Provo River Project – Wallsburg UT

The Provo River Project was initiated under the provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) of  1933 (almost surely as a Public Works Administration (PWA) funded project) and approved by President Roosevelt in late 1935.  The Salt Lake Aqueduct… read more

The Spruces Campground – Big Cottonwood Canyon UT

The Utah Outdoor Association, working with the local Forest Service office in the Wasatch National Forest, created the Community Camp in 1921.  It was built on the site of a former tree nursery put there c. 1900 to reforest Big Cottonwood Canyon,… read more

Timpanogos Cave National Monument: Improvements – Mount Timpanogos UT

Entrance sign, Timpanogos Cave NM - Mt Timpanogos UT

Timpanogos Cave was designated a national monument on October 14, 1922 and was initially developed and maintained by the U.S. Forest Service.  The National Park Service took over from the Forest Service in 1933 as part of the Roosevelt Administration’s… read more