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Joshua Tree Made Me a Desert Person

And it will make you one, too. The park is our 62 Parks Traveler's first stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park in a year.

Emily Pennington
Feb 20, 2020

Drilling Under Slickrock Is Dumb

First Bears Ears, now Slickrock. Why should we trade high-value recreation for low-value extraction in Utah's mountain-bike mecca?

Heather Hansman
Feb 11, 2020

Utah Wanted All the Tourists. Then It Got Them.

As red-rock meccas like Moab, Zion, and Arches become overrun with visitors, our writer wonders if Utah's celebrated Mighty Five ad campaign worked too well—and who gets to decide when a destination is "at capacity."

Mark Sundeen
Jan 29, 2020