Category Archives: Hiking

Hiking With Kids: Lower calf Creek Falls

GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT, UTAH — Even at the most crowded time of the year (UEA weekend  an annual four-day break from school in Utah), we had the falls to ourselves. Advertisements

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Goatspotting in Little Cottonwood Canyon

This Saturday, the girls didn’t have soccer, my wife didn’t have work, and it wasn’t raining. After a long winter and wet spring, we were ready to get outside. So when my wife emailed me Tuesday asking if we could … Continue reading

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Utah with Kids: Canyonlands National Park (Needles)

  SOUTH OF MOAB — Of all the Christmas gifts we’ve gotten as a family, we plan on getting the most mileage out of our National Parks annual pass from Katie’s sister Mandie. That free admission to any National Park … Continue reading

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Utah with Kids: Zion National Park

“The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.” – Psalm 87:2 There are less-memorable places to lose your first baby tooth. And my 5-year-old’s gap-toothed grin, sparked by the towering canyon walls above … Continue reading

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Amid the ancients: Great Basin National Park

Hours of empty driving. Sagebrush, playas, dust devils, the occasional semi. That’s what it takes to get to Great Basin National Park.

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Hiking with kids: Silver Lake

BRIGHTON — It’s late May, and before too long, the snow will be gone, opening up the Big Cottonwood Canyon and Brighton Ski area to some fantastic hiking.

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