As the Brian Head fire continues to decrease in size, roads and attractions around the mountain are reopening. National Scenic Highway 143 is now reopen on both sides, from Parowan to Panguitch, as well as lodges, restaurants and boat rentals around Panguitch Lake. “We are so grateful to the firefighters, police force and volunteers who […]
Are you looking for a fun, family friendly, affordable way to celebrate the Christmas season? How about Christmas at the Homestead — the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, that is! The Utah Shakespeare Festival and the popular state park in Cedar City are once again partnering to provide a Christmas celebration for area residents and visitors.
The description of Utah as the “Crossroads of the West” takes on new meaning with a project recently contracted through the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT). But rather than the gold associated with the meeting of the rails, adventure seekers are now looking for green to be found along a national system of designated bike routes intended to connect the Atlantic to the Pacific.
Tranquil Downtown will get a little wild and wooly on Saturday, October 29th at 10 a.m. when Cedar City’s Annual Sheep Parade herds its way down Main Street. Considered one of the most unique parades in the country, over 1,000 head of sheep will follow the historic Livestock Trail down Cedar City’s Main Street!
It is that time of year again! As the kids get back to school and the weather starts to cool, the golden aspens and gleaming maple trees are ready to put on an extraordinary show. In southern Utah, the display of fall color is impressive and distinctive; the changing of the leaves is a sight one would not want to miss!
June 18th marks 20 years of hosting Summer Solstice Sunset programs at Parowan Gap. Celebrate the Summer Solstice at Parowan Gap with activities throughout the day, including workshops by archaeologist Garth Norman, a BBQ dinner and the traditional sunset program at the Gap. The summer solstice program began in 1996 with museum and visitor center […]
Are you ready to experience the colors, shapes, and structures of Southern Utah’s National Parks in a whole new way? Ready to be inspired by the way others see and interpret the beauty of the parks? The National Park Centennial celebration is bringing with it numerous opportunities to experience nature through art with exhibitions, art […]
Before groundhogs and modern-day calendars, ancient people used the movement of the Sun through uniquely aligned rock formations to tell them of the changing seasons. This Saturday, these ancient traditions are coming to life as the Summer Sun comes out of its winter home at the Parowan Gap. During the winter, as the morning sun […]
Are you looking for a fun, family friendly, affordable way to celebrate the Christmas season? How about Christmas at the Homestead—the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, that is! The Utah Shakespeare Festival and the popular state park in Cedar City are once again partnering to provide a weeklong Christmas celebration December 7 to 12 from […]
2016 marks the Centennial of the National Parks Service(NPS) and throughout the year, NPS will engage in a broad public campaign called “Find Your Park” to reintroduce national parks, monuments, recreation areas and historical sites to a new generation of Americans. Parks100 is a newly founded committee of over 25 organizations in what is known […]