Travel back in time to the 1800s when mule trains traversed the over 2,500-mile-long route from Santa Fe, New Mexico to Los Angeles along the Old Spanish National Historic Trail. Southern Utah offers easy ways to delve into the past without venturing too far from the beaten path.
While the town of Tooele has a fascinating story to its name, the best part about one of Utah’s original counties is its history.
Lake Powell is a perfect blend of beautiful sandstone walls, blue waters and large fish. No matter what your fishing ability, you are almost guaranteed to catch something at this reservoir, maybe even the “big one.”
With trophy-sized cutthroats and rainbows, large populations of aquatic insects and ample wade fishing opportunities, Strawberry Reservoir — affectionately called "the Berry" — really does have something for every angler’s tastes.
Central Utah’s Prehistoric Museum in Price houses fossils from more dinosaur species than any other museum in the country. World-class exhibits of the region’s unique paleontology, archaeology and geology can all be found under one roof.
Riders access the Arapeen Trail System in the North, the Paiute Trail System going south, and the Gooseberry Trail System that connects them through the middle. Each of these extensive and world-class off-road trails is accessible from a base camp in Sevier County.
Visit Kanab, a welcoming town with classic Western roots and modern-day amenities sitting smack in the middle of Southern Utah’s greatest outdoors. Here you’ll find plenty of ways to relax, recover and refuel for your next adventure.
With 3,495 surface acres of water and 23 miles of coastline, Starvation State Park is home to some of the most unique recreational opportunities in the state: a far-reaching wonderland for watersports and fishing, with plenty of secret spots and beaches to find your own little cove of paradise.
The Blanding Dinosaur Museum, off U.S. 191 in Southeastern Utah, is a hidden gem: The artifact collection here includes bones, dinosaur eggs, and even fossilized skin! The museum also has three wonderfully preserved petrified trees and unique movie memorabilia.
Many have dreamed of exploring jungles and forests only to discover a land filled with dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes? The George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park is the place to bring that dream to life, with 100-plus exhibits and realistic, full-sized dinosaur replicas, capturing the imagination of young and old alike.