Thousand Lake Mountain facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsThousand Lake Mountain
Thousand Lake Mountain from the south near Teasdale, October 2004
|Elevation||11,300 ft (3,444.2 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||2,346 ft (715 m)|
|Location||Wayne County, Utah
|Parent range||Aquarius Plateau|
|Topo map||USGS Flat Top|
Thousand Lake Mountain is surrounded by several small towns (Loa, Lyman, Fremont, Bicknell, Teasdale, and Torrey). The areas on and around Thousand Lake Mountain are used for farming, camping, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, and fishing. Thousand Lake Mountain is located in the easternmost section of Fishlake National Forest. A section of the Great Western Trail traverses the mountain from north to south. Thousand Lake Mountain is covered in boulders while Boulder Mountain has many lakes. There are several stories supposing to explain the mismatched names, most feasibly a cartographer writing the names he had been given on the wrong hills and not catching the mistake before maps were published.
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