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5 snow-filled activities that even adults can enjoy

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 11:29am

Playing in the snow isn't just for kids. Just ask these five adults who have no problem enjoying their time in the greatest snow the earth has to offer.

User submitted: Kicking off the ski season with beautiful views

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 4:00pm

Many Utahns headed out to the slopes for the first ski of the season this week, and they captured magnificent mountains view while they were at it.

How to build the best bonfire

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:29am

Whether you're out camping or need to prove to a Scout leader that you can build a fire in the middle of winter, these techniques will help you build the best blaze possible.

Erosion causes iconic Bryce Canyon hoodoo to crumble

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 11:53am

The iconic hoodoo in Bryce Canyon National Park known as “The Sentinel” recently toppled after years of erosion, according to national park officials.

Bear River wildlife refuge showcased in film for its 'urban' connections

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:37am

The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is one of 14 priority "urban" wildlife refuges identified by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. As such, it is being featured in a new film that celebrates its vast expanse of marshes and plentiful migratory birds.

Changes for 2017 duck, bear hunts proposed; state wildlife agency seeks feedback

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 1:05pm

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending several changes for the 2017-2018 duck and bear hunting season and are asking for the public’s feedback.

Free entrance days announced for national parks for 2017

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 2:14pm

If you love exploring the outdoors at a cheaper rate, then mark your calendar for next year. The National Park Service recently announced the days in 2017 when entrance fees to all the national parks are waived.

Overcome cabin fever by staying in one of Utah's guard stations

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 11:29am

If you're looking for an inexpensive getaway this winter and would rather rough it in a historic cabin, you might want to reserve a few nights at a historic guard station. Here are four that are open during the winter moths.

Park service proposing changes at Zion's south entrance

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 8:54pm

Zion National Park is proposing to redesign the South Entrance Monument Site and adjacent parking area to enhance the visitor experience, boost public safety and relieve traffic congestion. The monument site is a favorite backdrop for photos.

4 awesome places to go winter camping in Utah

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 11:29am

Winter camping is fun and enjoyable if you know what you're doing. At these four locations, however, the experience goes to a whole new level.

New app allows locals to track amount of fresh powder skied

Cosette Jarrett, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 1:41pm

Ski Utah has teamed up with SNOCRU to roll out an exciting new feature on its mobile app. Keep reading to find out more about the app's new powder tracking feature.

5 ways for the winter hater to enjoy the cold season in Utah

Lindy Phippen Smith, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 12:39pm

If you are dreading the cold months ahead, consider implementing just one of these five tips and you'll discover winter can be another Utah season to fall in love with.

Video shows epic battle between rival bucks

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 10:19am

A new video shows how brutal it can get when mule deer fight during the rut.

Rocky Mountains ski resorts delay Thanksgiving openings

Bob Moen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 4:40pm

Ski resorts in Wyoming, Idaho, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah have been forced to delay opening for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend or have few ski runs open because unseasonably warm weather limited their ability to produce man-made snow.

5 Utah hot springs that will keep you warm this winter

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 12:12pm

With winter weather quickly approaching, we have brought you five natural hot springs that will keep you warm.

Why you should visit Utah's national parks in the winter

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 11:29am

It's hard to find a good family activity in the winter that doesn't cost an arm and a leg. Skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling are all fun, but a much cheaper option exists — taking in the unparalleled beauty of Utah's national parks.

Video shows hunter’s close encounter with red stag

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 11:29am

Witnessing a buck red stag running at full speed is definitely awe-inspiring. Or, in the case of this hunter, a little terrifying.

3 great spots for end-of-fall fly fishing

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 11:16am

After the first snowstorm of the year, the fall fly fishing season is going fast. But there's still time to catch hot fishing at these Utah waters where the fishing really is off the hook.

Thanksgiving races across the state

Lindy Phippen Smith, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 11:22am

Make your local Turkey Trot a new Thanksgiving family tradition.

Video shows deer chasing bobcat through backyard

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 16th - 11:29am

Bobcats can be scrappy predators. But as this video proves, they're sometimes no match for an angry deer.