Tag Archives: Photography

Utah Fitness Trails

Utah Hiking Biking Running & Walking Trails

Featured Photo: Jordan River Parkway In January
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Salt Lake Area

Jordan River Parkway Trail  Wasatch Front  *Best

Ensign Peak Trailhead  Downtown City Views

Memory Grove Park  Downtown

Bonneville Shoreline Trail  Wasatch Front  *Best

Red Butte Canyon  Salt Lake

Parleys Historic Nature Park  Salt Lake

Liberty Park  Salt Lake  *Best

Sugar House Park  Sugarhouse  *Best

Mount Olympus Trailhead

Murray Park  *Best

Flat Iron Mesa Park  Sandy  *Best

Bell Canyon Trail  Sandy *Best

Mueller Park Trail  Bountiful

Decker Lake Park  West Valley

Millcreek Canyon

Grandeur Peak Trailhead

Porter Fork Trail

Lower Big Water Trail

Big Cottonwood Canyon

Butler Fork To Dog Lake Trail

Donut Falls Trailhead  Forest Hiking

Provo Area

Timpanogos Cave *Best

Mt. Timpanogos North Trailhead  *Best

Utah Outdoor Organizations

Art Shows

Utah Art Exhibits

Exhibitions, Displays, Shows, Expos, Fairs, Openings, Art Lovers

December

Air Space
Tiana Birrell: Weight of a Cloud
December 1-31, 2021–January 8, 2022
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
20 S. West Temple, Salt Lake

Glass Art Show
Dec 1–Dec 20, 2021,  9:30 am–5 pm
Red Butte Garden, UoU, Salt Lake

Russian Art Exhibit *Free
December 1, 2021–February 24, 2022
Mondays–Thursdays,  9 am–5 pm
Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley

Local Artist On Display
December 1-31, 2021
Gale Center of History and Culture
10300 Beckstead Ln, South Jordan

January 2022

Face to Face Portraiture by Utah Artists
January 5-31, 2022, Noon–9 pm
Urban Arts Gallery, Rio Grande, Salt Lake

MFA Interim Exhibition Art Show
January 10-28, 2022, M-F  8 am–8 pm
Alvin Gittins Gallery, University of Utah
Department of Art & Art History

November

Art Gallery Exhibitions
November 1-31, 2021
W, Th, F, S,  11 am–6 pm
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Air Space
Tiana Birrell: Weight of a Cloud
November 1–January 8, 2022
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
20 S. West Temple, Salt Lake

Murray Juried Art Show
Nov 1-17, 2021,  10 am–7 pm
Murray City Library

Gathering of the Guilds
November 2-28, 2021
Urban Arts Gallery
Rio Grande, Salt Lake

Glass Art Show
Nov 6–Dec 20, 2021,  9:30 am–5 pm
Red Butte Garden, UoU, Salt Lake

Local Artist On Display
November 1–December 31, 2021
Gale Center of History and Culture
10300 Beckstead Ln, South Jordan

Russian Art Exhibit *Free
November 18–February 24, 2022
Mondays–Thursdays,  9 am–5 pm
Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley

Painting & Drawing Club Exhibition
Nov 22–Dec 3, 2021, M-F  8 am–8 pm
Alvin Gittins Gallery, University of Utah
Department of Art & Art History

October

Sandy Visual Art Show
Oct 22, 2021, 5 pm
Sandy Senior Center
9310 S 1300 E, Sandy

Local Artist On Display
October 1–December 31, 2021
Gale Center of History and Culture
10300 Beckstead Ln, South Jordan

Art Gallery Exhibitions
October 1-31, 2021
W, Th, F, S,  11 am–6 pm
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Murray Juried Art Show
Oct 27–Nov 17, 2021,  10 am–7 pm
Murray City Library

Art Related Events

Utah Places of Interest

Top Locations to Visit In Utah

Featured Photo: Historic Utah Governor’s Mansion, 603 E S Temple, Salt Lake__ScottyReed

Salt Lake City Area

Temple Square
Cathedral of the Madeleine
The Historic Governor’s Mansion
Joseph Smith Memorial Building
Crone’s Hollow – Pagan Community Center

Red Butte Garden

Tracy Aviary

Gilgal Sculpture Garden

This Is The Place Heritage Park

Liberty Park

The Beehive House

Trolley Square
602 E 500 S, Salt Lake City

Sandy

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
Rio Tinto Stadium

West Jordan

Gardner Village
Kennecott Copper Mine

Murray

Murray Park

Park City Area

Utah Olympic Park
3419 Olympic Pkwy, Park City, UT 84098
(435) 658-4200

Utah County–Utah Valley

Lehi

Thanksgiving Point

American Fork

Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Provo

Brigham Young University Museum of Art
Brigham Young University
Campus Dr, Provo, UT 84602

Hines Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Springville

Springville Museum of Art

Spanish Fork

Krishna Temple

Payson

Peteetneet Museum and Cultural Arts Center

Tooele County

Bonneville–Wendover

Utah Bonneville Salt Flats

Stansbury Park

Stansbury Park Observatory Complex

Grantsville

Utah Motorsports Campus

The Old Grantsville Church

Davis County

Syracuse

Antelope Island State Park

Weber County

Ogden

Eccles Mansion – Community Art Center

Juab County

Little Sahara Sand Dunes

San Juan County

The Four Corners

Central & Southern Utah Area

Mystic Hot Springs
475 E 100 N, Monroe, UT 84754

Ogden Nature Center Free Saturday

Hawk

The Ogden Nature Center will offer free admission and naturalist-guided activities on Saturdays throughout the summer. Free hands-on crafts, nature walks and activities provided.

