January 13, 2018

Pleasant View, Utah

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

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Pleasant View Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Pleasant View?

  • It doesn’t have tons of businesses like North Ogden. (Kristie, 4 years)
  • Love how friendly everyone is. (Josette, 5 years)
  • The view and the people. (Aly, 8 years)
  • The mountains. (Adeline, 10 years)
  • The neighborhoods and people. (Benji, 18 years)
  • It’s close to the mountain. (Sarah, 18 years)
  • Pleasant View had a small town feel when I lived there. (Brett, 21 years)
  • The cleanliness of the city. (Mike, 43 years)

Pleasant View Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Pleasant View?

  • I don’t know what happens in the city, there is not a place you can see what’s happening with crime or what the city is doing. I want more accessible options on social media. (Kristie, 4 years)
  • Sometimes neighbors are judgmental. (Josette, 5 years)
  • There’s not many fun things to do- you have to go to Ogden to do anything. (Aly, 8 years)
  • There isn’t much to do and people can be rude. (Adeline, 10 years)
  • The cops. (Benji, 18 years)
  • There are not very many businesses (especially food places) in town. (Sarah, 18 years)
  • The old timers are all gone. It has lost its identity. (Brett, 21 years)
  • The deer problem, they eat everything. (Mike, 43 years)

Pleasant View Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Pleasant View?

  • Hike. Runnst the natural resources. (Josette, 5 years)
  • Straw market. (Aly, 8 years)
  • Hike. (Adeline, 10 years)
  • Hike and chill. (Benji, 18 years)
  • Hike, walk on trails, parks, etc. (Sarah, 18 years)
  • We used to wander the fields and just explore. (Brett, 21 years)
  • Founders Day. (Mike, 43 years)

Pleasant View’s Reputation

What’s Pleasant View known for?

  • Good views. (Josette, 5 years)
  • It’s view and rich snobs- even though that’s not true. (Aly, 8 years)
  • Ben Lomond. (Adeline, 10 years)
  • It’s pleasant view. (Benji, 18 years)
  • Pleasant View used to be known as a farming community with orchards and dairy farms. (Brett, 21 years)
  • Ben Lomond Peak. (Mike, 43 years)

Pleasant View Crime

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

  • My neighborhood. We live too close to the trailer parks, and we have had a lot of crime this year. (Kristie, 4 years)
  • Not much crime. The Pleasant View PD is amazing. (Josette, 5 years)
  • Not bad. (Aly, 8 years)
  • There is very little. It is a quiet and fairly safe town. (Adeline, 10 years)
  • Depends on who’s asking. (Benji, 18 years)
  • A lot has changed. There wasn’t much when I went to high school in the 80’s. (Brett, 21 years)
  • Not a lot of crime, which is good. (Mike, 43 years)

Pleasant View Advice

Any advice for people moving to Pleasant View?

  • It’s a nice quiet town. I like that. (Kristie, 4 years)
  • Enjoy every minute. (Josette, 5 years)
  • But a house where the driveway faces the sun- you won’t have to shovel as much. (Aly, 8 years)
  • Try HugHes restaurant in North Ogden right by Lee’s marketplace. It’s really, really good. (Adeline, 10 years)
  • It’s a really nice neighborhood and the people are really kind. Winters are always rough, but overall you picked a nice place to live at. (Benji, 18 years)
  • Learn about its history. Get involved with city activities and leadership. (Brett, 21 years)
  • The city council loves to over legislate. (Mike, 43 years)

Pleasant View Stories

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

  • Awkward. So I was doing cross country and REALLY needed a bathroom. I went to the straw market, got a free water cup and used the bathroom and left- six years and that guy still works there. (Aly, 8 years)
  • I went to school there. (Adeline, 10 years)
  • I once went on a hike on one of the trails. (Benji, 18 years)
  • Riding bikes to school at Lomond View Elementary. Speeding down 900 West and all the way down PV Drive to home. (Brett, 21 years)

Pleasant View’s Future

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

  • It will grow. (Josette, 5 years)
  • I think it will definitely become bigger and better. (Aly, 8 years)
  • There will be lots more people. (Adeline, 10 years)
  • We will definitely be urbanizing the heck out of Pleasant View for sures. (Benji, 18 years)
  • Growth will continue and it will just be another city with lots of homes. (Brett, 21 years)

Pleasant View Facts

Any other interesting facts about Pleasant View?

  • A lot of people get it confused with Pleasant Grove. (Aly, 8 years)
  • Ben Lomond is what paramount mountain is based on. (Adeline, 10 years)
  • It cool. (Benji, 18 years)
  • There is still to this day a 1 ton metal air compressor at the top of Pine Canyon in Pleasant View. It was hauled up there with mules and carts to be used in the silver mines. Lots of mining history in PV. (Brett, 21 years)