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Canyonlands recognized internationally for stunning starscapes

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:22pm

Canyonlands National Park recently received the rare award of having one of the darkest skies in America.

Tips for staying safe in the outdoors

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:46pm

Many Utahns will be flocking to Utah's state and national parks this weekend for end-of-summer camping and boating, and officials are encouraging safety.

DWR: What hunting equipment should/shouldn't be allowed in Utah?

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:41pm

The Division of Wildlife Resources released a survey and wants feedback on what hunting equipment should and shouldn't be allowed in Utah.

Traverse 7 mountain passes along Highline Trail

Michael Radice  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:06pm

The Highline Trail runs over 90 miles — mostly along the southern slope of the Uinta Mountain Range from Kamas all the way to Flaming Gorge — and offers a beautiful hike.

Quiz: Can you identify these Alaskan destinations?

Gary Sorensen, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:29am

Alaska is known as the Last Frontier and is a spectacular place to visit and explore. Alaska's towering glaciers, jagged mountains, incredible wildlife and pure beauty are amazing. Enjoy taking this quiz about traveling to Alaska.

Buy early, save big this ski season

Ray Grass, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:31am

Every year ski/snowboard resorts present discounted winter passes based on age and deadlines. By buying early, skiers and snowboards can enjoy their sport for less. Also, major retailers offer discounts on equipment/accessories starting Labor Day.

Go flyboarding, geocaching at Jordanelle State Park

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 12:30pm

Located about 6 miles north of Heber City, Jordanelle State Park offers a host of different activities ranging from flyboarding to camping.

DWR: Best hunting for 3 Utah upland game species in 10 years

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 12:45pm

Division of Wildlife Resources biologists said the 2015 fall hunt for cottontail rabbits, snowshoe hares and forest grouse should be the best it's been in Utah in 10 years.

Free admission at national parks on Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 6:53am

Admission to Utah's five national parks will be free on Tuesday to celebrate 99 years since the founding of the National Park Service.

Hiking safety: What to do if you get lost

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 10:28pm

A search and rescue coordinator offered some potentially life-saving advice Monday in light of a missing 10-year-old boy who got lost in the Uintas overnight.

Viral video may show world-record bluefin tuna

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 11:56am

A YouTube video allegedly shows an 18-foot tuna swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, which would make it the new world record. However, critics say the fish was substantially smaller.

Hikers can see as far as Idaho on Ben Lomond peak

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 11:38am

Standing at nearly 10,000 feet, Ben Lomond is an all-day endeavor with rewarding views.

Tips to prevent children from drowning in pools

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 9:50am

Drowning is the No. 1 cause of child-related accidental deaths, according to the Center for Disease Control, and pool drownings are a threat year-round.

Quiz: Where is this Mexican tourist spot?

Gary Sorensen, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 21st - 4:02pm

Mexico is a great travel destination that isn't too far away. There are amazing resorts, snorkeling, ruins, beaches and more. Test your knowledge about visiting Mexico with this fun travel quiz.

Top 5 ATV trails in Utah

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 20th - 12:39pm

Summer is almost over, but there's still plenty of time to get out and explore Utah's great outdoors before the cold weather hits, and riding ATVs is a great way to do that.

How to take a year off and travel

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 20th - 10:26am

For some people, traveling the world is just a pipe dream. But for others, it's important enough for them to pack up and take up to a year off of work.

Hyrum State Park offers camping, year-round fishing

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 19th - 1:36pm

Located about 10 miles from Logan, Hyrum State Park is an excellent destination for fishing, boating and camping.

BLM extends comment period for proposed changes at The Wave

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 18th - 12:57pm

The public has more time to comment on a proposal to increase fees and change the way permits are doled out at a monument near the Arizona-Utah border.

5 fly fishing tips for beginners

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 18th - 11:36am

Fly fishing isn't complicated or exclusive to those with a lot of money. It's easy and you can get started fishing for cheap.

'AndShesDopeToo' empowering women through meetups, clothing

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 18th - 7:55am

A Utah-based clothing brand is empowering women while protecting the planet, and an adventurous married couple is behind it all.