PERKINS FLAT PRESERVE

Protected in 2005

Acreage: 182

Location: Emigration Canyon, UT

Along Emigration Canyon Scenic Byway, Perkins Flat Preserve is one of the last remaining undisturbed meadows that travelers view. International and national visitors who tour the Byway can glimpse what many historians consider to be the last camp for the advanced scouting party of the Mormon pioneers prior to entering the Salt Lake Valley. The protection of the wetlands and Emigration Creek, will aid in the water quality of the entire Jordan River watershed. In partnership with Salt Lake County, the property will be restored and enhanced to increase the watershed value of this land.