The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is located in the north center part of Utah.
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Be informed about avalanche dangers.  Carry safety equipment such as avalanche beacons, shovels, and probes.  For the latest avalanche conditions you can go to or twitter UACWasatch or #utavy or call 888-999-4019,  Safety tips to practice this winter while recreating on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. 

  • Call ahead for current conditions
  • Make sure your vehicle is in good operating condition and contains an adequate level of fuel and have properly fitting tire chains and know how to install them
  • Leave your itinerary with a friend or family member
  • Never travel alone and take along your cell phone and a map
  • Wear appropriate clothing and footwear
  • Always carry extra clothing, food, water, flashlight, first aid kit, matches, and a small shovel
  • If you become injured or lost, stay calm and seek shelter from the elements, but do not stray from your planned route.

Ski Trail Info
Pleasant Grove Ranger District: 
The Little Mill Ski area is now being groomed 2-3 times per week, and one time just before weekends, on Fridays.
Salt Lake Ranger District:  The Mill Creek ski trail was groomed and set track, Wednesday, January 14th.  Excellent conditions. Will groom again Friday, January 16th then Monday on the Holiday, January 19th.
Heber-Kamas Ranger District: The Beaver Creek ski trail, on the Heber-Kamas Ranger District was groomed Tuesday, January 13th. With the warm weather the snow has been melting and refreezing so conditions are not ideal for skiing. Dogs are allowed on odd days. The trail will be groomed again when it snows.

Snowmobile Information
Pleasant Grove Ranger District:  
The gates are now open for snowmobiling  at Pine Hollow and Tibble Fork.

Fire/Prescribed Fire Information

Heber-Kamas Ranger District:  Crews successfuly implemented restoration units 1 (22 acres) and 2 (4 acres) on Wednesday, October 29th.  On Thursday, October 30th crews preped and blacklined unit 6 (270 acres) and successfuly treated the unit.  Ponderosa Pine Restoration poject.  

Spanish Fork Ranger District:  Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest fire management personnel, in partnership with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Utah Partners for Conservation and Development, successfully treated the prescribed fire unit of the Bartholomew Canyon Vegetation Treatment project.  Bartholomew Canyon Prescribed Burn Successfuly Implemented

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Prescribed Fire Info


Forest Issues


Deputy Forest Supervisor Outreach Notice
Seasonal / Temporary Employment
Fire Management Positions Outreach
Forest Fuels Specialist Outreach permanent position

Campground/Picnic Area, Trail and Road Conditions

Latest News on the Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Effort

Cover page for the Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Environment Impact Statement


Surveying Pika Populations Above Brighton

The American pika is a low-profile mammal that lives at high altitudes. Related to rabbits and hares, these small, big-eyed creatures spend much of the summer preparing for a harsh winter high above the timberline. Starting in mid-September, a DWR biologist will visit an established pika area above Brighton ski resort to check on population growth.


Beetle Activity on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest

Beetle activity east side of Bridger Lake

The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is experiencing significant beetle activity, reaching epidemic levels in some areas particularly on the North Sl...

Wasatch Legacy Project

Wasatch Legacy Project

Learn more about the Wasatch Water Legacy Partnership (WWLP).


Outdoor Educational Programs on the Salt Lake Ranger District

This photo shows children learning about the Salt Lake City Watershed while on a snowshoe tour

Outdoor educational programs availabe on the Salt Laker Ranger District in partnership with Cottonwood Canyon Foundation, Salt Lake City Deptatment of Public Utilities and REI