If you are car camping across the Southwest, here are some recommendations and recollections of great forest service campgrounds where we have stayed. You can usually drive right in and find a spot, and be surrounded by the beauty of the area. California: During a recent road trip to California, we were pleasantly surprised by […]
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This incredible short film, Journey to Skate Boulder, touches on all the beauty and magnificence that are the Canyons of Southern Utah. Watching it made us homesick here at TrailDirt, as we lived and worked in this country for almost seven years. The scenery, the places, the beauty of Southern Utah is perfectly encapsulated in […]
At Outdoor Retailer’s Winter Market 2013 show, the state of Utah and its governor, Gary Herbert, presented “The State of Utah Outdoor Recreation Vision” after suggestions from the large trade show and its constituency to plan for and protect outdoor recreation and natural resources in the state of Utah. As a former Utah resident, taxpayer, […]
A group of Utah campers claim to have been stalked by a Bigfoot creature during a recent trip into Provo Canyon. In typical poor-quality, jerky-running Bigfoot video fashion, the clip of the supposed creature lasts only 45 seconds–and is inconclusive. The campers claim the creature stopped and stared at them before they ran off, leaving all […]
Hey–you wanna go to Zion National Park on a crazy-busy holiday weekend? Without much in the way of researched camping spots, plans or outdoor gear? Sounds fun! Craig Hill writes a cheerful and visually rich travelogue of a last-minute road trip to Zion National Park. Among his many entertaining conclusions: picking the right cohort is […]
Planning a trip to Zion National Park? Let this 2:47 video whet your appetite for the Navajo Sandstone, the colors, and the jaw-dropping beauty that is Utah’s canyon country. Be sure to also visit the National Park Service’s web site for Zion.