Category Archives: Beautiful Places

The Spiral Jetty – The Great Salt Lakes Earthwork Sculpture

What is the Sprial Jetty you might be asking yourself right now?  The Spiral Jetty is an earthwork sculpture that was created by the American Sculptor Robert Smithson in 1970 on the banks of the Great Salt Lake.  The Sprial … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Canyon, Utah’s Most Famous Art Gallery

You might think Utah’s best art Gallery is in Salt Lake or perhaps Park City, but truth be known Utah’s most famous art gallery is in a red rock canyon near the San Rafael Swell.  How could Utah’s best gallery … Continue reading

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Hiking the West Rim Trail – Zion National Park

Hiking the West rim of Zion National park provides majestic views into the seldom seen back country of Zion.  You begin at Lava point, one of the highest points in Zion and slowly descend your way on the rim until entering … Continue reading

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Lower Calf Creek Falls – A must see in Southern Utah

If you are looking for a beautiful hike that pretty much the whole family can do, look no further.  Lower Calf Creek Falls is just over 6 miles out and back, but don’t let the distance scare you, the hike … Continue reading

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Zion Canyon Overlook Trail – A Must Hike in Zion

The Zion Canyon Overlook trail in Zion National Park is an easy hike with a huge payoff at the end.  The hike is just a little more than a mile round trip and provides great panoramic views of the canyon. … Continue reading

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Gooseberry Mesa – Something for Everyone

Southern Utah is full of great mountain bike rides.  Ask around and you might find that most agree Gooseberry Mesa is near the top.  Gooseberry Mesa provides a large variety of trails, from a beginner trail that most can handle … Continue reading

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Ride Zion National Park – A Unique Way to See a Classic Park

Zion is one of the country’s iconic National Parks that attracts visitors from all around the world.  Many view its steep walls and beautiful Mesas from an automobile or from the parks shuttles.  To really take in all of Zions … Continue reading

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Ride Emigration Canyon – The Road to Zion

At the top of Little Mountain is a monument and placard that marks Emigration Canyon as the “Road to Zion.”  While this canyon was traveled more than 160 years ago by oxen, handcarts and hardy pioneers, it is now a … Continue reading

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Horse Tail Falls – Steep Climb, Beautiful Trail, Awesome Waterfall

Horse Tail Falls is a beautiful hike just above the city of Alpine Utah.  The distance to the falls is a short 2.1 miles, but is fairly steep with an elevation gain of almost 1600 feet.  The trail is wide … Continue reading

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Cross-Country Ski Like an Olympian at Soldier Hollow

If you are looking for a world class course to cross country ski, soldier hollow near Midway, Utah is it.  You can hone your skills on beginner to experts trails that are groomed to Olympic standards everyday.  Whether you are … Continue reading

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