Grand County, Utah was named for the Colorado River, which at the time of statehood was known as the Grand River. It is west from the Colorado state line. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,225. Its county seat and largest city is Moab.
See also Scouting in Utah.
Local History Edit
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Parks & Nature Edit
- Arches National Parkis adjacent to the Colorado River, 4 miles north of Moab, Utah. It is home to over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, including the world-famous Delicate Arch, in addition to a variety of unique geological resources and formations. It contains the highest density of natural arches in the world.
- Dead Horse Point State Park featuring a dramatic overlook of the Colorado River and Canyonlands National Park. The park covers 5,362 acres of high desert at an altitude of 5,900 feet.
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Noteworthy local scouts and service projects
Charitable Organizations Edit
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.