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.

Summary of Comments to Amend Sage-Grouse Plans

Male Sage-Grouse Struting

The Intermountain and Rocky Mountain Regions of the Forests Service incorporated standards and guidelines for the conservation of greater sage-grouse into forest plans in 2015. As plans have been implemented, potential inefficiencies and difficulties were identified. Comments were requested on an initial Notice of Intent (NOI), and a supplemental NOI to revise the 2015 plans in 2017 and 2018.  Those comments were used to create a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to amend forest plans.  The public comment period for the DEIS ended on January 3, 2019. The comments received have been summarized into a Report.

View the latest news about the Forest Service’s Greater Sage-Grouse conservation efforts.

New Project Updates for the Duchesne Roosevelt Ranger District May 2019

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Ashley National Forest Plan Revision

Potential for Wilderness Evaluation Process

Ashley National Forest Year in Review

Ashley National Forest 2015 Annual Monitoring Report

Ashley National Forest Recreation Program Fee Accomplishment Report

Places you must see on the Ashley National Forest




High Uintas Wilderness Area




Visitor Information - Some quick highlights . . .

Interactive Visitor Use Map (NEW)

Ashley National Forest Visitor's Guide 


New Interactive Travel Map (Coming Soon)

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:

*** Utah Conservation Corpsmember Opportunities on the Ashley National Forest ***


Note:  Some position application periood now extended up to June 3, 2019 


The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC), in partnership with the Ashley National Forest, is advertising for ten corpsmember positions. These are 3 month, full-time work experience opportunities from approximately early June through August 2019. Some positions may extend into September. There are five categories of work opportunities in varying locations as shown below:  (click on each position for the outreach description)

Position / Duty Location / No. of Positions 

Forestry Technician / Vernal, UT / (2) 
Civil Engineer Tech / Vernal, UT / (2) 
Range Assistant / Duchesne, UT / (2) - application period extended
Hydrology Technician / Vernal, UT / (2)
Recreation Technician / Duchesne, UT / (1)
Recreation Technician / Manila, UT / (1)

Each position is unique in the work experience provided and qualifications needed.  Specific details and application instructions are included in the individual outreach notices. The positions are 40 hours a week and the pay will be $14.54/hour. Interested applicants will be required to submit a cover letter stating which opportunities they are interested in, as well as a resume and any other materials outlined in the specific placement notices.

The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) is Utah's award-winning, and nationally-recognized statewide Conservation Corps headquartered in Logan, Utah at Utah State University's main campus.  UCC will recruit and hire the selected candidates providing personnel and Human Resources (HR) needs during the placement.

For additional information, please email djaques@fs.fed.us and indicate your position(s) of interest.



Job Announcements

Seasonal Job Announcements for the Summer of 2019 are now open and will close soon.  Apply now for a seasonal job in the Summer of 2019.

If you would like to search for upcoming vacancies nationally please visit our national outreach database at :






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

Motorized Vehicle Use Maps for the Ashley National Forest