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Scenic Locations - Utah

Here are links to some scenic locations found along Route 40.

IconRuby Castle (UT)

Cedar and pinon forest east of RooseveltCedar and Pinon Forest (Roosevelt, UT)

Starvation LakeStarvation Lake (Duchesne, UT)
"This man-made reservoir flooded out the Strawberry River valley and necessitated a rerouting of Route 40 to the south......."

Juniper forest near DuchesneJuniper Forest (Duchesne, UT)

IconCastle Gate (Castle Gate, UT)

Strawberry Pass and ReservoirStrawberry Pass (Heber City, UT)

Strawberry Pass and ReservoirStrawberry Reservoir (Heber City, UT)

Daniels CanyonDaniels Canyon (Heber City, UT)

IconWestern Terminus of Route 40 (Silver Creek Junction, UT)
"When Utah state highway officials decided to decommission Route 40 where it ran parallel or concurrent with Interstate 80, the official western termin......"

Devil's SlideDevil's Slide (Mountain Green, UT)

Parleys CanyonParleys Canyon (Parley's Canyon, UT)

SaltairSaltair/Great Salt Lake State Park (UT)

IconUtah-Nevada State Line (Wendover, UT)

IconWestern Terminus of Route 40 (Wendover, UT)
"When Interstate 80 was constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, the states through which it ran began decommissioning sections of Route 40, inching its wes......"

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Last updated: 2009-09-08 04:28:09

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