Uinta National Forest

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Uinta National Forest

Utah

(801) 342-5100

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Overview

The majestic peaks and rugged backcountry of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest lie within easy reach of one of the wests fastest growing metropolitan areas. Encompassing nearly 2.1 million ecologically-diverse acres, including seven Wilderness areas, the Forest is one of the most frequently visited in the nation. From skiing in world-renown powder to cruising the scenic highways or picnicking on a lazy afternoon, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache has just about something for everyone.

Map of Uinta Nat'l Forest

Latitude, Longitude: 40.174124, -111.361367

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Activities

  • Camping

    The Uinta National Forest has some of the best campgrounds in the state. Many sites can be reserved through Recreation.gov, while many are available on a "first come, first served" basis.

    The Uinta National Forest also has many dispersed camping opportunities, but there are a few guidelines.

    * No dispersed camping within 1/2 mile of an established campground. * Dispersed camping is allowed up to 150 feet from a designated Forest Service Road. * No Dispersed camping within 100 feet of water (we recommend 200 feet). * No Dispersed camping on the east side of Strawberry Road * No Dispersed camping in the lower half of Diamond Fork Canyon * No Dispersed camping in the lower half of American Fork Canyon

  • Fishing

    On the Uinta there are many fine fishing opportunities available.

Directions

Driving

The Uinta National Forest is located just west of Provo, Utah.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(801) 342-5100

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