Utah County, Utah is the second-most populous county in Utah. The county seat and largest city is Provo, which is the third-largest city in the state. The county was created in 1850 and named for the Spanish name (Yuta) for the Ute Indians.
In 2010, the center of population of Utah was located in Utah County, in the city of Saratoga Springs.
Utah County is one of seven counties in the United States to share the same name as the state it is located in (the other six counties being Arkansas County, Hawaii County, Idaho County, Iowa County, New York County, and Oklahoma County).
See also Scouting in Utah.
Local History Edit
Notable Scout Units Edit
Activity Centers Edit
Parks & Nature Edit
- Camp Floyd / Stagecoach Inn State Park and Museum - Camp Floyd was a short-lived U.S. Army post. The Stagecoach Inn was a nearby hotel which also served as a stagecoach stop and, during 1860-1861, a Pony Express stop. Both were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the 1970s, and now are included in a Utah state park.
- Flight Park State Recreation Area, located in northern Utah County, Utah, dedicated to hang gliding and paragliding. The park is located on the south side of Point of the Mountain, just north of Lehi.
- Utah Lake State Park - Adjoins Utah Lake, the state's largest body of fresh water.
Eagles Nest Edit
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.