In the Tracks of Giants | Searching for Dinosaurs in the Southwest

Whether you were obsessed with dinosaurs as a kid, love the idea of giant lizards running around causing chaos, or you just love any movie franchise that stars both Jeff Goldblum and Chris Pratt... Dinosaurs are amazing! While we're all for a vacation that spontaneous with no real theme in site, how incredible would it … Continue reading In the Tracks of Giants | Searching for Dinosaurs in the Southwest

Southern Utah University Partners with Great Basin National Park to Preserve the Dark Skies

Southern Utah University has partnered with Great Basin National Park to help preserve the night skies by building and operating the first research-grade telescope in a National Park. The observatory opened on August 25th as part of the National Park Service Centennial celebration.

Explore Five More: Hidden Treasures Near Great Basin National Park

The solitude of this desert offers some of the darkest and clearest night skies in the country, and is one of the best places to view the Milky Way with the naked eye. Don’t miss out on Lehman Caves, the forgotten treasure of the park. After you’ve drunk in the night skies and deep caves, wander over to these five stunning locations as well.

Cedar City is the Gateway to the Parks

As we celebrate the first 100 years of the National Park Service, enjoy a look back at the vital role Cedar City, the Union Pacific Railroad and the Utah Parks Company played in the early years.