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Monument Valley: The American West

If you’ve ever watched a western, you’ve probably seen a sweeping wide shot of some lonely sandstone monoliths rising from the desert and scraping the sky. And most likely, you’ve seen a shot of Monument Valley. […]

December, 2021
Nature, Travel

Southern Utah Winter Fun!

It’s officially the first day of winter today, and just like most places, Southern Utah experiences a lot of change during this season. Despite the fact that this region is a desert, we still get snow, and we still get a little […]

December, 2021
Nature, Outdoor adventures

Let’s Go Winter Hiking in Capitol Reef

It’s never the wrong season to go hiking! Winters in Southern Utah are (usually) pretty mild, with little to no snow for most of the season. So if you wear a jacket, you can pretty much hike any trail in […]

October, 2021
Nature, Travel

Fremont River Hiking

There are tons of great hikes in Capitol Reef National Park. But two of the coolest in the Fruita area are the Fremont Gorge Overlook Trail and the Fremont River Trail. The first ascends to Johnson’s Mesa, and provides a great panoramic view. The second is an easy trail […]

Cassidy Arch Trail

It’s monsoon season in Capitol Reef and Southern Utah. Which means we’re gonna be getting rain most afternoons, which do occasionally cause flash floods. So it’s best to go on trails that are somewhat elevated, and don’t have too many canyons or ravines. Luckily, our favorite hike in Capitol Reef […]

Horseshoe Bend

There is a section of the Colorado River that you’ve got to check out. It’s one of the most photographed spots in the American Southwest – you’ve almost certainly seen it on Instagram – it’s a truly impressive spectacle of nature and nature’s power. We’re talking about Horseshoe Bend […]

Factory Butte and Caineville Badlands

If you drive from the town of Torrey, into Capitol Reef National Park, past the visitor center, through the cottonwood trees and towering sandstone cliffs, then leave the park, you’ll find yourself in the Caineville Badlands. This area is only […]

Lake Powell!

It’s summer! And it’s heating up here in Southern Utah. Which means it’s time to find those outdoor activities that can help keep you cool. The obvious answer, is to head to the water. So if you’re thinking about what you can do with […]

Five Easy Hikes in Capitol Reef

There are tons of hikes in Capitol Reef National Park. You can choose from the popular day-hikes in the Fruita Area, or you can plan a multi-day trek in the Waterpocket Fold. And lots of these hike are good, strenuous workouts. Which is great if you […]

Lots of Arches!

Southern Utah has a lot of amazing scenery, you probably already know this. But for us, one of the coolest aspects of Southern Utah is the arches. Arches and natural bridges are scattered all over the state […]