Emigration Canyon Utah Information
Emigration Canyon is a township in Salt Lake County, Utah in the mountains of the Wasatch Range overlooking Salt Lake City.
Emigration Canyon is a historical place best known as the first settlement by Mormon Pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley. In 1961, it was declared as a national historic landmark.
The settlement of Mormon Pioneers is commemorated by the This Is The Place Heritage Park, named after Brigham Young’s words upon entering the Salt Lake Valley “This is the right place. Drive on.”