Revered across the nation, Utah State University is a public research university founded in 1888 and boasts a focus on agriculture, domestic arts, and mechanic arts. The city is also nationally ranked in its elementary and secondary education programs, and has grown extensively in the 21st century. USU’s main campus is one mile northeast of downtown Logan at the mouth of Logan Canyon and lies on a beautiful picturesque foothill that overlooks the valley. Approximately 16,000 students live on or adjacent to campus where they are proud to have formed a tight knit campus community with activities and events all year long.
Logan is home to a great arts scene and the historic downtown is rich in culture, art, music, and food. The community prides itself in tasteful celebrations at all major holidays, combining the performing arts with beautiful singing and interpretive dance. The Utah Festival Opera puts on numerous performances throughout the year, while the Ellen Eccles Theater hosts concerts, theater, ballet, classic movies, and touring performers. These great theaters and halls, along with other centers for the arts and festivals, celebrate fine art and crafts with a variety of music, food, lectures, galleries, and exciting activities catered to all ages.
The Great Outdoors
Nestled at the base of the Bear River Range, the quiet and picturesque city of Logan, Utah is always beautiful, no matter what the season that is enjoyed. Residents and visitors alike can admire and respect the Logan Canyon community park for its 40-mile natural terrain network of trails that encompasses a 23-mile long lake formally named Bear Lake. This area is also nicknamed Rocky Mountain Caribbean because of its crystal clear blue waters. This park features areas for fishing, biking, hiking, skiing, and golfing, a great arsenal of activities at your front door that you can explore all year round.