Open House for the Recreationportion of the Forest Plan

Vernal, Utah….  The Ashley National Forest invites you to attend an open house meeting on Thursday, July 19th, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time at the Red Canyon Visitor’s Center located off Highway 44 on Forest Service Road 095 the Red Canyon Road.

Jordan W. Smith, Ph.D. the Director of the Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism

Assistant Professor, Department of Environment and Society at Utah State University, will speak at 6:00 p.m. about the Social Economic Benefits of Recreation on the Ashley National Forest.


Some of the other stations set up at the meeting include maps and information about Recreation Management Areas, Wild and Scenic River eligibility and Wilderness Evaluation.


As part of this open house comment forms will be available to capture comments on the desired (future) conditions for recreation on the Ashley National Forest from those attending.