Recreation

Bonneville Shoreline Trail: Where the city yields to wilderness

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Somewhere between the city and the mountains, there’s a transition point. A point where the lights and noises fade, and the trees close in and wildness begins to whisper. In Weber County, that...

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Experience the joy of packing horses into the backcountry

If you want a little slice of heaven, pack your horses into an out-of-the-way mountainous location, say two enthusiasts. “If everything goes well, it’s...


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What's new and notable in backcountry gear

Utah’s wild landscape is an inspiring place, and it has helped stir the creativity of more than a few inventive gear designers and devisers. Seasoned...


Recreation

REVIEW: Polaris Slingshot like a Star Wars pod racer

I have never been into motorcycles. When I was a young boy in Tulsa, Oklahoma, I had friends with motorcycles who ended up getting hurt. My son had a motorcycle,...


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TroutBlitz: Fishing for science and prizes

Anglers can help TU catalog wild and native trout all across North America, and win flies for doing it.


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See cutthroat trout at Strawberry

HEBER CITY — You don’t have to be an angler to get a close look at cutthroat trout at Strawberry Reservoir. Biologists from the state Department of...




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Open-water swimming: How to do it in Northern Utah

BOUNTIFUL — It’s cold outside --- at least, it’s cold for swimming. But here we are: a group of 10 swimmers and a few kayaks, ready to try...


Recreation

Open-water swimming how-to tips

Places to go open water swimming in Northern Utah: Pineview Reservoir Willard Bay State Park East Canyon Reservoir Bear Lake Equipment needed: Bright colored...


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New Sports and Outdoor Recreation Expo this week

OGDEN —This Friday and Saturday, get ready for Dutch oven cooking, recurve bow shooting and a mobile dart tag game, among other vendors and activities at the...


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Public invited to attend historic cabin celebration

HYRUM — The public is invited to attend an open house hosted by the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest at the historic Blacksmith Fork Guard...


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Apply for an antlerless big game hunting permit

The chance to apply for a permit to hunt cow elk, doe deer or doe pronghorn is almost here. Applications for Utah antlerless permits will be accepted through www....


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What's new and notable in backcountry gear

Utah’s wild landscape is an inspiring place, and it has helped stir the creativity of more than a few inventive gear designers and devisers. Seasoned...


Open-water swimming: How to do it in Northern Utah

BOUNTIFUL — It’s cold outside --- at least, it’s cold for swimming. But here we are: a group of 10 swimmers and a few kayaks, ready to try...