Introduction to Alpine, Utah
Alpine was first settled in 1850. The first settlers of the area established a cattle ranch. At that time, it was known as Mountainville. It was later renamed Alpine because the city reminded Prophet Brigham Young of the Swiss Alps. It is located in Utah County, which was founded in 1852 and named after the Ute Indians.
Alpine and nearby Attractions
- Nephs Lake
- Alpine Fort
- Timpanogos Cave National Monument
- John Hutchings Museum of Natural History
- North American Museum of Ancient Life
- Wasatch Mountain State Park
Things To Do In Alpine
Alpine provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. Those interested in the area’s history should visit the Alpine Fort, the North American Museum of Ancient Life, the Wheeler Historic Farm, the Park City Museum, the John Hutchings Museum of Natural History and the Timpanogos Cave National Monument. The Jordanelle State Park, Utah Lake State Park, Deer Creek State Park and Wasatch Mountain State Park are all nearby as well.
Air transportation is available from Salt Lake City International Airport.
Alpine Higher Education
Brigham Young University, Salt Lake Community College and Utah Valley State College are in the neighborhood.