Wellsville Mountains

Wellsville Mountains

The Wellsville Mountains are located in northern Utah and are often considered part of the Wasatch Mountains. The mountains separate the Cache Valley from the Wasatch Front. Nearly all of the water collected by the Wellsville Mountains drains into the Bear River.

While only moderately tall, they are particularly narrow. For this reason, it is often claimed they are one of the steepest mountain ranges in North America. [http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&wname=Wellsville%20Mountain] Wilderness.net, Last Checked 08-21-2007] http://www.brag.utah.gov/BST/Segment%202.pdf Bear River Association of Governments, Last Checked 08-21-2007] [http://www.publiclands.org/explore/site.php?id=1206&PHPSESSID=23cfeb7c9] Publiclands.org, Last Checked 08-21-2007] Box Elder (9,372') and the Wellsville Cone (9,356') are its two highest peaks. U.S. 89/91 traverses Wellsville Canyon east of Brigham City as a four-lane highway, curving north then northeast and entering the Cache Valley at Wellsville.


External links

* [http://www.davidwhittenphoto.com/index.html?wasatch.html~home Photographs of the Wasatch Mountains]

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