Visitors to the state of Utah often travel to the small, but charming county of Rich County. The third least populous county in the state, Rich County’s population is just 2,264 people. The county seat is Randolph, with the largest town, Garden City, as its largest town. The county was created in 1864 and was named after early LDS apostle Charles C. “Buck””Buck””Rich.”
The area’s best known natural resources are Bear Lake and Canyonlands National Park. Early trappers held their Rendezvous on the south shore of Bear Lake, which is still a popular destination for hikers today. In 1864, Brigham Young sent a man named Charles C. Rich to begin settling the region, and the county’s name may have originated from his name. The name was changed to Richland County in 1868.
The county’s western boundary is formed by the Bear River, which enters the county from Wyoming and flows out in the opposite direction into Wyoming. It is mostly unpopulated in this part of the state, but it has a number of interesting locations to visit. The northwestern corner of the county contains the tiny town of Bear Lake and the U.S. Highway 89, which crosses into Wyoming. The southern portion of the county is crossed by Utah Highway 16 and is part of the Good4Utah Road Tour, sponsored by Inergy.
Another great attraction in Rich County is the Hole N’ The Rock home. This 5,000 square-foot house is carved into the rock, and is located off Highway 91. There is also an exotic zoo and bison. There is a gift shop in the home that is staffed around the clock, and it is open year-round. Admission to the museum may be free, but guided tours are also available.
The county’s most famous attraction is the Big Lake. The lake’s deep blue waters attract visitors every year. If you are looking for a unique experience in this small town, consider the Good4Utah Road Tour. It’s one of the most scenic roads in the state, and will leave you breathless. When you’re in the area, make sure you visit the Visitor Center at Rich County and spend a day exploring the area.
The area offers a variety of outdoor activities. A road trip is the perfect way to see the many sites in Rich County. A bike ride along the Bear River is an excellent choice for a day trip. You can even take a train or bus to reach other areas of the county. There are also plenty of scenic overlooks and waterfalls in the area. During the summer months, the population of the town exceeds that of the rest of the state.
If you love airplanes, you must visit the Utah Aviation Hall of Fame. The aviation hall of fame is located in the city of Rich County, and the local air force has been there for over 100 years. It is a must-see for plane enthusiasts, as the area is the perfect place for an unforgettable vacation. Its breathtaking scenery and history will make your trip to Rich County an enjoyable experience. It is a must-see for any plane-lover.
The county’s largest natural resource is Bear Lake, which was inhabited by Native Americans long before the county was platted. In 1864, Mormon missionary Brigham Young sent a man named Charles C. Rich to establish settlement in the area. The town’s name was shortened to Richland County in 1868, but the name was changed to Rich County as soon as the pioneers arrived.
Whether you’re a history buff or a nature lover, you’ll find something to interest you in the county of Rich. The area is home to a number of unique attractions, including the Bear Lake Visitor Center and the Logan Canyon Visitors Center. Visiting these attractions will give you a chance to see the county’s scenic beauty up close. The beautiful landscapes in this area are spectacular and can only be reached by car.