Emery County, Utah is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,976. Its county seat is Castle Dale, and the largest city is Huntington. The county was named for George W. Emery, governor of the Utah Territory in 1875.
See also Scouting in Utah.
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Parks & Nature Edit
- Goblin Valley State Park eminent feature is its thousands of hoodoos and hoodoo rocks, referred to locally as "goblins", which are formations of mushroom-shaped rock pinnacles, some as high as several meters. The distinct shapes of these rocks come from an erosion-resistant layer of rock atop softer sandstone.
- Green River State Park is a popular embarkation point for float trips through the Green River's Labyrinth and Stillwater Canyons.
- Huntington State Park is a warm-water reservoir supports waterskiing, fishing, and crawdad catching. Largemouth bass and bluegill are the most noteworthy fish in this warm-water lake. Many migratory birds, specifically waterfowl, are sighted in this area.
- Millsite State Park offers access to off highway vehicle and mountain bike riding areas. The reservoir is open to swimming, boating, waterskiing, and fishing. Adjacent to the park is a public 18-hole golf course.
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Noteworthy local scouts and service projects
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The following service units would greatly look forward to partnering with local scouts on providing community service
External Links Edit
- 60 Hikes within 60 Miles of Salt Lake City - pinpoints the most exceptional hikes in the area. It contains meticulous trail descriptions that range from comfortable strolls for families to difficult treks for those looking for a challenging workout. (2012)
- Hiking the Wasatch: A Hiking and Natural History Guide to the Central Wasatch - The Wasatch Mountains, with three wilderness areas and hundreds of miles of trails, offer a treasure land of outdoor opportunities within easy reach of nearly a million people. (2014)
- Wasatch Eleveners: A Hiking and Climbing Guide to the 11,000 foot Mountains of Utah's Wasatch Range - tackle some of the most beautiful and challenging peaks that the Wasatch offers.