Located in the heart of Ogden, you’ll find a 152-acre nature preserve and education center open to the public year-round. Visitors enjoy 1.5 miles of walking trails, picnic areas, tree houses, bird blinds and an exhibit of live birds of prey. The preserve is a hot spot for birding. Two of Utah’s greenest buildings are on site to teach about sustainable structures. A unique gift shop is located in the Visitor Center.

The Ogden Nature Center offers a wide variety of classes & workshops for all ages including art, photography, birding, wildlife in Utah, outdoor recreation, conservation, sustainability, summer camps and more.

Ogden Nature Center
966 W 12th St, Ogden, UT 84404
(801) 621-7595

Jordan River Parkway Trail–Winchester Park

Jordan River Parkway Trail bridge crossing Jordan River near Winchester Park in Murray, Utah (Featured Photo)

Bicyclist riding Jordan River Parkway Trail with mid-January snow near Winchester Park, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail Photo Album

National & State Parks

Best State & National Parks In Utah

Distance From Salt Lake City

Salt Lake Area

Great Salt Lake State Park  Magna 19 miles

East Canyon State Park  Morgan 36 miles

Rockport State Park  Peoa 37 miles

Jordanelle State Park  Heber 37 miles
Rock Cliff Nature Center

Antelope Island State Park  Syracuse 43 miles

Wasatch Mountain State Park  Midway 46 miles

Utah Lake State Park  Provo 46 miles

Echo State Park  Coalville 48 miles

Willard Bay State Park  51 miles *Best

Deer Creek State Park  Heber 54 miles

Northern Utah Area

Hyrum Lake State Park  77 miles

Bear River State Park  Garden City 122 miles *Best

Southern Utah Area

Starvation State Park  Duchesne 116 miles

Fremont Indian State Park & Museum  Sevier 183 miles

Arches National Park  Moab 230 miles *Best

Dead Horse Point State Park  245 miles *Best

Bryce Canyon National Park  268 miles *Best

Zion National Park  308 miles *Best

Related Resources

Utah State Parks

Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation

Temple Square & Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah

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I begin my downtown Salt Lake City walk after parking at 4th South & Main. It’s a beautiful sunny January day!

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Some interesting architecture to see along Main Street in Salt Lake City, Utah

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LDS Church Office Building in Temple Square

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Is that a halo?

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LDS Temple, such a marvelous work of wonder

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Angle Moroni blowing his horn!

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Statue of Brigham Young

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A beautiful pond in front of the Temple

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Bare Tree January Beauty

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LDS Conference Center, walking along North Temple now

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Water fountain at LDS Conference Center

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Walking through Temple Square

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Mormon Tabernacle where the Mormon Tabernacle Choir performs

Utah Walking Paths Photo Journal

Our chief editor Scotty Reed on a fitness craze decided to walk his extra pounds away while photographing some of Utah’s best running, hiking, biking and walking trails. Come follow his journey!

Jordan River Parkway Trail - 7800 S to 6500 S - West Jordan, UtahJordan River Parkway Trail – 7800 S to 6500 S – West Jordan, Utah

Jordan River Parkway Trail - 4800 S to 3900 S - Taylorsville, UtahJordan River Parkway Trail – 4800 S to 3900 S – Taylorsville, Utah

20140118_115649Jordan River Parkway Trail – 5400 S to 4800 S – Taylorsville, Utah

20140117_121326Jordan River Parkway Trail – 6500 S to 5400 S – Murray, Utah

20140116_133606Temple Square & Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah

*High Resolution photo’s may be downloaded and used for personal use providing credit is given with a link to UtahAgenda.com. Sorry no Hot-Linking permitted.

Art Classes

Utah Art Schools, Lessons

Learn to paint, draw, sculpt. Enjoy a girls’ night out, or just a special occasion, office party, church group gathering, shower, birthday, school activity, fundraiser, or graduation party

Salt Lake City Area

Michaels
Folk Art, Drawing, Painting, Arts & Crafts
Numerous Utah Locations

Daily Painting Events
Painting With A Twist, Murray

Daily Painting Events
Easily Art Studio
Jordan Landing, West Jordan

Learning To Paint Events
Daily Classes Ongoing
Painting With A Twist, South Jordan

Milk and Cookies Painting
107 East Benson Way E, Sandy

Color Me Mine
Ceramic Painting
51 W 10600 S, Sandy

Art Classes
Tooele City Arts Council
90 North Main Street, Tooele

Craft Workshops & Classes
Tooele City Arts Council
90 North Main Street, Tooele

Park City Area

Art Classes Workshops & Camps
Sculpture, Pottery, Figure Drawing, Painting
Kimball Art Center
1251 Kearns Blvd, Park City

Provo Utah Valley Area

Paint The Night
Second Fridays Monthly
SCERA Center for the Arts, Orem

Ogden North Salt Lake Area

Family Art Night
Recycled Collage
January 17, 2022, 6:30–8:30 pm
Bountiful Davis Art Center

  • Pottery Classes
  • Sculpting
  • Photography
  • Woodcarving
  • Graphic Art
  • Pottery Classes

*Working on this…  12/28/2021