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Want a challenging, but beautiful overlook hike? Try ‘C’ Hill

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:18pm

Named for the giant “C” on the hillside overlooking Cedar City, the “C” Trail is a challenging hike that offers a good workout and great views.

Wildlife board approves more cougar hunting permits for 2018-19 season

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:31pm

During a recent meeting, the Utah Wildlife Board approved a slight increase to the number of cougar permits for the upcoming hunting season.

Going mountain biking? Here are some things you should take

Kory Pitcher, KSL Contributor  |  Posted Sep 14th - 12:17pm

Ever wonder what you should take along on those short or long mountain bike rides? Here are some basics that you should consider having with you in case you get a flat tire.

New Tooele County areas to be opened for big-game hunting in proposed BLM land exchange

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 13th - 6:40pm

The proposed exchange of some private and public lands in Skull Valley could allow for first-time access to some areas for big-game hunting, according to Utah Bureau of Land Management officials.

The stories behind some of Utah's most unusual ski trail names

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 12th - 12:47pm

With 14 ski resorts in the state of Utah, where do all the trail names come from? Here's a little history on how the trails were named.

US Interior Department expands hunting at Utah bird refuge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 11th - 10:30am

The U.S. Interior Department has expanded hunting at Utah's Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge.

Looking for a SLC hike that will make you tired, but not too tired? Try Dog Lake

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 10th - 7:37pm

Hikers in the Salt Lake area who are hoping for a bit of a challenge but don’t want to strain themselves too much should look no further than the hike to Dog Lake.

Davis County man hopes to rally others to clean up trails

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 9th - 7:14pm

As more people get into the outdoors, hikers say they notice more trash along the trails. A Davis County man hopes his efforts can spark change.

BLM establishes permanent shooting ban on more than 2,000 acres of land

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 7th - 12:15pm

The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday announced a long-term target-shooting closure on more than 2,000 acres of public land on the west side of Utah Lake in Utah County.

7 Utah daytrips for the entire family

Steph Grimes, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 6th - 1:55pm

Summer has come to an end, which means goodbye long vacations and hello, daytrips. There's something in Utah for everyone; here are seven options to consider.

Waterfowl-focused wildlife education center opens on Great Salt Lake's Farmington Bay

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Sep 6th - 8:19am

The Eccles Wildlife Education Center held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.

Wake surfing world championship to be held in Utah for first time

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 5th - 5:45pm

The 2018 Centurion World Wake surfing Championship will be held in Utah for the first time and will feature an Ogden native.

Angels Landing to reopen, Zion-Mount Carmel Highway to temporarily close

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 4th - 7:02pm

Changes are coming to Zion National Park in September as Angels Landing reopens and Zion-Mount Carmel Highway temporarily closes.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert urges boaters' help in quagga fight

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 4th - 2:02pm

Every single registered boat owner in Utah received a written plea from Gov. Gary Herbert over the last several weeks urging proper boat decontamination in the fight to stop the spread of invasive mussels. Low water at Lake Powell is making it worse.

‘Like a moonscape:’ Why officials believe wildlife may feel impacts from Dollar Ridge Fire, floods for years

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 4th - 9:32am

State wildlife officials fear the aftereffects of the Dollar Ridge Fire will be felt in the Strawberry River for years to come.

Campfire safety tips for Labor Day weekend

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 1st - 1:02pm

With Labor Day Weekend upon us, firefighters have a warning: Be cautious with your campfires.

Using corn as bait for fishing all Utah waters, other changes proposed for 2019-2020

KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 30th - 1:39pm

Wildlife biologists are recommending a few changes for the 2019-2020 fishing season in Utah and would like public input.

Utah's Zion National Park officials warn of trail closures ahead of holiday weekend

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 30th - 7:41am

There's good news and bad for those planning to visit Utah's most popular national park during the upcoming holiday weekend.

What Utah's national forests have to offer this Labor Day

Camilla Stimpson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 29th - 3:31pm

Utah is home to five national forests, and each has its own unique attractions.

Hidden Canyon Trail closed in Zion National Park due to rockfall

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 28th - 8:05pm

Nine hikers were temporarily trapped Tuesday morning after a rockfall on the Hidden Canyon Trail in Zion National Park, officials said.