The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is located in the north center part of Utah.
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What's Happening?

Spanish Fork Ranger District: Campgrounds open as of April 3, 2015: Diamond Fork campground open with fees, no water and campground host is on site; Maple Lake open no water or fees; Cherry campground open no water or fees; Whiting campground open no water or fees; Bear Canyon campground open no water or fees.
Pleasant Grove Ranger District:  Little Mill campground is now open. American Land & Leisure hosts are on site and reservations can be made at 
Logan Ranger District:Lower elevation gates are open which gives motorized access to Green Canyon (FR 050) for 1 mile, Card Canyon (FR 024), Left Hand Fork of Blacksmiths Fork (FR 245), and Smithfield Canyon (FR 049) and 1 mile in High Creek open. 
Salt Lake Ranger District:  The Farmington Canyon road is open. Temple Quarry at the base of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake Ranger District is now open for the season. The South Willow Canyon road, Tooele County, Stansbury Moutain Range is open to Boy Scout campground and Medina Flat.

Heber-Kamas Ranger District: Heber-Kamas Ranger District, Current Creek Reservoir is ice free, the boat ramp is currently closed.Strawberry Reservoir is ice free. Strawberry Bay Campground Loops B, D, and E are open. All boat ramps are open but no docks are in yet.

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Fire/Prescribed Fire Information

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Prescribed Fire Info


Forest Issues

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

Recent News


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