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Where the true west of myth and legend is alive today. Free from the distractions of metropolitan and urban life, the relaxing lifestyle in our charming towns and villages offers the perfect vacation, residential, or business environment.

We are located in the Four Corners region of the southwest United States. This is the heart of the Colorado Plateau with the textbook geology that created the breathtaking canyons and majestic mountains of Canyon Country. San Juan County provides a perfect, centralized base of travel to the world renowned features that surround us. National Parks and Monuments, including the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Canyonlands, Arches, Lake Powell, Natural Bridges, Hovenweep, and Mesa Verde are all within Canyon Country or easy driving distance. State parks include Edge of the Cedars Museum and the great Goosenecks of the San Juan River. All of this and more is easily visited from our excellent selection of motels, lodges, RV parks, campgrounds, and resorts. Fine dining as well as family restaurants complement the visitor experience.

Cultural and natural history experiences abound in Canyon Country. Edge of the Cedars State Park & Museum highlights the Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) culture with the largest display of artifacts in the Four Corners. Newspaper Rock Recreation Site offers a large petroglyph panel. Cowboy and Mormon history add color to the county's foundation as do Navajo, Hopi, Zuni, and Ute artisans whose work is available at local trading posts and galleries. Our annual crafts fairs, rodeos, ATV Safari, and the International Balloon Festival add to San Juan County's sense of excitement and adventure. Enjoy river rafting with an excellent guide, jeep into hidden canyons and across mountain ridges, hike, bike, 4-wheel, and ATV into and through Utah's Canyon Country for the vacation of a lifetime! With 9,000 feet of elevation change - almost 2 miles between 3,700 feet and 12,600 feet - from red rock canyons to alpine splendor, San Juan County has it all!

Whether seeking the perfect, relaxing, and informative vacation, an ideal place to retire, or excellent market location for your new or existing business, we truly offer a varied selection of venues! Affordable housing, property, and real estate coupled with good schools, college, and university make San Juan County in Utah's Canyon Country your dream environment!

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Events:

August, 2015

May 06, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
Dark Sky Program at Natural Bridges National Monument
Jul 31, 2015 - Aug 08, 2015
San Juan County Fair
Aug 11, 2015
Perseid Meteor Shower
Aug 14, 2015 - Aug 15, 2015
2015 Southern Company Contest Pow-Wow
Aug 14, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Joe Bartons & Scott Mitchell
Aug 21, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Home Town Harmony
Aug 22, 2015
Lecture: Birds in Ancestral Pueblo Rock Art and Culture
Aug 22, 2015
La Sal Mountain Summer Festival
Aug 28, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Dance

September, 2015

May 06, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
Dark Sky Program at Natural Bridges National Monument
Sep 04, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Randy Buchard & Anna Hart
Sep 10, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015
San Juan ATV Safari
Sep 11, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015
3rd Annual Indian Summer Festival
Sep 11, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Mary Kaye
Sep 18, 2015 - Sep 20, 2015
Utah Navajo Fair & Rodeo
Sep 18, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- James Michael
Sep 25, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Tango Dance
Sep 26, 2015
Lecture: Closer Than We Know

October, 2015

Oct 02, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Valerie & Allen Brown
Oct 09, 2015
Friday Night at the Fort- Elk Ridge Boys
Oct 10, 2015
Newspaper Rock 10K & 26K
Oct 24, 2015
Lecture: Repatriation and Reburial after 25 Years on NAGPRA in the Southwest

January, 2016

Jan 15, 2016 - Jan 17, 2016
18th Annual Bluff International Balloon Festival