Photo courtesy of Tooele County Tourism
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Just 34 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, Tooele is one of the best base camps for Utah's West Desert and Bonneville Salt Flats. The area boasts top ATV trails (check out the Prospector Trail Complex), hiking trails and great gaming and hunting. Top human-made attractions include Deseret Peak Complex and Utah Motorsports Campus. If you're looking to stay in the town, consider driving or hiking to the Bingham Mine Overlook or attending a weekend star party at the Stansbury Park Observatory.

Local Highlights


Tooele? Tuilla? The Fascinating History of this Utah Town

Written By Matcha

5 minute read

While the town of Tooele has a fascinating story to its name, the best part about one of Utah’s original counties is its history.

Northern, History, Road Trips, Native American

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What Hasn’t Been Found

Written By Rosie Serago

9 minute read

Heritage, families and legends converge along the historic Pony Express route in Utah's West Desert.

Adventure, Place

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