Recognizing and Preventing Heat Stroke while Hiking

When using the word heat stroke, many people think that it is interchangeable with heat exhaustion. The truth is, heat stroke happens once heat exhaustion has already been reached and untreated for some time. Both conditions are quite serious and steps should be taken to prevent the risk of heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Since heat exhaustion leads to heat … Read More

O.C. Tanner Amphitheater Summer Concert Series

The O.C. Tanner Amphitheater is an impressive outdoor amphitheater that is a part of Dixie State University. Each year, they present a summer concert series full of incredible guests and shows. Each show offers concertgoers the chance to see a performance that will delight and excite. While the shows at the O.C. Tanner Amphitheater are lovely, another reason to visit … Read More

Utah Offers Rescue Coverage for Backcountry Explorers

When outdoorsmen and women venture into the wilderness, they do so with the intention of making it back home safely once their journey concludes. Unfortunately, that is not always how things play out. During an outdoor expedition, there are many unforeseen dangers that can pose a serious threat to those who encounter them. Falling rocks, high waters, or accidental falls … Read More

BLM announces decision on Oil & Gas leases near Zion National Park

Those who were concerned about the prospect of oil and gas development sites just one and a half miles from Zion National Park can breathe a sigh of relief. At least, that is, for the time being. The plan to start oil and gas development in the area was proposed in December 2016 but has been deferred until further notice. … Read More

Narrows at Zion National Park closed due to high water levels

Without water, the incredible formations throughout Zion National Park and the rest of Utah would be nonexistent. The same water that is responsible for creating the beautiful canyons throughout Zion National Park is currently also responsible for making them a dangerous place to hike. Until further notice, due to excessive water levels, The Narrows at Zion National Park will be … Read More

Pets and National Parks — What are the Regulations

There is one area in which pets are allowed to enjoy the park. If pets are properly leashed and cleaned up after, they can enjoy a stroll along Pa’rus Trail. There are many rules in place for visitors who bring along dogs or other pets. These rules are not meant to be an aggravation, but rather to ensure the safety … Read More

Five Ways to Celebrate National Park Week

Throughout the year, the National Park Service hosts a series of days where the admission fee for parks is waived. These days are a great opportunity for budget-conscience travelers to explore the nation’s National Parks. The next free park days will take place during National Park Week. This year, National Park Week is from April 15th to April 22nd. For … Read More