Bryce, Zion, Arches, Monument Valley, Canyonlands
Words and pictures cannot convey the experience of being here. A source of inspiration for students across disciplines, Utah's gems -five national parks, seven national monuments, two national recreation areas, and one national historic sites- are all within a day's drive of campus. More information: www.utah.com and stateparks.utah.gov/.
Mountain bike, hike, climb, camp, raft, snowshoe, ski. Utah offers endless possibilities for recreation. Don't have the equipment to do it all? The University's Outdoor Recreation office rents a variety of camping and recreational equipment for all seasons. In addition, you can find other like-minded enthusiasts through this office to accompany you. More information: http://web.utah.edu/campusrec/ .
A landscape that inspires creativity and contemplation
4,300 feet above sea level, Salt Lake City sits on ground once covered by Lake Bonneville, a prehistoric lake that spanned parts of Utah, Nevada, and Idaho. Lake Bonneville became the world's second-largest saltwater lake, the Great Salt Lake.