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Henrieville, Utah

Kodachrome Basin Spires

This quiet park's strange sedimentary spires were named after Kodak's color film.
Fallon, Nevada

Sand Mountain

Singing sand that stands as the final remains of an ancient lake.
Virginia City, Nevada

Ponderosa Saloon

Beneath a Virginia City bar is the entrance to an abandoned gold mine.
Price, Utah

Prehistoric Museum

The natural history of Utah is on full display inside this museum.
Corinne, Utah

ATK Rocket Garden

Dozens of rockets and missiles are on display outside a testing facility in the Utah desert.
Vernal, Utah

McConkie Ranch Petroglyphs

A unique collection of drawings that represent Fremont Native American culture.
Green River, Utah

John Wesley Powell River History Museum

Contains a wealth of information about the first exploration and later use of the Green and Colorado Rivers.
Midway, Utah

Homestead Crater

This geothermal hot spring hides beneath a slowly growing mineral dome.
Hinckley, Utah

Delta Solar Ruins

A shady solar power system that couldn't hold up to the harsh desert conditions.
Genola, Utah

Tintic Standard Reduction Mill

The remains of this early 20th century refinery loom on a mountainside like a graffiti-covered fortress.
Elberta, Utah

Sinclair Gas Station

This lonely gas station has stood at this location since 1917.
Carbon County, Utah

Nine Mile Canyon

Here, at the "world's longest art gallery," you'll find forty miles of ancient petroglyphs and pictographs.
Box Elder County, Utah

'Eddgar and Benn'

This plaque marks the site where the penultimate chapter in the journey of two doomed boys unfolded in an imagined parallel universe.
Fairview, Utah

Thistle Ghost Town

A small flooded ghost town with a few scattered structures remaining.
Spanish Fork, Utah

Dream Mine

An empty mine that some believe will suddenly be filled with fortune and treasures at the end of the world.
Clearfield, Utah

SR-71C Blackbird

The last SR-71 ever constructed.
Salt Lake City, Utah

Anderson Tower Monument

This granite monument at the site of an ill-conceived tourist attraction is built from the same stone as the Mormon Temple.
Corinne, Utah

The Spiral Jetty

An earthwork sculpture built by Robert Smithson in the Great Salt Lake only reemerges during drought.
Syracuse, Utah

Antelope Island on the Great Salt Lake

The largest island on the great salt lake is home to curious creatures and strange stories.
Ogden, Utah

Eccles Dinosaur Park

Jurassic Park—A Still Life.
Salt Lake City, Utah

Gilgal Sculpture Garden

A hidden garden of stones engraved with scriptures, a Joseph Smith Sphinx, all carved by one man.
Monticello, Utah

Hole n" the Rock

A house carved into a rock in the 1940s.