Cedar Breaks National Monument

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Grand Circle

August 5, 2010, 9:31 am
The Grand Circle is a beautiful, vast region located in the Southwestern United States. Encompassing portions of five states – Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Nevada – the Grand Circle contains America’s largest concentration of national parks and monuments, woven together by extraordinary designated Scenic Byways.   Some of America’s ...

Experience Once-in-a-Lifetime Solar Eclipse, Solstices and Star Gazing in Southern Utah

June 14, 2010, 12:34 pm
Dark night skies in some areas of the world are a thing of the past, however in Southern Utah, low light pollution creates a perfect environment for astro-tourism. Get a close-up look at the cosmos each Monday at Southern Utah Univeristy’s Ashcroft Observatory, located on the hilltop just south ...

Astro-Tourism is Alive, Thriving in Southern Utah

May 10, 2010, 8:42 am
Dark night skies in some areas of the world are a thing of the past, however in Southern Utah, low light pollution creates a perfect environment for Astro-Tourism. “We are fortunate to have beautiful scenery in the daylight and access to stunning sky-capes at night”, according to Bonnie Char, ...

A weekend in St. George, Utah

April 5, 2010, 6:16 am
BUDGET Getting there The drive time from Las Vegas to St. George is 90 minutes to two hours (about 115 miles). One-way rates during frequent sale periods start at $129; 10-day advance notice; nonstop on AirTran or Delta. Stay Oversize guest rooms at the Crystal Inn Hotel and Suites feature a microwave, refrigerator, ...

The Latest on the Cedar Breaks--Will it become a National Park?

September 15, 2009, 8:51 am
There's been some more discussion lately about whether Cedar Breaks National Monument will become a National Park.The Iron County Commission in Parowan, Utah, met this week to discuss the possible change.OhRanger.com covered the story back in June. Get the details and check out photos of the proposed expansion here. ...

County Commission discusses Cedar Breaks monument-to-park change

September 15, 2009, 8:50 am
Grazing, hiking, tourism, public access, private property rights and Cedar City's watershed were the main topics addressed Monday by an estimated 40 participants at a public hearing before the Iron County Commission.The purpose of the hearing was to assist the county to best decide the direction of its proposal ...

Cedar Breaks: America’s Next National Park?

July 10, 2009, 8:44 am
Southern Utah, home to arguably the greatest concentration natural scenic wonders in the country, may soon have another of its stunning landscapes designated as a national park. If local park enthusiasts have their way, Cedar Breaks National Monument near Cedar City, Utah, may become a national park.As part of a ...

Duck Creek Chili Cook-Off: July 17-18

June 1, 2009, 11:51 am
    Duck Creek is offering a two-day event for the entire family to enjoy. This Chili cook-off will be offering a lot more than just chili! There will be tons of food, vendors, music, door prize give-aways, a duck derby, and a live band on both nights. There will ...