Outdoors

Weigh in on the Outdoors

One of Utah’s thorniest issues is public lands. The Legislature and governor are aggressively moving to take over federal lands. A more immediate threat to their plans, of course, is the possibility that President Obama...

Try Before You Buy with Park City Bike Demos

Park City is the kind of town where you see a lot of bikes that are more expensive than the cars to which they’re racked.

Bryce Canyon Fly-in

Private pilots, many in classic aircraft, will be flocking into Bryce Airport this weekend, Aug, 26-27, for the annual fly-in and car show. The remote airstrip is tucked into the spectacular scenery of Bryce Canyon...

Sport: Deseret News Classic Marathon

  On July 24, 1847, a determined company of Mormon pioneers realized their dreams upon entering the Great Salt Lake Valley. Pulling handcarts and driving wagons with oxen, they slowly trudged across the...

Stein Eriksen Lodge seeks third straight title as World's Best Ski Hotel

They won in 2014. They won in 2015. Can they win again in 2016? For the past three years, the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City has been named the nation's and the...

"Red Rock Testimony" fights for Bears Ears

A new book, Red Rock Testimony: Three Generations of Writers Speak on Behalf of Utah’s Public Lands, hopes to influence the Obama administration and Congress as they make decisions about southern Utah’s public lands. Copies...

2016 Summit Challenge for Bicyclists of all abilities

The National Ability Center is hosting its annual Summit Challenge on Saturday, August 27 in Park City. The Summit Challenge offers three different bicycle road courses for cyclists of all abilities. All...

Best of the Beehive 2016: Family and Pets

From "Best Sartorial Savvy" to "Best Local Skincare"

Best of the Beehive 2016: Outdoors

From "Best Volunteercation" to "Best Place to Shut Up and Hang On"

Lantern Fest returns to Salt Lake

When the world first saw the movie Tangled, everyone wanted to experience the floating lanterns that were such a big part of the movie in real life. You're kidding yourself if you...

Utah Olympic Park Summer Adventures

The snow has melted, and it's time to take advantage of the sunshine. Utah Olympic Park has adventure activities for everyone, from the reluctant outdoor explorer to the hard-core adrenaline junkie. The...

Utah No. 1 in Awesome

If you’re like us, you’re gritting your teeth that Fodor’s, the uncool travel guide, has chosen Utah as the Top Destination in the galaxy. That, of course, means our fantastic, somewhat unsullied outdoors...

Move Over, Moab

Gooseberry Mesa Trail near Hurricane, Utah; photo by Andreas Siegel  When the mountain biking craze rolled from Marin County to Moab in the ’80s, the tiny town quickly became the prime location for...

Take a Hike: Parley's "Dog" Creek to Suicide Rock

Distance: About 3 miles for both the Creek trail and the Suicide Rock trail into The Reservoir. Time: If you're just taking your dog to splash with canine counterparts and heading back, about an...

Take a Hike: Farmington Creek Trail (Lagoon Section)

Distance: 2 to 6 miles (depending on who you're with/where you start) Elevation gain: 284 feet (below the base of the mountain) Time: Three ways to do this hike or bike: Start near the...
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