The wild west is back with a vengeance and a whole new breed of wild-eyed outdoorsman is popping up in Utah.
Bike trails are popping up across the state, with more and more people turning to these trails to take the thrill of the outdoors.
The Utes have been the epicenter of the Wild West for years, with the trail system taking up about half the state.
But this year, things are looking up.
The state is on pace to get nearly 1 million visitors to Utah this year from outside of the United States.
And the number of visitors is soaring, too.
It’s been on pace for about a million people to visit the state in 2018, according to the Utes Bureau of Tourism.
There are a lot of great outdoor recreation opportunities to be found.
Take a look at the state’s best places to ride and hike.