The Wasatch Mountains

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Wasatch National ForestWasatch National Forest (03/23/2008) Mill Creek Canyon is in the Wasatch National Forest. There is some sort of snow crawler in the background that obviously hasn't moved for the last couple of snows.

Coco and her HumanCoco and her Human (03/23/2008) Coco and her owner stand behind the Wasatch National Forest sign.

Pioneer MemorialPioneer Memorial (07/04/2009) A memorial at the Utah State Capitol remembers the state's early pioneers.

Little Dell DamLittle Dell Dam (07/14/2010) Little Dell Dam is Parleys Canyon on State Route 65.

Rolling HillsRolling Hills (07/14/2010) Rolling hills in the Killyons Canyon region of the Wasatch Mountains.

After School SleddingAfter School Sledding (02/22/2013) Students engage in some after school sledding in Salt Lake City.

Glacier LiliesGlacier Lilies (04/30/2013) Glacier Lilies are among the first flowers to bloom in the Wasatch Spring.

Mule EarsMule Ears (05/25/2013) Mule Ears is a bright yellow flower found in the Wasatch. We were able to get mule-ears established in our garden, although it took several years before the flowers bloomed.

Chief WasatchChief Wasatch (02/13/2014) A chain saw statue of Chief Wasatch guards the entrance to Murray City Park on State Street.

Bigtooth MapleBigtooth Maple (10/04/2017) This is a leaf of the Bigtooth Maple. It turns red in early Fall and can blanket the Wasatch in a deep red coat.

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The Wasatch Mountains

Located just East of a major metropolis major metropolis. The Wasatch Mountains are one of the used mountain ranges in the world.

The Wasatch mountains are beneficiaries of a light lake effect snow, making the valley a haven for skiers. The mountains also provide the water needed to make the valley a rich argricultural center...well at least it did until the valley filled up with houses.

Context: Mountains

Salt Lake City (436 pictures) The Wasatch Mountains define the east side of the Salt Lake Valley.

City Creek Canyon (35 pictures) City Creek Canyon drains directly into downtown Salt Lake.

Twin Peak-Wasatch Mountains (11 pictures) Twin Peaks sit between Little and Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Mount Timapnogos (25 pictures) Mount Timpanogas is officially part of the Unitah Moutains. It towers over American Fork in Utah Valley.

Wasatch Boulevard (71 pictures) Wasatch Boulevard traverses the benches at the base of the Wastach Mountains.

Lone Peak (12 pictures) Lone Peak is the southern most peak in the Salt Lake. It is a massive mountain with a numerous steep side caynons. Look carefully from the valley, you can see the famed Lone Peak Circ. It is a beautiful, but long hike.

Mount Olympus (136 pictures) Mount Olympus is the most prominent peak viewed from downtown. The broad north face of the mountain appears as a solid cliff. From the central valley you see it is a steep slope.

Wasatch Mountain State Park (14 pictures) Wasatch Mountain State Park is on the East Side of the Wasatch Mountains near Midway.

2002 SLC Games (64 pictures) The Wasatch Mountains will be one of the main attractions during the 2002 Winter Games, and will feature prominently in all the alpine events.

Park City, Utah (164 pictures) Park City is a resort town on the East side of the Wasatch Mountains.

Mill Creek Canyon (193 pictures) Mill Creek Canyon provides recreational access to the Wastach. You can access Mill Creek Canyon Road from Wasatch Boulevard at about 3700 South.


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