Recreation

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Mark Jones

Soap box derby set for Saturday in Daybreak

Daybreak will host the second annual Soap Box Derby on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m.
2 months ago
Utah national parks no longer have a mask mandate...
Chandler Holt

Masks no longer required in national parks

Since a federal judge struck down the CDC's transportation mask mandate, guests in national parks can choose if they'd like to wear a mask or not.
2 months ago
hunting permits...
Mark Jones

DWR asking Utahns to keep dogs on a leash while in the outdoors

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are asking those who head outdoors this spring to keep their dogs on a leash.
3 months ago
Zion National Park Canyon Overlook Trail will get a new look for the summer....
Waverly Golden

The Canyon Overlook Trail in Zion gets a new look

Zion National Park Canyon Overlook Trail is getting a new look for the summer. The work on the trail should be finished by early June.
3 months ago
The body of Jonathan Baker, 53, and his truck were found Thursday morning in Emery County. Baker, f...
Mark Jones

Body of missing Montana man discovered in Emery County

The body of a missing Montana man was discovered Thursday morning by the Emery County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team.
3 months ago
park city resort alpine slide...
Devin Oldroyd

Park City Mountain Resort to open summer activities in May

Activities for the summer will be available at Park City Mountain Resort starting May 21.
3 months ago
With upcoming Salt Lake City marathon, people should expect road closures...
Waverly Golden

Salt Lake City Marathon will cause road closures and delays

The Salt Lake City Marathon will cause road closures on April 23. Salt Lake City Police Department suggests looking at the course map to plan accordingly.
3 months ago
The view at Snowbasin Resort....
Samantha Herrera

Snowbasin will open for bonus weekend

Snowbasin Resort will open up for skiing this weekend thanks to some fresh snow. The resort will have some adjusted operations.
3 months ago
Bridal Veil Falls rescue ice chunk...
Devin Oldroyd and Dan Bammes

Hiker rescued at Bridal Veil Falls after he was critically injured by falling ice

The hiker was unconscious when rescuers moved him to an area of Bridal Veil Falls where the helicopter crew could reach him with their hoist.
3 months ago
free national park program not used as much by colored families versus white families...
Waverly Golden

Free national park program not used by families of color

A BYU study found white families of fourth graders use a free pass to any national park more often than their people of color counterparts.
3 months ago
A photo of Arches National Park....
Chandler Holt

Arches National Park introduces timed entry system

Arches National Park introduced a timed pilot program to prevent overcrowding. The program will run through October 3.
3 months ago
East Canyon State Park Dark Sky Month...
Samantha Herrera

Dark Sky Month begins today

Gov. Cox declared April as Dark Sky Month in Utah for the second year in a row. The Office of Tourism highlighted the importance of Utah's dark skies.
3 months ago
Photo credit: The Grand County Sheriff's Search and Rescue....
Mark Jones

Grand County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team had a busy weekend

The search and rescue team from the Grand County Sheriff's Office responded to three different incidents this past weekend.
3 months ago
arches reservfation...
Aimee Cobabe

Arches reservation system begins April 3, lasts through October

There were a record 1.8 million visitors to Arches in 2021, and between 2009 and 2019 visitor usage increased by 66%.
3 months ago
Curtis Whitson and his family were rescued from a California forest after carving the word "help" o...
Curt Gresseth

Volunteer describes rescuing stranded hikers (with baby) in waist-deep snow

A volunteer describes rescuing a group of stranded hikers -- along with a 10-month-old baby -- from Big Baldy Mountain on Saturday.
3 months ago
Authorities in Park County, Montana discovered the body body of man, who reportedly had been attack...
Mark Jones

Man found dead near Yellowstone after a reported grizzly bear attack

The body of a man was discovered Friday in southwest Montana just north of Yellowstone National Park. He died of a reported grizzly bear attack.
3 months ago
hunting permits...
Samantha Herrera

Deer hunting permits may see decrease this year

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said it recommends a decrease in deer hunting permits for this year based on population data.
3 months ago
Outdoor Retailer show...
THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press

Outdoor Retailer show moving to Utah despite boycott threats

Critics of holding the event in Utah say the state's politicians oppose efforts to protect national monuments and public lands. The Outdoor Retailer show will be held in Denver for 2022.
3 months ago
The old water park in Glendale....
Samantha Herrera

Salt Lake City launches survey for new Glendale park

A new regional park in Glendale is planned to go on the site of the former Raging Waters water park. The water park closed in 2018 and is being demolished.
4 months ago
Park City Mountain Resort employees will now see a higher minimum wage....
Martha Harris

Park City Mountain Resort to see raised minimum wage

Utah's Park City Mountain Resort will raise minimum wage for all employees. This includes ski patrollers, who just agreed to $15 an hour in January.
4 months ago
The Grand Teton National Park reported its first grizzly bear sighting of 2022 on Sunday, March 13....
Mark Jones

Grand Teton National Park reports first grizzly bear sighting of 2022

The first grizzly bear sighting of 2022 in Grand Teton National Park was reported on Sunday, March 13.
4 months ago
The Utah Avalanche Center issued a Special Avalanche Bulletin for Saturday, March 12. Photo Credit:...
Mark Jones

Utah Avalanche Center issues special warning for this weekend

The Utah Avalanche Center is issued a Special Avalanche Bulletin for Saturday, March 12.
4 months ago
The Utah Wildlife Board voted Thursday to keep its restriction on the use of trail cameras in place...
Mark Jones

Utah Wildlife Board votes to restrict trail cameras at rule appeal hearing

The Utah Wildlife Board voted Thursday to keep the restrictions on trail cameras in place
4 months ago
winds may be to blame paraglider9-year-old boy taser swat dog dynamite evacuation shoplifter injury...
Mark Jones

Two people hurt in a motorized-glider accident near Toquerville

TOQUERVILLE, Utah — Two people were hurt Wednesday in a motorized-glider accident near Toquerville. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, a father and son were riding in a motorized machine with a parachute that had a propeller in the back.  Authorities say they were too close to telephone lines. When the two individuals realized […]
4 months ago