Tooele Neighborhood Guide | Utah Real Estate
One of Utah’s most uniquely beautiful places that features some of the most dramatic landforms on Earth. Tooele is located just minutes from Salt Lake, along the south shores of the Great Salt Lake. From its historic mining sites to modern-day military facilities, Tooele offers a variety of experiences unique to this area.
Parks and Recreation
National Forest, Settlement Canyon, Middle Canyon, hiking, biking, camping, fishing. Deseret Peak Complex is just 35 minutes west of Salt Lake City in the heart of Tooele County is the Deseret Peak Complex. This venue features a wide array of activities, and there is something to satisfy every sports enthusiast’s hunger for excitement. The complex is nestled in the heart of the Tooele Valley and is full of family fun activities.
Bonneville Salt Flats
Imagine a place so flat you seem to see the curvature of the planet, so barren not even the simplest life forms can exist. Imagine the passing thunder of strange vehicles hurtling by on a vast dazzling white plain. This is not an alien world far from earth; it is Utah’s famous Bonneville Salt Flats. The Bonneville Salt Flats is one of the most unique natural features in Utah. Stretching over 30,000 acres, the Bonneville Salt Flats is a fragile resource administered by the Bureau of Land Management. It is located along I-80 near the Utah-Nevada border. Wendover is the closest city. Thousands of visitors, commercial filmmakers, and of course, high-speed auto racers, make the Bonneville Salt Flats a world-famous destination. We hope you enjoy your visit to this natural wonder on Utah’s public land.
The Great Salt Lake
Visit one of the world’s wonders, Utah’s inland sea. Cruises, sailing, windsurfing, and biking are all part of the great salt lake. The Great Salt Lake and its islands provide outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities in northern Utah. Sunsets over the lake can be breathtaking. Amazing red, orange, lavender and magenta hues slowly dissolve in the evening sky. The lake’s turquoise waters attract sailors, its white sand beaches are popular with swimmers and sunbathers, and craggy outcroppings on Antelope Island and some shoreline areas draw hikers and mountain bikers.
Kennecott Copper Mine
The view from our side is amazing. Travel to the top of the Oquirrh Mountains to see the most spectacular view of the world’s largest man-made excavation and first open-pit, is located 28 miles southwest of Salt Lake City. 2.5-miles across, and .75-miles deep, the mine is so big, it can be seen from space shuttles in outer space.
Tooele School District consists of 16 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 6 high schools.