Water Bodies

    Water Bodies

    A water body is any significant accumulation of water, such as a river, stream, lake or ocean. Take a look at some of these amazing water bodies by clicking the picture below!


    Did you know?  
    • There are over 2,000 lakes and 89,000 miles of streams in Utah.

    • The Great Salt Lake is the largest lake in the United States west of the Mississippi River (6th largest in US).

    • Utah Lake is the 3rd largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River.

    • The Great Salt Lake is typically 3 to 5 times saltier than the ocean.

    • There are 10 major watersheds in Utah. Find out what watershed you live in!


    Utah major watershed


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