Utah Lake is a popular and familiar place for a number of Utahns. As the largest freshwater lake in the state, and one of the largest freshwater lakes in the western United States, Utah Lake offers several recreational activities and holds a variety of wildlife.
Great Salt Lake, the largest body of water west of the Mississippi River, is truly one of Utah’s wonders. Famous for its high salt content, Great Salt Lake is what is remaining of Lake Bonneville — a giant prehistoric lake that once covered most of western Utah. Continue reading
Summer is here! Are you ready? The Natural Resources Map & Bookstore is the place to research your next outdoor adventure. We specialize in maps and guides for outdoor recreation including hiking, off-highway vehicles, rockhounding, hunting, fishing, and other activities. Continue reading
Temperatures are on the rise, and so is the risk of starting a wildfire. With Utah being in the top five driest states in the nation, it only takes one spark.
Thousands of Utahns will be recreating this summer, and should remain vigilant about wildfire safety. Continue reading
Love a good bite to eat? So do we.
Because of our statewide responsibilities, DNR employees are well-traveled and have acquired fantastic opinions about many of Utah’s small town eateries. Here are our top 5 small town eateries throughout Utah worth trying, and what each town has to offer in terms of recreation: