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Logan , UT

Population: 49,400
Photo courtesy of Mike Bullock

If you want to get Logan, UT, residents fired up in winter just mention Utah State University Aggies basketball. The university is an integral part of the community offering educational, cultural and recreational opportunities year round. Logan is situated in Utah's research triangle and considered one of the top cities for technology.

Nestled in the center of Utah’s Cache Valley, Logan is a town with beauty and brains. It has one of the lowest unemployment ratings in the nation. Often called the Caribbean of the Rockies because of its turquoise colored waters and white sandy shores, Bear Lake transforms into a winter wonderland for ice anglers, while skiing and snowboarding on Beaver Mountain are popular from November through May. There are several ski resorts nearby.

The Logan Canyon Snowmobile Complex boasts breathtaking views and more than 300 miles of well-groomed trails that wind through the Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The complex is part of the Logan Canyon National Scenic Byway, which runs parallel to the Logan River and ends at Bear Lake.

Winter Weather

  • Average January low: 12.7 degrees
  • Average annual snowfall: 63 inches 

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