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Just west of Zion National Park, this picturesque ghost town was established by zealous 19th-century Mormon pioneers, who planted fruit orchards and irrigated farm fields alongside the Virgin River. It seemed like an agricultural utopia – until spring floods and armed conflicts with Native American tribes discouraged most settlers from making a permanent home here. The last residents only left in the 1940s, and the ghost town has been restored painstakingly since then.

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Cross foxes are relatively common in the northern areas of North America, and comprise up to 30% of Canada's red fox population. Cross foxes were once abundant in Idaho and Utah before being largely killed off. by Ben Andrew

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from The Crazy Tourist

19 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Utah

Bryce Canyon, Utah // Bryce Canyon is home to the largest collection of hoodoos in the world. Hoodoos are unique rock formations created by uneven erosion and weathering, giving them a distinctive and unmissable appearance. At Bryce Canyon, you will also find woodland, wildlife and caves, making it a hiker’s paradise. At night, the lack of local light sources create the perfect location for stargazing with unparalleled starry skies.

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American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign | Oppose Roundup of Oregon's South Steens Mustangs | Please SIGN and share your comments with the BLM. Thanks.

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Petición · End the Coyote bounty hunt in Utah · Change.org -Last year, hunters killed more than 12,000 coyotes in the state of Utah. Half of those were rewarded with a $50 bounty that the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) set aside to encourage the animals’ annihilation.

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