One of my favorite hikes in our area is the nature trail around Tony Grove Lake. Tony Grove is a beautiful location for hiking, camping, fishing, picnicking, canoeing and observing wild life. Tony Grove is located up Logan Canyon. It’s approx. 19 miles in and there is a sign showing when to pull off the… Continue reading Hiking Utah- Tony Grove Nature Trail
Utah is a great state for hiking or nature paths as well as other outdoor activities. This summer my family and I took a drive up Nebo Loop Scenic Byway. It gets its name from Mount Nebo, which is the southern-most highest summit. We stopped off at Big East Lake, one of Payson Lakes. There… Continue reading Hiking Utah- Payson Lakes
In Utah we have a special holiday we celebrate every July 24th: Pioneer Day. It’s become a family tradition to spend the weekend of the 24th in Salt Lake City so we can enjoy the Days of ’47 events. It’s called the Days of ’47 because on July 24, 1847, Brigham Young arrived with the… Continue reading Celebrating Pioneer Day
Snow Canyon State Park is located near St George, Utah. We visited there for the first time last month when we went to see Shrek the Musical and Newsies at Tuacahn. Snow Canyon and Tuacahn are next door neighbors. The first trail we hiked was called Pioneer Names trail. This trail is short and sweet,… Continue reading Hiking Utah- Snow Canyon
Wind Cave trail is one of Logan Canyon’s hiking trails. I would call this is a moderate hike. It is a steady incline, but most of the trail is smooth and easy to navigate. It is 2 miles to the summit. The entire trail is narrow so we hiked single-file. It’s an ideal trail for… Continue reading Hiking Utah- Wind Cave Trail
Last week was our little town’s Black & White Days, so named for the Holstein cattle shows dating back to 1912. Apparently, this is the “longest running Holstein cattle show west of the Mississippi”. I didn’t take any photos of the Holstein. Tuesday-Friday held various cattle shows and other judging for 4-H and FFA. The… Continue reading Horse Pulls
Just kidding. For some reason I have the song line, “We’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave, the temperature’s rising, it isn’t surprising, she certainly can can-can!” stuck in my head. Actually, we are in the middle of a winter storm warning and freezing rain. My oldest son and I have been braving… Continue reading We’re Having a Heat Wave!