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Several rock climbing routes set to close at Utah's national parks

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:32pm

Many popular cliffs and climbing routes in Arches, Canyonlands and Zion national parks will be closed off beginning Sunday. The closures are expected to last several months.

3 reasons winter is great for learning fly fishing

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 26th - 12:17pm

Winter in Utah usually means one thing: skiing. But winter is also one of the best times to learn how to fly fish.

You can now hunt at most of Utah’s state parks

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 25th - 12:18pm

Looking for a new place to hunt? There’s a state park for that.

‘Utah’s cultural heritage is under threat’: Archeologists seek solutions as vandalism grows

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 24th - 6:08pm

Utah archeologists say vandalism is plaguing the state's public lands and are hoping to curb the problem before it spirals out of control.

Utah is one step closer to designating Utahraptor State Park

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 9:35pm

Utah is one step closer to designating its next state park — and naming it after the vicious predator that starred in “Jurassic Park.”

BLM withdraws 2 controversial oil and gas leases from Moab’s Sand Flats

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:23am

The BLM announced Friday it is pulling two leases for potential oil and gas development at the Sand Flats Special Recreation Management Area.

Climate change is drying up the Colorado River, putting millions at risk of 'severe water shortages'

Drew Kann, CNN  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:24pm

The Colorado River -- which provides water to more than 40 million people from Denver to Los Angeles -- has seen its flow dwindle by 20 percent compared to the last century, and scientists have found that climate change is mainly to blame.

'Red Emerald' plan looks to treat Utah’s natural tourism as the rare gem it is

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 8:01am

Utah’s tourism strategy hails the Beehive State as a place of great beauty and wonder that is unlike anyplace else.

1,000-acre park, 2.8-mile bike path could soon be coming to eastern shore of Utah Lake

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:01pm

The Walkara Way Project may soon bring 1,000 acres of public space aimed to increase recreational activity and put an end to a lengthy land dispute.

DWR seeks public's help for information after 8 geese illegally killed in Uintah County

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 1:15pm

State wildlife authorities are seeking the public’s help for information on who illegally killed eight Canada geese in eastern Utah earlier this month.

Utahraptor State Park would protect discovery site of Utah’s namesake dinosaur

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:02am

Utahraptor fossils were brought to Utah’s Capitol Hill to kick off an effort to get $10 million to create Utah’s 45th state park: Utahraptor State Park.

More $ sought for ailing Utah Lake, drying Great Salt Lake

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:27pm

What will help these struggling lakes?

Bald eagles across the United States are dying from lead poisoning

Alaa Elassar, CNN  |  Posted Feb 16th - 9:04pm

Bald eagles across the United States are dying from lead bullets -- but it's not because they're being shot.

Washington County man faces felony charge in relation to trophy buck poaching

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 14th - 1:16pm

A Washington County man is facing a felony charge related to a poaching case in Iron County last year, according to court records.

Need a winter hike? Try White Rock Bay to Elephant Head Overlook at Antelope Island

Robert Williamson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 13th - 12:14pm

Many find that winter is the best time to hike the trails on Antelope Island. Here's a trail you may enjoy.

Owe child support? No hunting and fishing, Utah bill says

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 12th - 7:21am

A Utah bill that would force Utahns to prioritize paying child support over hunting or fishing is advancing through the Utah Legislature.

Utah snowpacks above average at 2020 midseason report

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 11th - 9:15pm

Storms drenched the Wasatch Front with wet, heavy snow last week and hydrologists briefed water managers on how much runoff they can expect this spring.

Utah members of Congress oppose visitor limits at Zion National Park

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 11th - 10:44am

Utah’s congressional delegation opposes a proposed reservation system that would limit visitors to Zion National Park.

Cold winter hike offers breath of solitude and health benefits

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 7th - 9:48pm

Skiing and snowboarding aren’t the only ways to play in the snow and enjoy clear air. Mountain experts tout snowshoeing as an easy way for adventurers to enjoy the powder without breaking the bank.

Curtis, 2 Democrats introduce bill to nearly triple funding for recreational trails

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 7th - 12:16pm

A bill that would nearly triple the amount of funding for motorized and non-motorized recreational trails was unveiled Thursday with bipartisan support and the approval of various recreation groups.