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June, 2024
Education, Travel

AI is Ruining Your Vacation

Artificial Intelligence is everywhere. It’s been embraced by every major tech company. But the problem with AI is that it’s not always accurate. (Although sometimes pretty hilarious.) And all this low-quality AI slop flooding the web could be ruining […]

January, 2024
Education, Nature

Biological Soil Crusts and You!

If you’ve ever been hiking in the deserts of Southern Utah, then you’ve probably come across strange, blackish bumps in the sand, about an inch or two tall. And you may have wondered to yourself, “What the heck are these […]

Learning in Capitol Reef

Capitol Reef is not just a fantastic place to see the beauty of Southern Utah, it’s also a fantastic place to learn a lot of new things! Throughout the year, there are ranger-lead programs that can teach you about everything from geology to astronomy […]

November, 2022
Education, Nature

Seeing Stars

We’ve made so many advances in our modern world, and made so many gains. But we’ve lost a few things too. If you live in a city or other heavily developed area, then you probably don’t get much of a chance to see the stars. Which is a shame […]

November, 2022
Education, Historical places

Fremont Indian State Park

We at the Lodge love discovering little gems in Southern Utah – the places that most people drive right past, or that are a little tricky to get to. And we love suggesting these gems on our blog, so that you can discover […]

November, 2021
Education

Fun Facts about Capitol Reef

We at the Lodge get asked a lot of questions about Capitol Reef. And sometimes those questions have interesting answers. Here’s a couple of common ones that you might have had yourself about the park and its history. And just remember you can always find more […]

Watch out for Summer Heat

You’re ready to get outside. Like, really ready. Ready to hike and play in sunny Southern Utah! With Memorial Day Weekend only a few days away, it’s basically summer here in Southern Utah. And, as you no doubt know, summer here in the desert can be […]

National Park Week 2021!

It’s almost National Park Week! A special week to celebrate our national parks and public lands. The week kicks off this Saturday the 17th on what’s being called […]

April, 2021
Education, Entertainment

Moab Giants!

Did you know that there is a dinosaur-themed adventure park in Southern Utah? Located just outside of the town of Moab, the Moab Giants Dinosaur Park and Track Museum is the perfect place to have some fun and learn about dinos. Utah is famous for […]

Grafton the Ghost Town

Southern Utah is mostly desert. Which is spectacular to look at, but it can be a hard place to live. Before the conveniences of modern life, several communities in Utah fell victim to the harsh environment. In fact, Utah boasts of having more than a hundred “ghost towns.” […]