Washington County, Utah, As of the 2010 census, the population was 138,115, making it the fifth-most populous county in Utah. Its county seat and largest city is St. George. The county was created in 1852 and organized in 1856. It was named for the first President of the United States, George Washington.
See also Scouting in Utah.
Local History Edit
Notable Scout Units Edit
Activity Centers Edit
Parks & Nature Edit
- Gunlock State Park is a primitive area; there are no facilities. The park offers camping, swimming, boating, and fishing.
- Sand Hollow State Park is a reservoir and an extensive off highway vehicle recreation area on Sand Mountain. The park was officially dedicated in April 2003 and surrounds the Sand Hollow Reservoir. Sand Hollow quickly became a popular site for camping, fishing, boating, and ATV riding on nearby sand dunes.
- Snow Canyon State Park featuring a canyon carved from the red and white Navajo sandstone in the Red Mountains. The park is located near St. George in Washington County, Utah. Other geological features of the state park include extinct cinder cones, lava tubes, lava flows, and sand dunes.
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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.