Community Highlights – Ogden, Utah

The most advanced gas turbine engine manufacturing facility in the world is located in the middle of a nature lover’s paradise. Williams International’s highly automated production facility in Ogden, Utah has the Wasatch Range to the east, the Great Salt Lake to the west, and thousands of acres of national forest land all around. Ogden was named one of the five Best Hometowns 2016 by Sunset magazine.

Ogden offers friendly country living, yet is close enough to Salt Lake City to provide city attractions and culture.

Ogden is especially attractive for those who enjoy sports and the outdoors. The Ogden River and Weber River run right through town. Deer, moose, elk, buffalo, antelope, big horn sheep, and even mountain lions inhabit the area. There is fantastic fishing for trout, bass, catfish, walleye, pike, whitefish, perch, crappie, and blue gill.

This part of Utah is renowned as one of the best places on earth for snow skiing. Park City, Snowbird, Deer Valley, Alta, Sundance, and Snowbasin are among the most popular world-class ski resorts, and some events of the 2002 Winter Olympics were held here.

This is one of the few areas in the country where you can ski in the morning, then enjoy a round of golf in the afternoon at one of the ten public golf courses or two country clubs.

Ogden also has some of the most spectacular mountain trails and views imaginable. Everything from mountain lakes surrounded by pine forests to desert sunsets. It is a paradise for campers, hikers, cyclists, canoers, rafters, kayakers, birdwatchers, fishermen, hunters, and horseback riders.

Thousands of old mining and logging roads and trails offer endless opportunities for unique biking and hiking. Scenic mountain, canyon, and river trails provide a full range of challenges to everyone from beginner to expert.

Weber State University (in Ogden), the University of Utah (in Salt Lake City), and Utah State University (in Logan), are among several world-class universities in the area.

Williams International in Ogden offers a great place to work in the middle of a great place to play.

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