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Salt Lake City, Utah

Gilgal Sculpture Garden

A hidden garden of stones engraved with scriptures, a Joseph Smith Sphynx, and all carved by one man.
40.7593, -111.8695
This Is The Place Monument
Salt Lake City, Utah

This Is The Place Monument

A towering tribute to decisiveness stands on the spot where Brigham Young and his Mormon followers decided that this must be the place.
40.7537, -111.8154
Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City Public Library

Visitors to this library are in for a real-world education in modernist architecture.
40.7601, -111.8848
Lehi, Utah

Museum of Ancient Life

Largest collection of mounted dinosaur specimens in the world.
40.4243, -111.8861
Wall detail
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Sedlec Ossuary "Bone Church"

A church of bones, decorated with 40,000 human skeletons.
49.9482, 15.2676
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.
41.0892, -112.1157
Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels, 1973-1976
Wendover, Utah

Sun Tunnels

A sculpture for the sun and stars, created by Nancy Holt.
41.3035, -113.8638
Corinne, Utah

The Spiral Jetty

An earthwork sculpture built by Robert Smithson in the Great Salt Lake only reemerges during drought.
41.4377, -112.6688
Paul Bunyan's Woodpile
Elberta, Utah

Paul Bunyan's Woodpile

This lava formation earned its whimsical name from the log-like formation of it stones.
39.7648, -112.1123
The wind harshed this one.
Hinckley, Utah

Delta Solar Ruins

An ingenious solar power system that couldn't hold up to the harsh desert conditions.
39.3568, -112.7224
The original Bay Bridge Troll
Oakland, California

Bay Bridge Troll

A creepy steel gremlin has protected the Bay Bridge since 1989.
37.8181, -122.3467