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    by Utah State Parks News
    Published - 07/15/14 - 01:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    View of the Shafer Trail from Dead Horse Point State Park. USP Photo
    View of the Shafer Trail from Dead Horse Point State Park. USP Photo
    (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) - Utah State Parks News for July 15th -

    July 20 Dead Horse Point State Park - Moab

    History of Trails: Join us at 10 a.m., for a presentation about the history of trails in the Moab area. We will discuss ancient cultures use of trails, Chaco Canyon roads, the Old Spanish Trail, Civilian Conservation Corps and trails within the park. Learn current organizations, methods, and tools involved in trail building and how you can participate in this process. 435-259-2614

    July 22 Frontier Homestead State Park Museum – Cedar City

    Children's Story Time: Join us at 10 a.m., to learn about the past through stories and history-related activities. Event is free and open to the public. 435-586-9290

    July 25 Dead Horse Point State Park - Moab

    Nightlife on the Wing: Join us at 8:30 p.m., to learn the truth behind the nocturnal life of bats, discover their vital importance to humans and watch bats fly overhead. Participants should meet at the visitor center amphitheater. 435-259-2614

    July 26 Snow Canyon State Park - Ivins

    Junior Ranger Program: Rock Art- Join us at 9 a.m., to explore a small rock art site and learn who created it, discuss its meaning and create your own rock art to take home. This activity is designed for children age’s five to 12, but everyone is welcome. Registration is required. 435-628-2255

    July 26 Frontier Homestead State Park Museum – Cedar City

    Genealogy Day: Join us from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., for a series of workshops detailing the preservation of documents and photographs, carrying out basic family history research and providing necessary tips for conducting oral histories. Additionally, there will be a variety of genealogy-themed activities. Cost is $5 per person. Space is limited and registration is required. 435-586-9290

    July 26 Antelope Island State Park - Syracuse

    Pioneer Day Celebrations: Join us from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., for a day of events and fun. At 11 a.m., join the park naturalist for a short hike to Lady Finger Point and learn about plants and animals; from noon to 2 p.m., enjoy pioneer games and activities; guided tours of the Fielding Garr Ranch from 3 to 4 p.m., and wool processing demonstrations all day. End the afternoon with cowboy poet Sam Deleeuw from 4 to 5 p.m. Entrance fees apply. 801- 649-5742

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