Utah’s Largest Lake Is So Big You Can See It From Outer Space

Utahns tend to take the Beehive State’s beauty for granted. We sort of forget how majestic our mountains are, and how impressive the red rock of Southern Utah is. And, we tend to completely overlook the Western hemisphere’s largest salt lake. You know the one…that big lake that sits out west of the Wasatch Front?

It isn’t until you have relatives visit from out of town who think they want to go swimming in the Great Salt Lake that you remember how impressive this lake truly is. Here’s a little reminder:

What’s your favorite thing about the Great Salt Lake?

It might be the largest, but the Great Salt Lake is far from being the only impressive lake in Utah! Here are 10 of the most beautiful lakes in the state. Here’s a hiking trail that takes you to a few of my favorite lakes.