Published: Sunday, Sept. 3 2006 4:59 p.m. MDT
The lowest spot in Utah is about 2160 feet based on my averaging many GPS
readings at this spot. I own this peice of land but all are welcome to visit.
The surrounding land in Utah is now part of the Beaver Dam Wash National
Conservation Area. It is about 3-4 feet lower now than before the flood of
January 2005. The current fence along the Arizona border was a replacement for
the one there before the flood. Because the wash is south facing and with couple
hundred feet slopes on each side it usually averages 5- 10 degrees hotter during
the day than St. George in the winter. Never actually been there in Summer.
Is there like some kind of reward for being the lowest place in Utah? If not,
Oops, Make that 2165 ft not 2160.
Hit Beaver Dam Wash last weekend. 67 degrees by 10 am going into the low 70's by
afternoon. Beautiful hike and best example of Mojave Desert in Utah.
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