Arches National Park

Nat Geo Shares All the Gear We Need for Winter Adventures

Winter is only a month away here in the northern hemisphere, and while that means that some people will hole up inside their warm houses for the …

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Arches National Park officials finally have some good news for visitors who have been inconvenienced by road construction work for much of 2017.<p>The …

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On A Hike Through Utah's 'Mighty Five,' The Rocks Are Surreal But The Anvils Are Imaginary

Arches. Bryce. Canyonlands. Capitol Reef. Zion.<p>The mere mention of their names evokes images of Technicolor desertscapes, vermilion cliffs and vivid sunsets. They are Utah's "Mighty Five" national parks.<p>"Is that an anvil up there?" asked my 11-year-old daughter, as we passed under a particularly …

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Love the Outdoors? The U.S. National Parks Are Hiring

Get paid to spend your days in the great outdoors.<p>Have you ever wished you could spend your workdays surrounded by awe-inspiring nature?<p>You can now …

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Tips for Visiting National Parks

Some of Jared Buker’s earliest travel memories are visits to National Parks in Utah when he was a child, especially Arches National Park in Moab.<p>“My …

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New dinosaur suggests ancient link between Utah and Spain

ARCHES NATIONAL PARK — Scientists have announced the discovery of yet another new species of dinosaur in southeastern Utah.The extinct creature's …

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Watercolor habitats: An observation of light and color

From the green waters of Diablo Lake in Washington’s North Cascades National Park to the orange sandstone of Arches National Park in Utah, Molly …

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Two long-necked Spanish dinosaurs became American citizens to avoid extinction

America has cultivated a reputation as being a place that offers new beginnings, especially when times get tough elsewhere—but now paleontologists …

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“Fascinating” dinosaur discovered north of Moab

The saga of the dinosaurs is still being uncovered, and now it has a brand-new long-necked character.<p>Discovered just north of Arches National Park, …

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The 6 Best Women’s Retreats to Reboot Your Health

If 2017 has taught us anything, it’s that a little self-care can go a long way. Activities like hiking, yoga and meditation can help you relax, …

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Anger as US national parks plan high-season price hikes

Visitor numbers at US national parks are soaring, yet the government says a proposed price surge is for ‘maintenance’, while slashing federal funding by almost $300m<p>On an unseasonably grey Monday last month, steady drizzle did not deter visitors to Utah’s Arches national park. Long queues of …

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12 Wild Honeymoon Trips for Outdoorsy Newlyweds

For newlyweds looking to spend their post-wedding wind-down in the great outdoors, consider one of these unforgettable destinations around the world. …

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Fees to enter 17 U.S. national parks could double or triple in 2018

Canadian travellers to the United States take note – entrance fees into some of your favourite U.S. national parks could more than double and in some …

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The 17 Parks Where Entrance Fees Could Skyrocket — and What You Can Do

A new Trump administration proposal could put popular national park vacations out of financial reach for some families. You can speak out against …

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A Visit to America’s National Parks Could Cost Twice as Much in 2018

Come 2018 it could be a lot more expensive to visit America’s most beautiful places. An entrance fee hike proposed by the National Park Service would …

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With talk of entrance fees going up, here’s a Love Map of America’s affection for its national parks

The cost of savoring natural splendor may be going up.<p>The National Park Service is considering a steep increase in entrance fees at 17 of its most …

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$70 to visit Mount Rainier, Olympic parks? Agency says fee hike would ease work backlog

A visit to see Mount Rainier’s wildflowers or Olympic National Park’s Hoh Rain Forest might set you back $70 in 2018.<p>And you still can’t pick the …

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Sanctuaries: Mountain biking in the Utah backcountry

Backcountry is defined as a geographical region that's remote, undeveloped, isolated and/or difficult to access. For adventurers in Utah, that’s …

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The 'No More Parks' Bill Puts These Iconic American Landmarks in Danger

Your guide to protecting America’s natural monuments, what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.<p>Last week, Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT), the committee chairman and sponsor of a bill known as the "No More Parks Bill," led the House Natural Resources Committee in a vote to limit the power of …

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A Climber’s Guide to Moab

With easy access to literally thousands of routes on hard, high-quality sandstone—not to mention soaring red cliffs, out-of-this-world rock …

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7 Day Utah Road Trip - How to Experience the Best Attractions?

From an array of historic sites to standing nose-to-nose with ancient fossils of dinosaurs, Utah today is that thrill-a-minute destination which …

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Vik from ‘I Am Vagabond’ Wants You to Fall in Love with the U.S. National Parks

In the world of travel blogging, advocating on behalf of America’s National Parks isn’t exactly unusual. You’d be hard-pressed to find a travel …

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Why Moab, Utah, Is an Outdoor Adventurer's Paradise

Situated between two national parks, the list of outdoor activities in the area around the small southwest town are endless.

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Van-derlust: on the road across North America – in pictures

Foster Huntingdon spent three years travelling across North America after quitting his job in New York. His book, Van Life, captures the lives of others living the alternative American dream, and showcases the best photos crowdsourced from his Tumblr account #vanlife, and features hundreds of …

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Why Utah Makes a Great Year-Round Destination

Utah is a year-round, family-friendly adventurous state to visit. Whether you seek a ski vacation, national parks adventure, or staycation, Utah is …

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Time To Take A Trip To A National Park While You Can Afford It

National Park Admission Fees Are About To Drastically Increase.<p>National Park admissions are planned to rise and not by a nominal fee either. They are …

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Vivobarefoot Primus Trail FG

Minimalist shoes don’t have to mean minimalist protection. Our tester praised the Primus Trail FG’s streamlined, zero-drop feel combined with …

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Trivia Challenge: The Famous Landmark the Park Service Almost Encased in Plastic

The National Park Service’s mission includes preserving the natural resources in our parks. In the 1950s, officials at one Southwestern national park …

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Hikes and Trails in Arches National Park

One of the most scenic and otherworldly parks in the National Park System, Arches National Park contains more than 2,000 known natural arch …

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Bewildered Boomer

ST. GEORGE, UTAH - Greetings from the farthest reaches of Utah.<p>As this is written Thursday, Good Wife Norma and I are in the last day visiting …

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