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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Get Kids Outdoors Plus Splash Down Cataract Canyon

At utah.com we believe outdoor recreation and adventure can be very beneficial, particularly for young people. We fully support the initiative outlined below.

US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has laid out her vision for getting America's youth to play, learn, serve and work outdoors. In the video below she explains the plan. Check out www.doi.gov/youth for more details.


Splash Down Cataract
One of the most thrilling adventures imaginable is a whitewater river trip over big rapids. CataractCanyon, on the Colorado below Moab, offers rapids that rate with the best anywhere.

NationalParksTraveler.com has this great article:

Essential Paddling Guide: Cataract Canyon, Sample The Best Of The Southwest's Rivers

From the time your raft enters the Colorado River near Moab, Utah, until you reach Lake Powell in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, this outing through Cataract Canyon in Canyonlands will both infuse you with the joy of riverrunning and provide a solid introduction to the lore and history of canyon country.

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