Dead Horse Point 2
The magic of Dead Horse Point- my favorite place. Dead Horse Point, a park near Moab, Utah, is enchantingly, breathtakingly beautiful. It is said that Cowboys would corral the wild ponies of the desert lands onto the jutting point & as the encircling river rushed below, they would choose their […]

Contest Entry: Chelsea Donoho


jordan river parkway 98
When most people think of Utah’s outdoor beauty, their mind wanders east to the Wasatch Range or south to the state’s great national parks. Most people don’t think to simply turn around and look right behind them—right in their own backyard.  If they did, they would find one of the […]

Contest Entry: Rebecca Burton


Provo River Valls
One of my favorite places to adventure is the Uinta Mountains. There are tons of trails and lakes, places to camp and hike. One of my favorites is Provo River Falls. It’s a river that has amazing waterfalls that you can play in. It’s fun to pack a lunch, towel, […]

Contest Entry: Valorie Reese



White Baldy in Little Cottonwood Canyon
A southern boy from Louisiana decided to pack up and move to the mountains. I have no good reason for moving other than it just felt right. I arrived in Utah and quickly became fond of trails and mountains but it wasn’t until a good friend suggested I visit White […]

Contest Entry: Logan Ledford


Utah is not just about the places you visit, but also about the people you meet. Explore Utah took a few minutes to sit down with a Local band “Accidentally Involved”. We learn more about their band, how they found each other, and which places they love to visit the […]

Explore Utah Meets Accidentally Involved


If you have never been to Moab and never been skydiving, you really need to come here.  You can put your Arches National Park adventure on hold though, it’s not going anywhere. First, you need to head to the Airport and have the folks at Skydive Canyonlands take you up […]

Skydiving Canyonlands in Moab



Explore Utah is a different kind of travel site. We aren’t the kind of travel magazine that only publishes our own views, but we encourage others to com share their favorite places to visit in Utah and explain why. You can also join our social network here: Social Community Today […]

A Quick Trip to Park City Utah in the Summer


My enthusiasm for wild weather started at a very young age, I can remember growing up in Washington State the sheer power of the storms that would blow in from the north. Torrential rains and wild howling wind blowing over trees and knocking out power lines. The rolls of thunder […]

Storm Chaser


Hi there, my name is Donni Reddington and I live in a beautiful little remote town nestled in the North Cascades called Mazama. I am a RN and a photographer. I barely survive as a photographer so I have to supplement as a RN. It is a great balance of […]

Featured Photographer Donni Reddington



Description Welcome to Goblin Valley State Park! This strange and colorful landscape is filled with bizarre sandstone rock formations called goblins. Visitors can wander off-trail to explore the geology and hike among the nooks and gnomes. This remote but very popular campground is a great base for exploring the goblins […]

Camping in Goblin Valley


What a night. So, first I have to say, this night was only the second night that I went skiing in probably 20 years. The good news is, I didn’t break a leg or anything. In fact, I must admit that I did pretty well. I think skiing is like […]

Night Skiing at Beaver Mountain


So there we were, it was Thanksgiving vacation time, I had a four day weekend, and we thought, “let’s get out of Logan (22 degrees) and head down to Moab UT”  Best choice ever.  Not only was it much warmer, but the town had a 10th of the people you […]

Trip to Moab



  Cherry Peak 5 Day Weather Forecast Cherry Peak Ski Resort is Utah’s newest ski resort in Richmond Utah. Cherry Peak’s opening day was Monday December 21st, 2015. This new ski resort located just 17 miles from Logan Utah is easy to get too, has a huge, beautiful lodge, and […]

Cherry Peak Ski Resort


Weather in Capitol Reef National Park Capitol Reef National Park is a United States National Park, in south-central Utah. It is 100 miles (160 km) long but fairly narrow. The park, established in 1971, preserves 241,904 acres (377.98 sq mi; 97,895.08 ha; 978.95 km2) and is open all year, although […]

Capitol Reef National Park Utah


Moab Weather Forcast A Little About Moab Moab is a great place to visit in Utah pretty much all year round. We happened to go Thanksgiving weekend and it was still in the 50s temperature wise. This is in part due to the fact that Moab is located just south […]

Moab Utah



Weather in Antelope Island State Park Partly CloudyHigh 76°/Low 52°ClearHigh 80°/Low 58°ClearHigh 84°/Low 55°Partly CloudyHigh 69°/Low 50°Chance of RainHigh 70°/Low 49° If you haven't had the chance to visit Antelope Island State park in Utah you're missing a great opportunity to see wildlife, mountain bike on some amazing trails and […]

Antelope Island State Park


Weather in Escalante State Park ClearHigh 77°/Low 46°ClearHigh 80°/Low 48°ClearHigh 86°/Low 53°Partly CloudyHigh 79°/Low 48°ClearHigh 76°/Low 46° Escalante Petrified Forest State Park (also known as Escalante State Park) is a state park of Utah, USA, located a half-mile (0.8 km) north of the town of Escalante. A visitor center was […]

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Utah


Dinosaur National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located on the southeast flank of the Uinta Mountains on the border betweenColorado and Utah at the confluence of the Green and Yampa Rivers. Although most of the monument area is in Moffat County, Colorado, theDinosaur Quarry 40°26′29″N 109°18′04″W is located in […]

Dinosaur National Monument