Tim Peterson

Cultural Landscapes Program Director

Tim Peterson - Favorites

Plateau Favorites
  • The Abajo Mountains and Elk Ridge
  • Thousand Lake Mountain
  • Boulder Mountain
  • The San Rafael Swell
  • Red, White, and Blue Canyons
  • Blondie’s Eatery in Hanksville, Utah
  • Teec Nos Pos Trading Post
Interests & Hobbies
  • Singing and playing guitar
  • Stone and found object sculpture
  • Gardening for food and flowers   
  • Vegetarian New Mexican cuisine
  • Strong coffee in the backcountry
  • Hiking and camping
  • Comedy podcasts
Little Known Facts
  • I grew 14 different varieties of chile pepper in 2015
  • I love classic cars from the 1960s and I own and drive my late grandma's ‘64 Ford Falcon Convertible
  • I am a fair mimic, and I love doing impressions — especially different regional Utah accents

Tim's Blog


Two years after designation, we're in court, working to restore the original boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument.

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Cliff dwellings, rock art, and other cultural resources in Bears Ears National Monument need protections now, not later.

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The roadless rule is one of our nation's most successful and widely popular conservation initiatives, but Utah wants out.

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