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Bear’s Ears Camping and Campgrounds 2024

There are many camping opportunities in and around Bear’s Ears National Monument in southeast Utah. Cedar Mesa, Grand Gulch, Comb Ridge, and the surrounding BLM and US Forest Service lands offer public campgrounds, dispersed camping, and backcountry camping. Campers preferring private campgrounds will find many choices in Bluff, Blanding, and Monticello, Utah. Use this guide […]

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Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) Indian Ruins near Blanding, UT

Ancestral Puebloans (Anasazi) once lived across all of Southeast Utah and the four corners area. Today it’s a pleasure to visit the ruins and rock art they left behind. From tiny piles of potsherds to massive cliff dwellings what remains makes us marvel at these prehistoric inhabitants. Blanding, UT is in the heart of Anasazi […]

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Guide to Camping and Campgrounds in Bear’s Ears National Monument

Bear’s Ears National Monument in southeast Utah has great camping opportunities. Cedar Mesa, Grand Gulch, and Comb Ridge form the core of the monument which has both BLM and US Forest Service land. Blanding, Bluff, and Monticello, UT are nearby communities. Private campgrounds, public campgrounds, dispersed camping, and backcountry camping all offer different camping experiences. […]

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2023 Permits, Passes & Fees for Cedar Mesa, Comb Ridge & Bear’s Ears

If you are planning a visit to Bear’s Ears National Monument, Cedar Mesa, Comb Ridge, or other areas in southeast Utah you will likely need a permit or pass from the BLM. If you are just driving the highway and visiting developed sites no permits are needed but hikers and backcountry users need a pass […]

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Roadside Ruins in Southeast Utah

Ruins and rock art are plentiful in SE Utah and these roadside ruins are a place to stretch your legs, enjoy the incredible natural surroundings, and visit ancient cliff dwellings, ruins, and rock art. This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Some links on this site are affiliate […]