Bygone Byways of Utah

Utah abounds in outdoor recreational opportunities. So much so that you can pick your activity based not only on your favorite sport, but combine it with something else that interests you as well. For example, how about venturing outdoors while also picking up some Utah history along the way? If you’re not from here, or have people visiting and want to give them a taste of Utah—both in terms of what it offers recreationally and what shaped it historically—consider the following trails that cut through the state’s history. For those nonbelievers who immediately have an aversive reaction when hearing the words “Utah history” because of the assumption it will be all about a certain religion, all three of these trails are about non-Mormons who came to Utah not for salvation, but that most American of pursuits: making money. Continue reading here.

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