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: Diamond Fork road is now open to Springville Crossing, and Sheep Creek road is open to Diamond Fork road. Hobble Creek is open up to Balsam Campground. Whiting Campground area will open this week. Payson canyon will open up to the Old Ski Lot this week and on the south end of Nebo, Bear canyon will open this week along with pole canyon. The snow level is at about seven thousand feet so roads and trails that travel to that point will stay closed a little longer.
Pleasant Grove Ranger District:  The picnic sites along the North Fork, of American Fork Canyon are no longer available for winter camping; they are now Day-Use Only.  The group site at Little Mill is open to camping on a first come-first serve basis.  The Standard Amenity Fee of $6.00 is required for the day-use sites and camping in Little Mill. We want to remind users that the trails are still under a “wet trail” closure, and the gates at Tibble Fork and Pine Hollow are closed. During the road closures there can be maintenance taking place on the roads, so please do not cross the gates either hiking, or biking. The roads are closed to all users at this time.
Ogden Ranger District: Magpie campground was opened on March 17th, with no fee and limited services. Magpie campground is located about 6 miles from Huntsville at an elevation of 5200 feet.  Set among cottonwoods and willows on the banks of the South Fork of the Ogden River, this campground has 17 sites.  Campers come here to fish for trout and hike.

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Fire/Prescribed Fire Information

Heber-Kamas Ranger District: Fire Personnel plan to implement the Ponderosa Pine Restoration Project prescribed burn, any time from Monday, March 30th through April, weather permitting.  Fire personnel also plan to burn piles at the Mill Hollow project on the Heber-Kamas Ranger District weather permitting anytime from February 25, 2015 through March.
Evanston/Mt. View Ranger Districts:  Weather dependent fire personnel plan to burn 100 to 150 slash piles to reduce hazardous fuels in the Mill City area located approximately 35 miles South of Evanston, Wyoming on the West side of the Mirror Lake Highway on the Evanston/Mt. View Ranger Districts anytime from Monday, March 2nd through March 31st.
Ogden Ranger District:  fire personnel successfully burned the remaining slash piles 7 acres to reduce hazardous fuels in the Pineview Estates area on March 23rd.


Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Prescribed Fire Info


Forest Issues

Women Firefighters Call When Needed Recruitment Program

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