January 7, 2018

Hurricane, Utah

Life in Hurricane, Utah, explained by people who’ve lived in Hurricane:

*Click here to share your experience living in Hurricane*

*Response format = Answer (Your name, How long you’ve lived in Hurricane)

Hurricane Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Hurricane?

  • Not busy. (Stacey, 4 months)
  • Small town, good schools. (SuAnn, 3 years)
  • My neighbors are amazing, small town feel; (Lacee, 23 years)
  • I love how the community rallies around those in need. (Katina, 38 years)

Hurricane Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Hurricane?

  • High winds and high taxes. (Stacey, 4 months)
  • No real shopping or other indoor recreation other than the movies, not many sit-down restaurants. (SuAnn, 3 years)
  • Out-of-towners wanting to change this into wherever they came from, hurting the agriculture heritage in the process. (Lacee, 23 years)
  • The Hurricane Police Department is corrupt. (Katina, 38 years)

Hurricane Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Hurricane?

  • Hiking. (Stacey, 4 months)
  • Hiking, or going to the movies. (SuAnn, 3 years)
  • Outdoor recreation…hiking, horseback riding, splash pad. (Lacee, 23 years)
  • Hiking, horseback riding, playing at the sand dunes. (Katina, 38 years)

Hurricane’s Reputation

What’s Hurricane known for?

  • Probably wind! (Stacey, 4 months)
  • Wind. (SuAnn, 3 years)
  • Peach Days, agriculture, neighbors helping neighbors. (Lacee, 23 years)
  • Peach Days. (Katina, 38 years)

Hurricane Crime

What’s the crime like in Hurricane? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • Maverick and the north side of town. (Lacee, 23 years)
  • Mainly drugs. (Katina, 38 years)

Hurricane Advice

Any advice for people moving to Hurricane?

  • Get a parks pass. (Stacey, 4 months)
  • Be prepared for the wind. (SuAnn, 3 years)
  • If it smells like a farm, and you don’t like it, move to Vegas. (Lacee, 23 years)
  • Get involved in the community. (Katina, 38 years)

Hurricane Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Hurricane (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • Crazy wind that caused property damage. (Stacey, 4 months)
  • When the fair was here it was always a great experience. The Peach Days rodeo is a fun tradition also. (Lacee, 23 years)
  • I have so many great experiences in Hurricane, that it is hard to choose just one. (Katina, 38 years)

Hurricane’s Future

How do you think Hurricane will change over the next 10 years?

  • More houses and more traffic. (Stacey, 4 months)
  • More subdivisions and less land…more large hotels (what happened to the skyline code?? Why do we allow four story buildings creating an eye sore in the center of town and next to the highway???) (Lacee, 23 years)
  • Keep growing. (Katina, 38 years)

Hurricane Facts

Any other interesting facts about Hurricane?

  • Burning hot in the summer. (Stacey, 4 months)
  • Read up on the Hurricane canal! (Lacee, 23 years)
  • My great grandpa moved the first house from its original location to 700 West, and renovated it into apartments. (Katina, 38 years)