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State Park Stargazing: Interacting With the Galaxy in Real Time

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.


Where to See the Milky Way This Year

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.


A View From the Past

Follow a historian on a tour of the Transcontinental Railroad Backcountry Byway as he reconstructs forgotten history.


Canyoneering Robbers Roost

A guided experience canyoneering in the remote Robbers Roost.


Canyoneering How-to

Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned canyoneer, here are six expert tips for your next canyoneering adventure.


Desert Shutter Speed

Follow the steps of two photographers as they uncover a different side of the desert — a paradise of small inhabitants, wide-angle portrait phenomena and celestial sunsets and star-shows.


Blazing Sandals in North Lake Powell

If your trip plans to North Lake Powell only include going pseudo-yacht on a houseboat and riding jet skis, you're missing out. In this little pocket of the world, you can do things that you can’t do almost anywhere else.


Gleaning a Small Town's Harvest

Spring City is one of only two sites in the United States where the entire town is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It's Heritage Day, and the locals have gathered to celebrate their town's art, Scandinavian heritage and craze for historic preservation.


A Path Through the Canyons

When canyoneering through the Robbers Roost area, the power of nature is on full display in its slot canyons, landscapes and lingering traces of ancient inhabitants.


How to Stargaze in Utah

Astrotourism is easier than you think, especially in Utah where geological and geographical conditions make for the perfect place to stargaze from spaceship Earth. Learn how to view the Milky Way, get the best experience, and be humbled by Utah’s brilliant dark skies.


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