Signed into Statehood on January 4, 1896 

UTAH

45th State

Capital: Salt Lake City

 

PLACES TO SEE:

  • Lake Powell

  • Glen Canyon

  • Rainbow Bridge

  • Moab

  • Flaming Gorge

  • St. George

  • Hovenweep

  • Arches National Park

  • Canyonlands National Park

  • Zion National Park

  • Capitol Reef National Park

  • Bryce Canyon National Park

  • Sundance

  • Great Salt Lake

 

Named for the Ute Indians, and nicknamed The Beehive State. Utah is located next to Nevada to the west; Idaho to the north; Colorado and Wyoming to the east and Arizona to the south. New Mexico also borders Utah by just a tip in the southeastern corner of the state.

Utah's highest peak is Kings Peak at 13,528 feet, the 7th highest in the United States. The lowest point is at Beaverdam Creek 2,000 feet above sea level.

NOTE: I HAVE BEEN TO MOAB, ALL THE NATIONAL PARKS, RAINBOW BRIDGE, GLEN CANYON, THROUGH LAKE POWELL AND ST. GEORGE 

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