Fun Utah Facts

The name Utah comes from the Native American Ute Tribe and means people of the mountain. Utah has five national parks: Arches, Canyonlands, Zion, Bryce and Capitol Reef. Utah has seven national monuments: Cedar Breaks, Natural Bridges, Dinosaur, Rainbow Bridge, Grand Staircase-Escalante, Timpanogos Cave and Hovenweep. Utah has six national forests: Ashley, Dixie, Fishlake, Manti-Lasal, Uinta, and Wasatch-Cache. Utah has two national recreational areas: Flaming Gorge and Glen Canyon. Utah covers 84,900 square miles of land and is ranked 11th largest state. The Great Salt Lake, which is about 75 miles long and 35 miles wide, covers more than a million acres. Of the 50 states, Utah has the youngest population; one of the highest birth rates; the second lowest death rate; the heathiest population; the hightest literacy rate; the highest percent of high school graduates; and the highest number of people with a college education.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Wasatch Front Picture

Watch out, Babs is going through all the lost, scenic pictures.
I will send a few of them your way. Hope they are fun
and NOT toooo boring.
The two here are from the front porch in Kearns.
There is a lot that we miss about the house and yard.


  1. I kinda miss you living in that house - cuz that meant you were much closer!! Pretty pics, Babs.

  2. These are absolutely gorgeous views!! I only see trees from my fron porch:)