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New campaign reminds OHV riders to wear helmets, ride safely

Jed Boal  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:42pm

The state is rolling out a new campaign to save lives as off-highway vehicle enthusiasts start heading outdoors.

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway through Zion closed due to falling rock debris

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:21pm

The Zion-Mount Carmel Highway through Zion National Park is temporarily closed until further notice, park officials confirmed Friday afternoon.

Division of Wildlife Resources reminds hikers to leave deer fawns, elk calves alone  |  Posted   May 19th - 4:07pm

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is reminding hikers who come across a deer fawn or an elk calf to simply leave it alone.

Who owns Utah?

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   May 19th - 9:02am

As Ryan Zinke and his staff review the land ownership and the various federal designations, here’s a look at who owns land in Utah, according to data obtained by the State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands administration.

Campgrounds may not be ready in time for Memorial Day weekend

Keith McCord  |  Posted   May 18th - 7:31pm

Thinking of going camping this Memorial Day weekend? Mother Nature may have something to say about that.

Tips for fishing small trout reservoirs in Utah

Brad Kerr, Contributor  |  Posted   May 18th - 11:29am

Here are some tips for having success fishing for trout in small reservoirs. Whether you are a shore angler or are out on the water itself, we have recommendations for both bait and lure fishing techniques.

Visitors to Capitol Reef can now hike with llamas

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 17th - 7:30pm

Wilderness Ridge Trail Llamas has expanded into Utah and offers visitors to Capitol Reef National Park the opportunity to hike through backcountry trails alongside a pack llama.

Mantua Reservoir ranked best place to catch warm water fish this spring  |  Posted   May 15th - 1:48pm

If you are wanting to fish for warm water species, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently selected Mantua Reservoir as the best scenic location this spring.

Where to fish in Utah this weekend

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   May 12th - 11:29am

Going fishing this weekend? Check out our fishing reports to find the best place to catch your limit and enjoy your time on the water.

Review: 8 outdoor clothing and accessories to check out

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted   May 11th - 11:28am

As spring shakes out its final batch of storms, there are clear skies and warmer weather on the horizon. Here is a handful of outdoor products you may want to check out for your next adventure.

Tips for catching walleye, wipers at Willard Bay

Brad Kerr, Contributor  |  Posted   May 10th - 12:29pm

As the spring heats up, so does the action at Willard Bay, as both walleyes and wipers start actively feeding. From boats to the bank, anglers can find success for these highly sought after, tasty fish.

Utah’s ‘hardest’ race has now been dialed back a bit

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted   May 8th - 11:40am

With hundreds of different races held in Utah each year, Erik Gillilan knew how to help his stand out from the rest: make it the most grueling of them all.

BYU students create insulator for cold-weather hammocking

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 5th - 6:07pm

In an effort to solve what's come to be known as "Cold Butt Syndrome," two BYU engineering students have created a lightweight hammock insulator that uses heat transfer to keep hot air in and condensation out.

6 family-friendly hikes to check out Memorial Day weekend

Krystal Rogers-Nelson, Contributor  |  Posted   May 3rd - 12:45pm

If you love the outdoors, Utah is a perfect destination for a long weekend trip with the family. With Memorial Day weekend and summer vacations coming up, put one of these natural treasures on your list to explore the best Utah has to offer.

Why you should visit 1 of Utah's 8 national monuments this year

Krystal Rogers-Nelson, Contributor  |  Posted   May 2nd - 3:59pm

No matter what you think of President Trump's executive order, which will review national monuments across the country, what better time than now to start planning a trip to one of Utah's monuments and see for yourself what makes them so special.

5 tech hubs that are also great for outdoor recreation

Jack Frey, Contributor  |  Posted   May 1st - 1:30pm

For tech enthusiasts and outdoor lovers alike, here are five cities that earn the “work hard, play hard” motto as the best places for both outdoor recreation and tech.

4 local lakes you need to fly fish this spring

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   May 1st - 11:59am

Spring fly fishing is heating up across Utah, and these four lakes will give you a good chance to catch a trophy trout on a fly rod.

Tips for fishing kokanee salmon in spring, summer

Brad Kerr, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 11:59am

Kokanee salmon are a highly sought-after fish in Utah reservoirs. These fish are not that difficult to catch when one follows a few steps for locating and getting lures down to them. Here are a few tips for having success in catching kokanee salmon.

Interior Secretary Zinke, Utah delegation meet to discuss next steps on Bears Ears

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 5:14pm

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Utah's congressional delegation met Thursday to lay out next steps in the review of the designation of Bears Ears National Monument. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump ordered of review of designations since 1996.

Why you should go check out the colossal Double Arch

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 11:43am

Double Arch is one of Utah's largest and most unique natural arches, and one of Utah's most accessible.