Homemade ice castle in Alpine, Utah

Daily Herald photographers capture life every day in Utah County. Each week we will feature 25 of their best photos on a particular subject.

Each year, as winter weather sets in, ice castles are constructed in Midway and in Utah County. The ice castles features icicles and beautiful scenery, often colored with lighting effects.

Here are 25 photos of ice castles in Utah over the past several years.

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