Tooele Valley, Utah

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Tooele Valley, Utah

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Welcome to Lake Point, top of the Tooele (pronounced Too-Will-a) Valley RESTAURANTS & STORES Approximately six restaurants are in/near the truck stops just north of here on UT-36. About the same number exist in Stansbury Park, approximately 5 minutes south on UT-36. Soelberg’s, a full-service grocery store, is in Stansbury Park, about 5 minutes south on UT-36. 20+ restaurants, Walmart, movie theaters, etc., can be found in Tooele, 15+ minutes south on UT-36. FASCINATING HISTORY A great source for historical info and fun things to see/do: www.visitutah.com/articles/fascinating-history-tooele/ HIKING, CYCLING, & ATV-ing Numerous trails exist in the Oquirrh Mountains and foothills directly to the east, the Stansbury Mountains to the West, and Stansbury Island, to the northeast. A trail map and parking area lie at the western end of Pheasant Lane, one mile due north of here. More info at www.tooelecountytrails.com GREAT SALT LAKE STATE PARK Provides boat slips, public viewpoints of Great Salt Lake, sail and motorboat access, and a search and rescue operations center. The lake, which is two to seven times saltier than the ocean, is also a popular destination for bird watching as it is a major stop for millions of migratory birds. 15 minutes east on I-80. More info at www.stateparks.utah.gov/parks/great-salt-lake BENSON GRIST MILL For those of you who like to take a step back in time, Tooele County’s Benson Grist Mill can’t be missed. Now more than 150 years old, the mill was hailed as the most significant structural landmark between Salt Lake City and Reno, Nevada when it was placed on the National Register of Historic Sites in 1972. 5 minutes south on UT-138. More info at www.bensonmill.org SALTAIR Originally built in 1893 in an anachronistic Indian style complete with domed ceiling and minarets reminiscent of a wooden Taj Mahal, the Saltair entertainment pavilion has been ruined time and again by a number of catastrophes and has been rebuilt each time in order to make the Great Salt Lake seem a little less bleak. Today the Saltair is a popular concert venue which, while lacking some of the architectural grandeur of its predecessors, has managed to avoid any annihilating fires. 10 minutes east on I-80. More info at www.atlasobscura.com/places/saltair DESERET PEAK COMPLEX Multi-use facility, including a pitch n’ putt golf course, Oquirrh Mountain Mining Museum, BMX track, motocross/ATV/beginner tracks, Utah State Firefighting Museum, motorized arena, outdoor arena, indoor arena, Aquatic Center, softball complex and baseball field, multi-purpose fields, archery park, horse stables, large pavilion, equestrian race track, and Convention Center. 15 minutes southeast on UT-138. More info at www.deseretpeakcomplex.com UTAH MOTORSPORTS CAMPUS Auto, motorcycle, bicycle, kart racing and corporate event facility located in the Erda area just outside of Tooele. 15 minutes southeast on UT-138. More info at www.utahmotorsportscampus.com
Tooele County
Welcome to Lake Point, top of the Tooele (pronounced Too-Will-a) Valley RESTAURANTS & STORES Approximately six restaurants are in/near the truck stops just north of here on UT-36. About the same number exist in Stansbury Park, approximately 5 minutes south on UT-36. Soelberg’s, a full-service grocery store, is in Stansbury Park, about 5 minutes south on UT-36. 20+ restaurants, Walmart, movie theaters, etc., can be found in Tooele, 15+ minutes south on UT-36. FASCINATING HISTORY A great source for historical info and fun things to see/do: www.visitutah.com/articles/fascinating-history-tooele/ HIKING, CYCLING, & ATV-ing Numerous trails exist in the Oquirrh Mountains and foothills directly to the east, the Stansbury Mountains to the West, and Stansbury Island, to the northeast. A trail map and parking area lie at the western end of Pheasant Lane, one mile due north of here. More info at www.tooelecountytrails.com GREAT SALT LAKE STATE PARK Provides boat slips, public viewpoints of Great Salt Lake, sail and motorboat access, and a search and rescue operations center. The lake, which is two to seven times saltier than the ocean, is also a popular destination for bird watching as it is a major stop for millions of migratory birds. 15 minutes east on I-80. More info at www.stateparks.utah.gov/parks/great-salt-lake BENSON GRIST MILL For those of you who like to take a step back in time, Tooele County’s Benson Grist Mill can’t be missed. Now more than 150 years old, the mill was hailed as the most significant structural landmark between Salt Lake City and Reno, Nevada when it was placed on the National Register of Historic Sites in 1972. 5 minutes south on UT-138. More info at www.bensonmill.org SALTAIR Originally built in 1893 in an anachronistic Indian style complete with domed ceiling and minarets reminiscent of a wooden Taj Mahal, the Saltair entertainment pavilion has been ruined time and again by a number of catastrophes and has been rebuilt each time in order to make the Great Salt Lake seem a little less bleak. Today the Saltair is a popular concert venue which, while lacking some of the architectural grandeur of its predecessors, has managed to avoid any annihilating fires. 