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Bates Wilson

Canyonland’s First “Friend”: Bates Wilson

May 24, 2024

By Blaine Reniger, Host of the History Hour on KZMU Bates Wilson arrived in Moab in 1949, taking on the role of General Superintendent for both Arches National Monument and Natural Bridges National Monument. Described as affable and approachable, Bates had a knack for simplifying complex subjects like geology, making them easily understandable to others.…

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The Ancient and Unrivaled Beauty of Arches National Park

April 23, 2024

The Ancient and Unrivaled Beauty of Arches National Park Arches National Park is Utah’s red-rock wonder—a true geological masterpiece and a living museum of natural history. Carved by the elements over millennia, Arches stands witness to the Earth’s powerful and tireless work. Today, we’ll trace the evolution of this otherworldly terrain and follow the history…

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Your Essential Guide to Arches National Park Timed Ticket Entry

April 8, 2024

Your Essential Guide to Arches National Park Timed Ticket Entry Are you one of the 1.5 million plus visitors who will look to visit Arches National Park during the busy season of March through October this year? The draw of Arches, with its red-hued geological wonders in the heart of Utah’s desert where the Earth…

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