Things to do near Tooele, Utah

Tooele is only about 30 minutes west of Salt Lake City. We have enjoyed exploring out west all through Tooele County, which is quite large with lots of desert areas to explore. Here is our list of Things to do near Tooele. We saw these beautiful wild horses out west near…

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Wonderstone Quarry

We aren't big rock collectors. In fact, we have tried really hard to keep our boys from collecting anything from nature, but to leave it as they found it. However, we make a few exceptions, like the Dugway Geode beds and the Wonderstone Quarry, both located in Utah's West Desert. The…

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Dark Trail | Settlement Canyon| Tooele

Dark Trail in Tooele is a nice little hike that is accessible year-round in Settlement Canyon. The trail follows right along the road, so you can easily do this trail as a shuttle hike if needed. We did this trail as an out and back hike, and you can also extend…

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Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge

Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge is a rarely visited bird sanctuary in the middle of the West Desert of Utah. The reason it is rarely visited is that it requires several hours of driving on dirt roads to access. Luckily, it pairs beautifully with the Dugway Geode beds, which is only…

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Dugway Geode Beds

We recently took a day trip to the Dugway Geode Beds. It is a long, dusty drive on dirt roads, but our boys loved the experience and easily found dozens of geodes. Best of all, we paired this trip with Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge and saw over 50 species of…

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Dairy Delight | Tooele

We recently traveled to Tooele to try a new hike. While we were there, we stopped at a restaurant for our Best Restaurants in Every County. We chose Dairy Delight in Tooele, and unfortunately, we couldn’t get pictures inside the restaurant due to the Covid-19 shutdown. Instead, we ate in our…

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