10 minutes east on I-80. More info at www.atlasobscura.com/places/saltair DESERET PEAK COMPLEX Multi-use facility, including a pitch n’ putt golf course, Oquirrh Mountain Mining Museum, BMX track, motocross/ATV/beginner tracks, Utah State Firefighting Museum, motorized arena, outdoor arena, indoor arena, Aquatic Center, softball complex and baseball field, multi-purpose fields, archery park, horse stables, large pavilion, equestrian race track, and Convention Center. 15 minutes southeast on UT-138. More info at www.deseretpeakcomplex.com UTAH MOTORSPORTS CAMPUS Auto, motorcycle, bicycle, kart racing and corporate event facility located in the Erda area just outside of Tooele. 15 minutes southeast on UT-138. More info at www.utahmotorsportscampus.com
Provides boat slips, public viewpoints of Great Salt Lake, sail and motorboat access, and a search and rescue operations center. The lake, which is two to seven times saltier than the ocean, is also a popular destination for bird watching as it is a major stop for millions of migratory birds. 15 minutes east on I-80. More info at www.stateparks.utah.gov/parks/great-salt-lake
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Great Salt Lake State Park
13312 West 1075 South
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Provides boat slips, public viewpoints of Great Salt Lake, sail and motorboat access, and a search and rescue operations center. The lake, which is two to seven times saltier than the ocean, is also a popular destination for bird watching as it is a major stop for millions of migratory birds. 15 minutes east on I-80. More info at www.stateparks.utah.gov/parks/great-salt-lake
For those of you who like to take a step back in time, Tooele County’s Benson Grist Mill can’t be missed. Now more than 150 years old, the mill was hailed as the most significant structural landmark between Salt Lake City and Reno, Nevada when it was placed on the National Register of Historic Sites in 1972. 5 minutes south on UT-138. More info at www.bensonmill.org
Benson Grist Mill
325 Utah 138
For those of you who like to take a step back in time, Tooele County’s Benson Grist Mill can’t be missed. Now more than 150 years old, the mill was hailed as the most significant structural landmark between Salt Lake City and Reno, Nevada when it was placed on the National Register of Historic Sites in 1972. 5 minutes south on UT-138. More info at www.bensonmill.org
Originally built in 1893 in an anachronistic Indian style complete with domed ceiling and minarets reminiscent of a wooden Taj Mahal, the Saltair entertainment pavilion has been ruined time and again by a number of catastrophes and has been rebuilt each time in order to make the Great Salt Lake seem a little less bleak. Today the Saltair is a popular concert venue which, while lacking some of the architectural grandeur of its predecessors, has managed to avoid any annihilating fires. 10 minutes east on I-80. More info at www.atlasobscura.com/places/saltair
The Great Saltair
12408 W Saltair Dr
Originally built in 1893 in an anachronistic Indian style complete with domed ceiling and minarets reminiscent of a wooden Taj Mahal, the Saltair entertainment pavilion has been ruined time and again by a number of catastrophes and has been rebuilt each time in order to make the Great Salt Lake seem a little less bleak. Today the Saltair is a popular concert venue which, while lacking some of the architectural grandeur of its predecessors, has managed to avoid any annihilating fires. 10 minutes east on I-80. More info at www.atlasobscura.com/places/saltair
Multi-use facility, including a pitch n’ putt golf course, Oquirrh Mountain Mining Museum, BMX track, motocross/ATV/beginner tracks, Utah State Firefighting Museum, motorized arena, outdoor arena, indoor arena, Aquatic Center, softball complex and baseball field, multi-purpose fields, archery park, horse stables, large pavilion, equestrian race track, and Convention Center. 15 minutes southeast on UT-138. More info at www.deseretpeakcomplex.com
Deseret Peak Complex
2930 Utah 112
Multi-use facility, including a pitch n’ putt golf course, Oquirrh Mountain Mining Museum, BMX track, motocross/ATV/beginner tracks, Utah State Firefighting Museum, motorized arena, outdoor arena, indoor arena, Aquatic Center, softball complex and baseball field, multi-purpose fields, archery park, horse stables, large pavilion, equestrian race track, and Convention Center. 15 minutes southeast on UT-138. More info at www.deseretpeakcomplex.com
Auto, motorcycle, bicycle, kart racing and corporate event facility located in the Erda area just outside of Tooele. 15 minutes southeast on UT-138. More info at www.utahmotorsportscampus.com
Utah Motorsports Campus
512 Sheep Lane
Auto, motorcycle, bicycle, kart racing and corporate event facility located in the Erda area just outside of Tooele. 15 minutes southeast on UT-138. More info at www.utahmotorsportscampus.com