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History/ Geology/ Ghost Towns

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Destinations- Viewing Sites
Events and Activities
Gold Prospecting Resources
Ghost Towns
Treasure Hunting Resources


Destinations- Viewing Sites

American West Heritage Center
Anasazi State Park Museum
Bar M Chuckwagon
Benson Grist Mill
BYU Earth Science Museum
Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn
Museums Statewide
Children's Museum
Cove Fort
Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum
International Society of Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Edge of the Cedars
Emery County Pioneer Museums
Fairview Museum of History
Fort Bueneventura
Fort Douglas
Fremont Indian State Park
Gardner Village
Great Basin Museum

Heritage Museum of Layton
Hill Aerospace Museum
Iron Mission State Park
John Hutchings Museum of Natural History
Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum
Museum of Peoples and Cultures
Museum of Antropology
Red Rock Ranch Outfitters
Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum
San Rafael Muesum
Territorial Statehouse
This is the Place State Park
Topaz Mountain Museum
Union Station
Utah Musem of Natural History
Utah Field House of Natural History
Utah Heritage Highway 89
Utah Trails Resort
Western Mining and Railroad Museum
Wheeler Farm

Leave nothing but Footprints...
Take nothing but Photographs...




Dinosaur Links

Cleveland- Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry
College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric MuseumDinosaur National Monument
Thanksgiving Point
Ogden's George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park
Mill Canyon
Dinosaurland near Vernal
Dinosaur Museum in Blanding
St. George Dinosaur Tracks
Utah Field House of Natural History



Geocaching Games and Activities

A relatively new sport called Geocachingawaits the entire family and all you need is a GPS and a few inexpensive trinkets to trade. This is the sport where you are the search engine. In geocaching you search for a geocache with a map and your GPS.

Utah Association of Geocachers-- UTAG has resources and sponsors events for the Utah Geocaching crowd.

Utah State Parks Geocaching Brochure

Utah Cache Games -- Cach-U-Nuts is a series of games for Utah Geocachers for the serious (is that the correct word?) Utah Geocacher.

Where's George-- Find out where your money's been. You can track currency movement by tracking serial numbers on dollar bills. Geocachers like to use Where's George bills in geocaching games.

Learn more about the Jaos Adventure Rally

Shopping for a GPS? Check out Magellan's website for your newest GPS and their new Road Mate

GPS Information-- Understanding how GPS works, Tips for purchasing, Product Reviews

Geocaching Software Downloads-- To quickly download waypoints to your GPS. Easyspeak GPS works great for most Magellan GPS receivers.

Geoteaming- Events involve one or more teams who go on a high-tech treasure hunt. Each team is given GPS units that are pre-programmed with vital coordinates of the goals, called caches. Utilizing the GPS units and team skills, each team collaborates to find caches, which often take the form of hidden boxes or team challenges.

Armchair Treasure Hunt Club-- The Armchair Treasure Hunt Club is for people who like puzzles that lead to real buried treasure. The web site contains all the details about the Club and how to join, as well as other features like a bulletin board and chat area.

International Orienteering Organization-- Orienteering has been described as "running while playing chess" and "cunning running". Map reading and compass skills are a must, as well as a good constitution.

Utah Orienteering

Letterboxing in North America

Learn about Trimble Outdoors and how you can share your next adventure!





Events and Activities

Mountain Man Rendevous
Fort Bridger Rendezvous
Smoke and Thunder Listings



Festivals of the American West
Prehistory Week Activities
Traditional Building Skills Institute


Pow Wows

Tribes in Utah
Navajo Tribe
About the Navajo Nation
Navajo Cultural Events
Ute Tribe
Ute Nation
Spirit Eagle Dancers
500 Nations
Calendar from Utah Events
Pow Wow Power
Native American Celebrations


Ghost Towns

Ghost Towns list from Utah.com
Ghost Town Gallery
Abandoned Places
Ghost Towns in Utah
Utah Ghost Towns
Untravled Road near Beaver
Ghost Town Rallies
Regional Ghost Town Listings
Ghost Town Books
Monument Gallery
Picture Utah
Ghost Towns.com
Online Utah

For one of the finest texts on Utah's Ghost Towns, obtain a copy of The Historical Guide to Utah's Ghost Towns Written by Stephen L. Carr and published by Western Epics



Mineral Collectors of Utah
Geode Beds near Dugway
Trilobite Beds near Delta
Topaz Mountain
Utah Outdoor Activities


Treasure Hunting Resources
Win a Metal Detector in this monthly contest!
Lost Treasure Magazine
Treasure Hunter's Code of Ethics
Metal Detector Field Tests from Lost Treasure
Treasure Tip of the Day
Garrett Metal Detectors
Tesoro Metal Detectors
Kellyco Detectors Superstore
Minelab Metal Detectors

Gold PanGold Prospecting Resources Gold Pan

Northern Utah Prospectors Association
Utah Gem and Mineral Clubs
Gold Miner's Headquarters
Modern Dredging Information and Gold Dictionary
Gold Vacations
Links from the Utah Geological Survey
Mining Claims on BLM Lands
Abandoned Mine Cleanup in Utah
Abandoned Mine Cleanup Program
Abandoned Mine Safety Program
Recreational Gold Prospecting
Places to go in Utah
Utah Prospecting
Treasure Hunters Hideout
Historical Prospecting and Publications
Ancient Treasure Hunter
Oro and Plata
Treasure Net
Gold Prospectors of the Rockies
Rock Hounding Rules of Utah
Tooele Gem and Mineral Society
Gold Maps Links
Bill and Linda's Prospecting Page
Slim's Prospecting Page
Ghost Towns of Utah
Lost Rhodes Mines Forum
Tom Ashworth's Prospecting Site
Beehive Rock and Gem Club



Utah State Historical Society
Utah State Archaelogical Society
History for Kids
Utah County History Resources
State Capitol Preservation
Utah History Encyclopedia
State Symbols


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