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19 Interesting Facts About Utah That You’ll Want To Share With Everyone

By April 3, 2023No Comments
1. Utah is home to five National Parks: Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion.
2. Park City, Utah is the largest ski resort in the United States.
3. Southern Utah is home to the world’s largest concentration of natural sandstone arches.
4. Utah is the driest state in the United States.
5. The first transcontinental railroad in the United States was built through Utah.
6. Utah is home to the largest collection of dinosaur bones in the world.
7. More than 60% of Utah is covered in forest.
8. Utah is home to the nation’s tallest waterfall, Stewart Falls.
9. In 2014, Utah is ranked the safest state in the United States.
10. Utah is home to the largest open-air museum in the world, the Museum of Ancient Life.
11. Utah has the largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere, the Great Salt Lake.
12. The first KFC restaurant was opened in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1952.
13. Utah is known as the Beehive State because of the hardworking and cooperative nature of its residents.
14. The state animal of Utah is the Rocky Mountain elk.
15. Utah is the only state in the United States where every county contains some part of a national forest.
16. The Sundance Film Festival, one of the largest independent film festivals in the world, takes place in Park City, Utah every year.
17. The world’s first department store, ZCMI, was opened in Salt Lake City in 1868.
18. The state flower of Utah is the sego lily.
19. Utah has the youngest population of any state in the United States.
These are just a few of the interesting facts about Utah that you’ll want to share with everyone!

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