A private comprehensive liberal arts college in Salt Lake City, UT, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in liberal arts and professional programs. Website
Our Surrounding Area

Make tracks to the mountains...and the great outdoors!

Just about any outdoor activity you love is easily accessible from our campus. Utah is justly known as the home of "the greatest snow on earth," but world-class skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports are just the tip of the mountain, as it were!

You'll also find top-notch mountain biking, rock climbing, backpacking, kayaking, canyoneering, hiking, camping, spelunking, and rafting venues just down the road.

Mountain resorts you can get to in an hour or less


Other recreational and scenic hotspots within a day's drive of Salt Lake City

National Parks

  • Arches
  • Bryce Canyon
  • Canyonlands
  • Capital Reef
  • Grand Canyon
  • Grand Teton
  • Mesa Verde
  • Yellowstone
  • Zion

National Recreation Areas

  • Flaming Gorge
  • Glen Canyon (Lake Powell)

National Monuments

  • Cedar Breaks
  • Dinosaur
  • Grand Staircase-Escalante
  • Hovenweep
  • Natural Bridges
  • Rainbow Bridge
  • Timpanogos Cave


National Forests

  • Ashley
  • Dixie
  • Fishlake
  • Manti La Sal
  • Sawtooth
  • Uintah
  • Wasatch-Cache

Other western cities within a day's drive of Salt Lake City

  • Las Vegas
  • Denver
  • Boise
  • Reno / Lake Tahoe