Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Hunters and Other Forest User Tips
Salt Lake Ranger District: Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and Salt Lake County officials announced today that the Mill Creek Canyon road will be closed beginning September 21, 2014 for the removal and replacement of culverts. No motor vehicle access will be allowed on the road beyond the Maple Grove winter with the exception of Fir Summer Home residents and construction vehicles. Recreationsits hiking and biking will be allowed access on the road and trails up to the Thousand Springs area, where the culverts are being replaced.
Mill Creek Canyon Road and Area Closure Info Sheet & Map
Photo taken on September 29, 2014
Enjoy Fall Colors on the Logan Ranger District Wellsville Wilderness from Coldwater East Trail
Photo by Caitlyn Lewis
Spanish Fork Ranger District: Reminder-Firewood permit sales end on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 and firewood must be cut and collected by October 31st, since winter road closures will begin on November 1st.
Heber-Kamas Ranger District:
70 slash piles to reduce hazardous fuels were successfully burned between 9/17 and 9/18 in the Soapstone area along the Mirror Lake corridor and 50 slash piles to reduce hazardous fuels were successfully burned on 9/17 in the Mill Hollow/Granite School area. Weather permitting crews will continue to burn slash piles in these areas through the next few weeks.
Evanston/Mt. View Ranger Districts: Weather permitting fire personnel plan to burn slash piles from thinning projects to reduce hazardous fuels in Bridger campground and in the Lyman Lake area during the next few weeks.
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Prescribed Fire Info
Please remember before you leave the Forest that your campfire is completely out and is cold before leaving. View our campfire video
Seasonal / Temporary Employment
The Forest is looking for a Fire Management Planning Specialist as part of the Fire, Aviation and Fuels Staff. The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership, coordination, and oversight in wildland fire planning.
Pre‐Sale Forester candidates wanted! High‐energy, innovative, likes fast‐paced and challenging work environments, enjoys working with diverse communities!
Campground/Picnic Area, Trail and Road Conditions
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