The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the capitol of Utah. The city provides metropolitan activities such as performing arts, sports, shopping and an impressive selection of restaurants and bars. The Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains provides a stunning backdrop and endless opportunities for biking, hiking, climbing and world class skiing, all within minutes from the University of Utah campus. In addition to the five national parks, seven national monuments, and six national forests in the state of Utah, Salt Lake City is centrally located between the Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Canyon. Below are some useful links that provide more information about the local and state attractions. Visit the Graduate School to learn more about pursuing studies in Salt Lake City.