Tony Grove Lake

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Tony Grove Lake
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Looking south from middle of lake toward the picnic area
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Tony Grove Lake
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Tony Grove Lake
Location Cache County, Utah
Coordinates 41°53′37″N111°38′38″W / 41.89361°N 111.64389°W / 41.89361; -111.64389 Coordinates: 41°53′37″N111°38′38″W / 41.89361°N 111.64389°W / 41.89361; -111.64389
Surface elevation8,048 ft (2,453 m)
ReferencesGNIS [1]

Tony Grove Lake is a lake in Cache County, Utah. The Tony Grove Lake Campground is located on the southeast shore of the lake. The lake and campground are situated on the Logan Canyon Scenic Byway. A 5–6 mi (8.0–9.7 km) paved road climbs to a height of 8,048 feet (2,453 m) to reach Tony Grove Lake and the Mount Naomi Wilderness area.

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A historic marker at the lake states that Tony Grove's name derived from its popularity with wealthy residents of Logan in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. [2]

The Mt. Naomi Wilderness Area was designated in 1984, and covers 45,000 acres (180 km2). [3] This region embraces some of the most rugged and spectacular country in the Bear River Range. The area around this glacial lake explodes into wildflowers in the early summer.

Many trails throughout the area offer wildlife viewing. Access and parking for the White Pine Lake Trail, Coldwater Spring Trail, Naomi Peak Trail and High Creek Trail is located at the Tony Grove Lake parking lot.

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References

  1. "Tony Grove Lake". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  2. "What's up with that? How Tony Grove Got Its Name". www.hjnews.com. Retrieved September 2017.Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Mount Naomi Wilderness". Wilderness.net. Retrieved December 2013.Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)