Wellsville Mountains, Cache Valley

Living in Cache Valley, Utah

Cache (pronounced “cash”) Valley is home to Campbell Scientific, Inc., and the City of Logan. Those who call Cache Valley home (whether they were born and raised here, or chose to move here) enjoy a lower cost of living than many comparable areas of the country, an economy that is growing, and a low crime rate. Residents also have an abundance of local, family-friendly activities to choose from, many of which are free.

Climate and landscape

Extending more than 50 miles through northern Utah, Cache Valley is nestled between the Wellsville Mountains on the west and the Bear River Mountain Range on the east. The climate and landscape of the area are similar to those of the Rocky Mountain area.

Cache Valley's natural beauty offers year-round outdoor recreational and photographic opportunities, as well as beautiful sunsets. Residents experience the wonder of four distinct seasons as they watch the mountains change color with each season.

No matter what time of year it is, the 40-mile drive on the Logan Canyon National Scenic Byway is picturesque. Winding through forestland, limestone rock formations, lush vegetation, rivers, streams, and lakes, this scenic drive culminates in an overlook with a sweeping view of Bear Lake’s turquoise waters.

Outdoor recreation

In the warm, dry months, biking, boating, camping, fishing, hiking, rock climbing, and running are all popular activities. Many Campbell Scientific, Inc., employees bike to work, and our facility provides bike racks, lockers, and showers for them.

During the winter months, the skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling enthusiasts come out to play. Ten major ski resorts lie within a two-hour drive of Logan, with the closest being only 27 miles away.


In addition to the great weather and opportunities to explore the outdoors, Cache Valley also offers a variety of cultural events. Across the valley, community festivals celebrating culture and history populate event calendars from February through November. Cache Valley is home to many painters, sculptors, photographers, and other artisans, and their work is showcased both in local galleries and at art festivals. Live performance theaters offer a variety of productions, and local musicians perform at numerous venues.

Walking tours encourage visitors and residents alike to take a closer look at the history that surrounds them, especially on Logan’s historic Main Street. At a 160-acre center offering hands-on activities, history buffs can experience the history and heritage of the American West from 1820 to 1920.

Nearby attractions

Salt Lake City, with its additional shopping, dining, and cultural options, is only 85 miles away. Less than a day’s drive to southern Utah, several national parks with their famous red rocks await the explorer. Heading north to western Wyoming, a half-day drive rewards the traveler with the majesty and curiousness of Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks.

Something for everyone

Cache Valley is many things. It is a blend of wide open spaces and rural farmland with the comforts of modern city living and big-university opportunities. Cache Valley is a place where you’re just as likely to meet a professor as a farmer. It is a place that many people, whatever their background, call home and wouldn’t trade for anywhere else. Cache Valley has an abundance of activities, offering something for everyone who seeks it.