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Canyonlands National Park

I'm With Stupid: A Dumbed-Down Definition of 'Monumental'

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.05.2015 | Denver
Todd Hartley

I've been doing a bunch of research recently on Browns Canyon National Monument, which many of you may not realize is now a thing. It's over on the other side of Independence Pass from Aspen, on the far side of the Arkansas River between Buena Vista and Salida, roughly.

I'm With Stupid: In the White Rim, With Backs Hurtin'

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.15.2015 | Denver
Todd Hartley

Over the years, I've visited Utah plenty of times, including about eight or nine trips to Moab, and I've visited Arches National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park three or four times each.

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and m...

This Timelapse of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks Is Insanely Rad

Roadtrippers | Posted 04.12.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

With its towering sandstone arches, out-of-this-world views, and miles of rugged landscape, Arches and Canyonlands are like no other places on Earth. But when the sun goes down, that's when the real show starts.

From Spectacular to Unthinkable

Michael Brune | Posted 08.14.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

Tar-sands mining is a terrible idea anywhere for all kinds of reasons, but the idea of doing it right next door to some of our greatest national parks, in one of the most spectacular wilderness landscapes of North America, is like slashing the Mona Lisa with a box cutter.

Colo. Court Rules In On Utah's Energy Sector

AP | By COLLEEN SLEVIN | Posted 01.19.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A federal appeals court must decide if the Obama administration gave energy companies sufficient notice that it was scrapping oil and gas le...

Hiker Breaks Leg In Utah Desert, Crawls For 4 Days To Safety

AP | By JOSH LOFTIN | Posted 11.26.2011 | Impact

By JOSH LOFTIN, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY -- A North Carolina man crawled four days across the Utah desert after breaking his leg on a solo h...

Activist Faces Up To Ten Years For False Bids At Oil And Gas Auction

AP | CHI-CHI ZHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — An environmental activist was convicted Thursday of making $1.8 million in false oil and gas drilling bids at a federal auction...

Moab, Utah: Rugged, Challenging, and Unexpectedly Romantic

Katherine Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Katherine Nichols

Moab, Utah, is a Mecca for off-road bike enthusiasts. Capped with isolated, moonlit evenings, it was one of the most romantic getaways we've ever shared.

PHOTOS: Top Ten Quirky National Parks

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With 58 national parks in the United States, it can be a challenge to resist visiting the big ten and head to a lesser known national park. Kobuk Va...

Are Feds Targeting Environmentalist For Opposing Oil Leases?

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — The federal government has acknowledged it never prosecuted anyone who failed to pay a bid for drilling rights in Utah until a ...

Ken Burns' National Parks: What's Your Favorite Rocky Mountain Park? (PHOTOS, VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Ken Burns has created yet another cinematic masterpiece with "National Parks: America's Best Idea" which chronicles the history of the United States n...

The Red Rock Wilderness Act: Our Chance to Be Present at the Creation

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

For the first time, the U.S. House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forest, and Public Lands will consider a bill designed to protect millions of acres of spectacular Utah lands as wilderness.

A Victory for America's Land

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

The Interior Secretary has announced that he is canceling all 77 contested leases surrounding some of Utah's most stunning national parks. This redrock wilderness can now remain part of our natural heritage.

Why Bush's Last Minute Land Giveaway in Utah Matters

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

I was surprised when the Bureau of Land Management announced plans to hand over 6.4 million acres of public lands near some of Utah's most famous national parks to oil and gas companies.