Outdoors + Recreation

Possible hoax threats against Utah schools were made this morning and police are on standby in case...
Mark Jones

Woman dies in rock climbing fall in Rock Canyon

A woman died following a rock climbing fall on Saturday, Provo police say.
2 days ago
Jack Walpole stays cool by sitting in his chair in the water as he and his family enjoy the day at ...
Emma Keddington

Utah getting two new community fishing ponds

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources wildlife board approved the new fisheries that will open next year.
2 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY -- With just a week until a potential government shutdown, Utah leaders are saying U...
Clayre Scott

‘We’ll find the money’: Utah leaders working to keep national parks open during potential government shutdown

With just a week until a potential government shutdown, Utah leaders are saying national parks will remain open without federal funding. 
4 days ago
If you notice bindweed invading your new flower bed, Taun suggests hand-pulling them once every thr...
Michelle Lee

Tips for bindweed control

One of the most-asked questions on the KSL Greenhouse show is, “How do I get rid of bindweed?” Here are some tips for bindweed control.
5 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Office of Tourism is awarding millions of dollars to local groups to hel...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah Office of Tourism awards $4.7 million to boost economy

Utah's Office of Tourism awarded millions of dollars in grant money to travel groups and non-profits to bring tourism dollars back to Utah.
6 days ago
Side by side images of Zion, Bryce, Canyonlands Capitol Reef, and Arches National Parks in Utah, wh...
Simone Seikaly

Utah national parks will stay open if there’s a government shutdown

Two Utah lawmakers say they won't let small towns surrounding the state's national parks suffer from a government shutdown.
8 days ago
Two buck deer in northern Utah. Photo credit: Jim Shuler...
Mark Jones

DWR offers tips for hunters as big game hunting seasons approaches

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources offers hunters a few reminders before leaving home.
9 days ago
An archery target with arrows sticking out. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has provided so...
Tim Hughes

DWR to offer free entry to 2 shooting ranges for National Hunting and Fishing Day

Utahns with a valid state hunting, fishing or combination license will get free entry to two ranges for National Hunting and Fishing Day.
9 days ago
The construction of the upcoming Lagoon ride, Primordial. (KSL TV)...
Larry D. Curtis

Lagoon’s Primordial set to open with special invitation for season pass holders

The highly anticipated new ride Primordial has arrived at Lagoon and will open.
12 days ago
In terms of the materials for building them, JayDee recommends redwood and cedar. (Canva)...
Michelle Lee

What to know about building raised garden beds

Are you a gardener who has limited space in your backyard? Then building raised garden beds is the way to go. JayDee Gunnell from USU Extension joined the KSL Greenhouse show with some tips.
12 days ago
a person collects mosquitoes at a pond in utah to test for west nile virus...
Samantha Herrera

First human case of West Nile virus in Salt Lake County in 2023 confirmed

Four human cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Utah for 2023 so far, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department.
12 days ago
The Bears Ears area (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)...
Peter Johnston

Lawmakers want to restrict presidential power to create monuments in Utah

Lawmakers say the Antiquities Act of 1906 gives presidents unilateral power to declare monuments in Utah.
12 days ago
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Ashley Moser, KSL-TV

2-month-old among 25 who jumped into water after houseboat fire at Lake Powell

A Utah family was forced to jump from their houseboat after it was engulfed in flames at Lake Powell.
13 days ago
Rudy Noorlander in a University of Utah hospital bed after the attack. (Courtesy: Katelynn Davis)...

Man recovering in Utah hospital after grizzly bear attack in Montana

Officials in Montana have closed a portion of the Custer Gallatin National Forest after a man was mauled by a grizzly bear.
15 days ago
FILE - The Grand Canyon National Park is covered in the morning sunlight as seen from a helicopter ...
Mark Jones

Virgina man dies at Grand Canyon National Park over the weekend

A 55-year-old man from Virginia died over the weekend at Grand Canyon National Park.
16 days ago
Image of wasps on a leaf stem. Here are ways to avoid being stung by a wasp....
Michelle Lee

How to prevent being stung by a wasp

Outdoor gardening can present a few obstacles for humans, including sunburn, muscle fatigue, and being stung by a wasp. What’s happening? Is this the attack of the wasps?
19 days ago
Hikers explore a trail in Alta Ski Area....
Mariah Maynes

Alta Ski Area to host annual tree planting day

Alta Ski Area's annual tree planting event is a step toward conservation of the land that many of us recreate in.
20 days ago
A view of flooding caused by heavy rain is seen in Gower Gulch near Zabriskie Point in Death Valley...
Forrest Brown

Rain has closed America’s driest, hottest national park

Due to rain, Death Valley has been closed for more than two weeks.
20 days ago
Image of a Kokanee Salmon....
Tim Hughes

A chance to witness nature in Utah

Get a chance to witness Utah's nature as the highly sought after Kokanee Salmon are heading up rivers and streams in Utah to spawn.
21 days ago
FILE - A skier turns through the trees at Powder Mountain. (Jeffrey D. Allred/Deseret News)...
Mariah Maynes

Reed Hastings invests $100 million into Powder Mountain

Reed Hastings, the co-founder of Netflix has made a $100 million investment into Powder Mountain Ski Resort.
21 days ago
David Rice, Conservation Coordinator at Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, joined Taun and Tim...
Michelle Lee

Landscape irrigation and turf management guide

Back in June, the KSL Greenhouse show was at Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, where Taun and Tim discussed landscape irrigation and turf management.
22 days ago
A mountain biker rides on a trail. Solitude Mountain Resort will celebrate the grand opening of its...
Mariah Maynes

Solitude Bike Park opening for monthlong run

Solitude will celebrate the grand opening of its new bike park on Friday, Sept. 8. The grand opening will feature a DJ and free donuts.
22 days ago
A view of the sand dunes at sunrise in Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, located 35 miles southeast...
Mark Jones

Colorado man dead after accident at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

A Colorado man died over the weekend following an OHV accident at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park. Officials say the victim lost control of the side-by-side he was driving, forcing it to roll over.
23 days ago
Bycatch from a sampling of mosquitoes at the Salt Lake Mosquito Abatement lab....
Simone Seikaly

What to know about mosquitoes and West Nile ahead of Labor Day

Several new pools of mosquitoes with West Nile Virus were reported across northern Utah ahead of the long Labor Day weekend.
26 days ago