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What is the Best Time of Year to Visit Moab, Utah?

Home to Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, and an abundance of public land, Moab has become an outdoor sports mecca of the Southwestern United States. Its picturesque and awe-inspiring landscape draws thousands of tourists in every year. Whether you come for the world-class mountain biking trails, to climb the historic desert towers found here, …

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Diamond Fork Hot Springs, Utah (First-Timer’s Guide)

About an hour south of Salt Lake City, and a half hour east from Spanish Fork, Utah, is the scenic and alluringly blue natural waters of Diamond Fork Hot Springs in Fifth Water Creek.  The hike up to the hot springs and waterfall takes only about an hour for the average hiker on this beautiful …

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Canoeing Ruby Horsethief Canyon (Permits, Logistics and Advice)

One of the best sections for a first-time overnight canoe trip on the Colorado River is known as Ruby Horsethief Canyon. When water levels are good here, it is an easy float trip with some mild rapid sections. There are a few put ins along the river in Fruita or Loma, Colorado, and takeout is …

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Rock Climbing in Arches National Park, Utah

Arches National Park in Moab, Utah: home to over 2,000 arches, hundreds of spires, fins, and balanced rocks. This desert landscape is certainly one of a kind. The park lies over 76,000 acres, and you easily feel how expansive it is as soon as you leave the gate. Rock climbing in Arches feels ancient and …

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