From the Utes Indian tribe
Nickname: Beehive State
State bird: California Gull/Sea Gull
State flower: Sego Lily
Capital: Salt Lake City
Time: Mountain (GMT – 7)
The State: Utah’s attractions include canyons, colourful towns and breathtaking national parks. Salt Lake City is the world centre of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Utah, surrounded by the Wasatch Mountains, boasts historic buildings, churches, museums, science exhibitions and arts festivals.
Other State attractions include Zion National Park around the Virgin River Canyon, with its temple-like rock formations; Canyonlands, Arches and Capitol Reef national parks; Timpanogos Cave and the Dinosaur National Monument near Vernal. Utah has five National Parks.