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Where we share the latest news, events, and guest testimonials. Take a look!

Family Winter Vacation

January 1, 2017 | Vicki Cox

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Family Winter Vacation

Kids love snow- it's that simple. There is nothing better than watching a child visiting us in Sundance, UT that is playing in it for the very first time. More memories have been made with family time spent in our cabins .....

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Sundance Bird Release

May 23, 2014 | Vicki Cox

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Bird Release

If you are looking for a memorable experience for your family, group or business we have it all here. Great Horn Owls, Red Tail Hawks, Falcons and an occasional Eagle have all been with Great Basin Wildlife Rescue and available for your participation in a bird release. We promise it will be one of the most remarkable and unforgettable aspects of your time in the canyon.

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Autumn Equinox

October 10, 2013 | Vicki Cox

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Autumn Equinox Party

We held our first annual Autumn Equinox party at Hanks. Our dear friend and talented Chef Kris Dews hosted a private party on the stream, under the stars. It was an intimate group of 25 guests and close friends, gathered to enjoy and share this beautiful time of year in the mountains.

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Fall Foliage

September 15, 2013 | Vicki Cox

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Fall in Sundance, Utah

There is nothing more breathtaking than the fire red maples, golden aspens, tall deep green pines all against the Rocky Mountains. Throw in a pocket of snow below the luminous peaks of Timpanogos, a single-track bike path and voilá, Shangri-La in your backyard.

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Guest Testimonial: Too Much Fun on the Zipline

April 2, 2012 | Vicki Cox

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Dear Vicki and Brad, 


Sorry we had to leave so fast that we did not have time to sign the guest book ... we barely made our flight! We were having so much fun riding the zip line that nobody wanted to stop! can't say enough about the wonderful accommodations, the mountain, the food, and of course you guys! 

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Guest Testimonial: Porch Fish

March 16, 2012 | Vicki Cox

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Guest Testimonial: "The Porch Fish"

Hey, Vicki.

Sorry for my tardiness but here's certifiable documentation that the "Porch Fish" had a strange day...

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Guest Story: Jaws, Shakes, and The Birthday Girl

February 10, 2012 | Kelsey Friday

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Jaws, Shakes, and The Birthday Girl

Day One at Sundance, Shakes and I went fly-fishing, something she'd always wanted to do. My husband is an obsessed fisherman, so I had tried fly-fishing before. Jeremy, our guide, was great looking and personable, and he supplied all the gear, snacks and instruction we would need. It was a picture-postcard, River-Runs-Through-It perfect sort of day. Suited up in our waders and boots  and equipped with fantastic rods, we were ready to take on the Provo river and hook some brown and rainbow trout.

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