Get to Know Beautiful Tooele, Utah
One of Utah’s most uniquely beautiful places, Tooele and the surrounding areas feature some of the most dramatic landforms on Earth.
It’s located just minutes from Salt Lake City, along the south shores of the Great Salt Lake. From its historic mining sites to modern-day military facilities, Tooele offers a variety of experiences unique to this area.
Here are just a few things you can do if you live in or visit Tooele:
Deseret Peak Complex
In the heart of Tooele County is the Deseret Peak Complex. This venue features a wide array of activities, and there is something to satisfy every sports enthusiast’s hunger for excitement. The complex is nestled in the heart of the Tooele Valley and is full of family fun activities.
Bonneville Salt Flats
Imagine a place so flat you seem to see the curvature of the planet, so barren not even the simplest life forms can exist. Imagine the passing thunder of strange vehicles hurtling by on a vast dazzling white plain. This is not an alien world far from earth; it is Utah’s famous Bonneville Salt Flats.
Utah Motorsports Campus
This world-renowned racetrack is home to Utah’s first Nascar race. The road course is a 4.5 mile long, 40-50 foot wide, 24-turn layout that provides a variety of cornering speeds, from 50 mph to well over 100 mph. The fastest cars and motorcycles will approach 200 miles per hour on the track’s 50 foot wide, 3500 foot main straight. Kart racing is also available.
Three courses dot the Tooele County landscape with fees 30% lower than the Salt Lake Valley.
Tooele County is rich with heritage and tradition. Museums, monuments, and memorials cover the county. Pony Express Trail, Utah State Firefighters Museum, and Pioneer memorials are only a few.
Great Salt Lake
Visit one of the world’s wonders, Utah’s inland sea. Cruises, sailing, windsurfing, and biking are all part of the great salt lake. The Great Salt Lake and its islands provide outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities in northern Utah. Sunsets over the lake can be breathtaking. Amazing red, orange, lavender and magenta hues slowly dissolve in the evening sky. The lake’s turquoise waters attract sailors, its white sand beaches are popular with swimmers and sunbathers, and craggy outcroppings on Antelope Island and some shoreline areas draw hikers and mountain bikers.
State of Utah: https://utah.com/tooele
Tooele County Tourism: https://tooeleco.org/recreation-and-tourism/
Tooele Chamber of Commerce: https://tooelechamber.com/