The Ashley National Forest is located in north eastern Utah.
Where is this Forest?



Ashley National ForestAshley National Forest is located in northeastern Utah and Wyoming.

It encompasses 1,384,132 National Forest acres (1,287,909 in Utah and 96,223 in Wyoming). Of the total acres, 276,175 are High Uintas Wilderness (180,530 additional acres of High Uintas Wilderness is located on the Wasatch / Cache National Forest).

Elevations on the Ashley National Forest range from 6,000 feet to over 13,500 feet.

Ashley National Forest Publishes 2013 Annual Monitoring Report

Public Comment Period Closes for the Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact State

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

On Wednesday, January 29, the 90-day comment period for the Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement closed.

The Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management will be analyzing the substantive comments received, revising the draft environmental impact statement, and publishing a final environmental impact statement, which will include a Response to Comment report. A Notice of Availability for the Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement is expected to be published in the Federal Register in the fall of 2014.

Public involvement is an essential and required part of the planning process. We appreciate your participation, which will help both agencies to accomplish what they are proposing.

Visitor Information - Some quick highlights . . .


Ashley National Forest Visitor's Guide 



Live Web Camera:  High Uintas Wilderness 


2013 Motorized Vehicle Use Maps in PDF format


New Interactive Travel Map  

The interactive travel map shows the National Forest System roads, National Forest System trails, and areas on National Forest System lands that are designated for motor vehicle use.  The map is searchable by vehicle class, time of year, route number, and travel mode.  You can zoom into an area on a national forest or grassland, see the roads and trails in that area, and find out which ones are open to motor vehicles, and when.  You can see rivers, lakes, mountain peaks, campgrounds, and topographic lines.  Land ownership is shown by color.  You can also print a map of the area you wish to visit.

Job Vacancies

Outreach Notices and Job Announcements:

Outreach Water Treatment Operator Wage Grade 5409, Grade 9.  Permanent position in Manila, Utah.

Outreach Visitor Services Information Receptionist Positions (Permanent) in Vernal and Manila Utah

Range Management Specialist, GS-5/7/9 in Manila, Utah.

Engineering Technician, Permanent Position, GS-0802-7/8/9 in Vernal, Utah.

Range Technician Permanent Position GS-0455-05/06/07 (2 positions to be filled) Duty stations Vernal and Duchesne Utah.

Permanent Position:  Social Science/Natural Resources Specialist GS-0101 or 0401-9 in  Manila Utah.

Forest Fire Management Officer GS-0301-12.  Vancancy Announcement deadline February 23, 2014.

Wilderness/Trails Manager Duchesne  GS-0401-9 



Winter Travel Maps

Winter Travel Maps are available

Winter Activities on the Forest

Winter Activities on the Forest

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Motorized Vehicle Use Maps for 2013

Motorized Vehicle Use Maps for the Ashley National Forest 2013