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Utah Outdoor Adventure Expo  
Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 12:00 pm to Sat, Jun 06, 2009 at 9:00 pm MST
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 12:00 PM MST
Sat, Jun 06, 2009 at 9:00 PM MST
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Utah State Fairpark
1000 West North Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah
United States-84116

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Ticket Types Price
Adult Admission Ages 13+  (more) 10.00 0.00 USD 1 9129 10.00 0.00 Adult Admission Ages 13+ N/A 1
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Donation to the Wildlife Building  (more) 5.00 0.00 USD 1 9130 5.00 0.00 Donation to the Wildlife Building N/A 1
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Donation to the Wildlife Building  (more) 10.00 0.00 USD 1 9131 10.00 0.00 Donation to the Wildlife Building N/A 1
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Donation to Wildlife Building  (more) 20.00 0.00 USD 1 9132 20.00 0.00 Donation to Wildlife Building N/A 1
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Donation to Wildlife Building  (more) 50.00 0.00 USD 1 9133 50.00 0.00 Donation to Wildlife Building N/A 1
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Donation to Wildlife Building  (more) 75.00 0.00 USD 1 9134 75.00 0.00 Donation to Wildlife Building N/A 1
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Donation to Wildlife Building  (more) 100.00 0.00 USD 1 9135 100.00 0.00 Donation to Wildlife Building N/A 1
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Donation to the Wildlife Building  (more) 150.00 0.00 USD 1 9136 150.00 0.00 Donation to the Wildlife Building N/A 1
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Donation to the Wildlife Building  (more) 500.00 0.00 USD 1 9138 500.00 0.00 Donation to the Wildlife Building N/A 1
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Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 12:00 pm to Sat, Jun 06, 2009 at 9:00 pm
Event Details
Jun 05 - Jun 06 Salt Lake City
Celebrate National Trails Day at the Utah Outdoor Adventure Expo-- the Trailhead to Your Next Outdoor Adventure.
Discover Utah's featured travel destinations and others throughout the West. Play in Utah’s Biggest Outdoor Toy Box with hands-on activities throughout the festival. With more than 65 acres of space to play, you’ll want to stay all weekend.
We’ve invited clubs and organizations from all facets of outdoor recreation to share their passion of the outdoors with you. Find activities that will entice you and your family to get outside this summer and experience opportunities in Utah’s Backcountry.
Conservation organizations, hunting and fishing related companies and outdoor activities will be available. Try your aim on a gun simulator or archery lane. Showcase your elk, duck, goose, or turkey calls. Participate in the fly casting competition or learn how to tie a pattern that will entice big cutthroat trout at Strawberry Reservoir.
Backcountry Horsemen, dog and other animal related organizations will host presentations throughout the weekend. Additional opportunities will be provided by the National Park Service, US Forest Service, Utah State Parks and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.
Enjoy a bird walk along the Jordan River Parkway with Bill Fennimore or take a spin on the mountain bike track. See wild horses from BLM Lands or kayak the Jordan River. Fish with radio controlled boats on the youth fishing pond. Compete in the Wild West Barbecue Showdown, Dutch Oven Cookoff, Campfire Cookoffs or race radio controlled cars around their own track.
Learn how to pan for gold or find hidden treasure with a metal detector or GPS receiver. Learn about wilderness survival and build a fire with a bow drill. Visit with outdoor book authors or take a test drive on the OHV and 4X4 Test Tracks. Wildlife art and photography will be featured as well as taxidermy.
In addition, visitors will see the newest trailers, boats, trucks and off highway vehicles. Compare features and save money on new toys at the beginning of summer.
A wide variety of youth activities can be found throughout the expo, providing great educational hands-on experiences to connect them with the outdoors. Visitors can ride hot air balloons, learn about watershed, or fire safety. Watch for your favorite outdoor mascots including Smokey Bear and friends. Enjoy musical entertainment throughout the festival and show off your talent through campfire karaoke.
Reach new heights on a climbing wall or celebrate our Hometown Heroes. See the sun in a new light with specialized solar viewers or stay for a star party and explore the universe into the evening.
Be prepared to get your hands dirty and take home an unforgettable outdoor experience that can take you on a new path for future outdoor adventures.
Admission: $10 for adults and free for youth under age 13. Many volunteer opportunities are also available. See the website links for details.
Contact: Becky Brinkerhoff
Phone: 801-360-3645
Event Hours: 12:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. on Friday and 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. on Saturday
Admission: $10 for adults and free Youth 12 and under
Location: Utah State Fairpark
Address: 1000 West North Temple, Salt Lake City
Web Site:
Accessible to those with disabilities
Admission is $10 for Adults 13 and over
By submitting and paying for this pre-registration, I and all members of my party hereby waive all claims against the the Utah Outdoor Adventure Expo, the Utah State Fairpark, it's Sponsors, Exhibitors, Volunteers, Participants, Employees and any personnel for any injury we might suffer in this event. We acknowledge that outdoor recreational activities can potentially be dangerous. Organizers assumes no responsibility for providing medical care during the Activity and participants will have to pay for any medical care and/or evacuation that may incur. To claim Tickets at Will-Call, each member of the party will have to sign more complete waivers to receive wristbands for the event.
I grant full permission for the Utah Outdoor Adventure Expo and other media outlets covering this event to use video, recordings, or photographs of me or members of my party in legitimate promotions of this event.
Donations are accepted to help restore the Wildlife Building at the Utah State Fairpark. Donations will be forwarded to the Utah State Fair Foundation a 501 (c)(3) organization, who will help restore the building with the Utah State Fairpark.
Event Hosted By
Backcountry Radio Network
Broadcasting for more than seventeen years, Backcountry Utah with host Brian Brinkerhoff, has become one of the longest running and respected outdoor radio programs in the state of Utah.

Brian loves the outdoors and enthusiastically puts together a well organized and upbeat drivetime segments aired on a network of stations currently including AM 1340 KTMP in Heber, AM 750 KOAL in Price and 97.1 FM KCYN in Moab.

Brian also hosts Backcountry Utah\'s Weekend Edition which airs Saturday mornings from 10-11 am on AM 630 KTKK, along the Wasatch Front. In addition, Brian maintains a dynamic and informative website at where visitors can stay current on outdoor news and events. Archived shows can also be found on the website at :// .

With this multimedia experience, Backcountry enthusiasts can enjoy information and opportunities rarely provided by a single organization. Welcoming a variety of guests to the show, Brian features family friendly outdoor activities and destinations throughout the West.

Exciting topics include traditional outdoor interests such as hunting, fishing, and wildlife conservation along with camping, cooking and four wheel recreation. Safety and responsibility are highly encouraged in every aspect of outdoor enjoyment discussed on the show.

In addition, Brian discusses topics that are beyond the ordinary, including alternative energy sources to run your home, bobsledding in Park City, and the Fort Bridger Rendezvous in Wyoming.

Brian Brinkerhoff has enthusiastically been reporting Utah\'s outdoor and recreation news for more than 26 years and has authored Best Easy Day Hikes-- Salt Lake City, published by Falcon, which features easy family hikes in the Salt Lake Area. Most hikes require less than two hours to complete and some are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

He has written for a number of newspapers including, New Utah!, the Deseret Morning News, and other independent papers. Brian has been a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America since 1994 and enjoys sharing the outdoors with others as much as he enjoys participating in outdoor activities himself.
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