Golden Spike National Historic
Site Visitor Center
Completion of the world's first transcontinental railroad was celebrated here where the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads met on May 10, 1869. Golden Spike was designated as a national historic site and the visitor center is open to explore the history of the American Railroad.
Promontory Summit, Utah. 32 miles west of Brigham City, Utah via Hwy. 13 and 83. Follow signs to visitor center.
Open All Year 9:00-5:00
Phone: 435-471-2209 ext. 29
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, located at the northern tip of the Great Salt Lake, is a 74,000 acre National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge consists of marsh, open water, mudflats, wet meadows, and ponds.
2155 West Forest Street
Brigham City, UT 84302
Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00AM- 4:30PM
ATK Thiokol Propulsion
ATK Thiokol Propulsion (formerly Morton Thiokol Corporation) is a maker of rockets and missiles. Its plant about 20 miles northwest of Brigham City displays many of its rockets, including a minuteman missile and the boosters that put the space shuttles in orbit.
Approximately 25 miles from Brigham City on State Route 83.
Box Elder Tabernacle
Located near the center of town at 251 South Main on well maintained grounds is the beautiful Box Elder Tabernacle. It is one of the most attractive buildings in the state.
In downtown Brigham City
251 South Main
Brigham City, UT
Tours: 9-9 may 1 to Oct. 31
Open year round; Free
Brigham City Train Depot
The Brigham City Train Depot is a well-restored building from the turn-of-the-century. It displays memorabilia from that era. A train whistle sounds as you enter.
800 West Forest St.
Brigham City, UT
Crystal Hot Springs
Nestled at the feet of the Wasatch Mountains, Crystal Hot Springs is a natural wonder. It is one of two locations in the world that has both a natural cold and hot spring, both less than 50 feet apart.
8215 N Highway 38
Honeyville, UT 84314
Phone: (435) 279-8104
Willard Bay State Park
Willard Bay State Park occupies an area on the south shore and northeast shore of 10,000 acre Willard Bay. It offers picnic areas, a modern campground, swimming areas and two marinas. The North Marina has a fine sandy swimming beach. The south area is less crowded. Boat rentals are available at each.
Off I-15 & 1-84; 15 miles north of Ogden
Open year round
900 West 650 North #A
Willard, UT 84340
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. The Great Salt Lake is also home to the famous Spiral Jetty.
About 16 miles west of Salt Lake City, along I-80
Park open all year
No entrance fee
Phone: (801) 250-1898
The oldest continuing harvest festival in Utah. Held in Brigham City the weekend after Labor Day in September, the festival boasts a parade, antique car show, Dutch oven cook-off,
arts and crafts show, and a carnival ? something to excite everyone!
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