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This newsroom contains all the features on San Juan County Economic Development and Utah's Canyon Country.

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It’s About Time You Visit Utah’s Valley Of The Gods / Uproxx.com

  • Posted On: 2/27/19 at 09:06 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do, Utah's Canyon Country
Set your navigation for “Mexican Hat” and you’ll end up on the road toward Valley of the Gods. If you’re a film fan, this road is where Forrest Gump stopped his famous cross country run.

Online Initiative and Roving Forums Aim to Strengthen Rural Economy - SJR, 6 Feb 2019

  • Posted On: 2/6/19 at 08:39 AM
  • Category: Economic Development, Local News
The San Juan County Office of Economic Development has announced an online rural pilot program (ROI) that will be implemented by USU Extension thoughout Utah's southern counties, including San Juan County

Rider Magazine - (Mis)Adventures on the Utah Backcountry Discovery Route (BDR)

  • Posted On: 1/10/19 at 04:42 PM
Our plan was a no-brainer: ride the Utah Backcountry Discovery Route (UTBDR) from Mexican Hat, Utah, to the Idaho border, starting in Santa Barbara, California. Packing along both the official map and GPS tracks, and having already nixed a couple of “expert” sections from our route, we set off.

Utah Scenic Byways

  • Posted On: 1/4/19 at 11:55 AM
  • Category: Things to Do, Utah's Canyon Country
"The Trail of the Ancients National Scenic Byway is a place where monumental land forms connect with the sky, and vast fields of stars fill the nights."

Utah Explorer's Guide - The Regions Issue

  • Posted On: 1/4/19 at 10:57 AM
  • Category: Things to Do, Utah's Canyon Country
Learn about The Basket Makers of Twin Rocks Trading Post as well as The Ghosts of Greater Cedar Mesa and An Archaeologist's View of Greater Cedar Mesa