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Utah Fairy Forest

Have you discovered the Fairy Forest just outside of Kamas Utah? It is spectacularly fun and magical.

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What is the Utah Fairy Forest?

The Utah Fairy Forest is a collection of fairy homes and living space. It is mystic. It is magical and it is amazing.

The forest changes throughout the year. People add more fairy homes to it and the weather takes away from the forest, so going more than once is definitely suggested.  Don’t be upset if your fairy home isn’t exactly the same as when you left it. The fairies must have loved it!

How Much Does it Cost?

The Fairy Forest is free. It is just off the highway. However, there is a fee to go on the Mirror Lake Scenic Highway. It is $6 and this is completely worth the money.

Where is the Utah Fairy Forest?

Located on the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway, the Utah Fairy Forest is hidden. You have to know where you are going to get there and find it.

To get to Fairy Forest, head up to Kamas. Take the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway (Hwy 150). Drive to mile marker 17 just past Shady Dell campground. There is a pullout right at the mile marker. Park and follow the trail that goes to the right (as you face the forest).

You do walk through the campground and will walk until you find a dry creek bed with huge river rocks. (See safety tips below).

After you cross the river, bear right. Trails head off in front of you. The entrance to the forest is about 30 feet away.

What should I bring to the Utah Fairy Forest?

  • Rocks (best to prepaint them at home – use acrylic paint that won’t wash away)
  • Paints (for painting rocks)
  • Anything you want to build a fairy house – milk jugs, baskets, ribbon, etc.
  • Your imagination

Safety and Tips

It is a small hike (5 minutes) to the fairy forest. However, you do have to cross a rock bed that has water. Sometimes the water is higher and sometimes it is nonexistent. Please be careful – especially when there is high water. Don’t cross if it isn’t safe.

Bring good hiking shoes to assist in getting there.

Some of the rocks in the river bed are lose – be careful.

The parking is at the side of the road on a highway. Be careful entering and exiting your vehicle.

 

Visit 13 Salt Lake Attractions for as Little as $60 – Salt Lake Connect Pass

If you live in Utah, you simply HAVE to buy the Connect Pass. You get to visit 13 attractions and see many of the things to do in Salt Lake all year long!! And I have a Salt Lake Connect Pass Coupon that saves you $10.

Choose from Three Options

The Connect Pass grants admission to 13 Salt Lake attractions, such as the Hogle Zoo, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, as well as admission to the Clark Planetarium with an IMAX ticket. Additional discounts to activities at Utah’s Olympic Park are also included. Each pass is good for one use at each venue.

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Visit Salt Lake – Connect Pass

Visit Salt Lake’s Connect Pass grants access to 13 Utah attractions, encouraging families to explore Salt Lake City and beyond. Those using the Connect Pass can see savings of up to 80% on combined admission costs.

At Clark Planetarium, for example, visitors go far beyond the Great Salt Lake and Earth itself, becoming dwarfed by the cosmos inside the Dome Theatre. The Leonardo Museum brings them back to civilization by merging science and creativity.

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Other venues emphasize the beauty and fun found in the natural landscapes of our home planet. Red Butte Garden’s 100 acres of local flowers, plants, and trees includes scenic hiking trails, whereas the Utah Olympic Parks lets you choose one of three outdoor adventure courses. And, for those intrigued by animals, Utah’s Hogle Zoo presents wildlife that ranges from big cats to sea lions.

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5 ways to have a successful birthday party at Boondocks

Boondocks is an excellent adventure. There are both indoor and outdoor attractions for every age to enjoy – including miniature golf, go-karts, bumper boats, laser tag, batting cages, huge arcade with prize center, kiddie cove and much, much more.

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We had my 8 year old’s birthday party at Boondocks and we had a great time. She was so excited.

Boondocks has several party packages, but the Rockstar Package was completely worth it! It includes dinner and soda pop. We got to play everywhere and do everything! Plus, it includes arcade tokens – so you don’t have to tell the kids they can’t play the games they are longing to play!

The birthday child also gets to spin the wheel and win a prize – as well as earn extra tickets.

Tips for Birthday Parties at Boondocks:

1- The package has three hours of fun on the attractions. Save the arcade tokens for after those three hours. You can play the arcade games anytime. That way you don’t waste any of the precious time on the attractions.

2- Pick a week day to go. It is so much less busy and you can play more instead of wait in line.

3- Bring a birthday cake. Everything else is provided.

4- Watch the weather. It was starting to rain, so we hit the outdoor attractions first. We were glad we did because we didn’t miss them when they closed for the weather.

5- Bring a camera. It’s a birthday party. Have fun and record it!

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Thanks Boondocks! We had a great time.

 

***This is a sponsored post. However, all opinions are my own.***