Utah State Parks expect busy Fourth of July weekend

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah)- Utah State Parks are gearing up for the Fourth of July weekend and rangers are encouraging visitors to make sure they’re prepared for the worst.

Whether you’re camping, hiking, boating or biking, they say you can stay safe by following these tips:

  • Wear your lifejacket
  • Wear a helmet when operating and riding off-highway vehicles
  • Do not operate a boat or OHV while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Stay hydrated – drink plenty of water
  • Build fires in designated fire pits and extinguish thoroughly
  • Fireworks, including firecrackers and sparklers, are prohibited in Utah’s state parks.
To see a list of state parks with campsites still available, places to launch your boat, or to view a list of upcoming events, click over to their website at http://stateparks.utah.gov

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