Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
Salazar to Discuss America's Great Outdoors with Governor Herbert, Tour Utah Community on Cutting Edge of Renewable Energy Revolution
Office of the Secretary
SALT LAKE CITY – On Monday, April 26, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will meet with Governor Gary R. Herbert's Balanced Resource Council to discuss America's great outdoors, followed by a visit to the southwestern Utah community of Milford that is on the cutting edge of the renewable energy revolution. In Milford, Salazar will meet with the Wind Kids, a high school club that is applying practical math and science to wind energy projects, and tour wind and geothermal energy facilities.
Who: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
What: Meeting with Governor Herbert's Balanced Resource Council and renewable energy tour near Milford
When: April 26, 2010
Event 1: SALT LAKE CITY - Media Availability with Governor Herbert 11 a.m. MDT
Media Availability Following Meeting with Balanced Resource Council and Discussion of America's Great Outdoors
Utah State Capitol
Event 2: MILFORD, UT - Renewable Energy Tour 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. MDT
(media intending to participate in the tour should RSVP to the DOI press office at 202-208-6416)
1:30 p.m. MDT
Meeting with Milford Wind Kids
Milford High School
62 North 300 West Street
Milford, Utah 84751
3:00 p.m. MDT
Visit Blundell Geothermal Plant
Milford, Utah 8475
4:30 p.m. MDT
Visit Milford Wind Corridor Operations Center and tour wind field