Captive bred Boreal Toads released on Paunsaugunt Plateau for second year

Following the successful captive breeding of boreal toad at Denver Zoo last year, just under 500 captive bred toads were released June 16, 2020 into their native range on the Paunsaugunt Plateau in the Powell Ranger District of the Dixie National Forest.

Wildlife biologists working to strengthen Colorado River Cutthroat trout

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists took to the Dixie National forest looking to trap Colorado River Cutthroat trout in the Escalante Ranger District’s Barker Recreation Area.

Dixie National Forest biennial forest plan monitoring report available

The Dixie National Forest has recently published the biennial monitoring evaluation report for 2017 - 2018 to help the responsible official determine whether a change is needed in forest plan direction, such as plan components or other plan content that guide management of resources in the plan area.

Every Kid in a Park 4th grade pass

Any 4th grader (or 10-year-old for those who are in alternative school environments) who completes the education material on the Every Kid Outdoors. 

  • Available to U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) who present a valid Every Kid Outdoors paper pass.
  • Valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September 1 to August 31).
  • Honored nationwide at Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and US Fish & Wildlife Service sites charging entrance or standard amenity fees.

Cedar City Office operating virtually

The Forest Supervisor's Office and Cedar City Ranger District office, with the exception of mission-critical activities, is operating virtually until further notice.


Make cutting a Christmas tree in the Dixie National Forest a family tradition

Christmas tree permits will go on sale to harvest a tree from the Dixie National Forest starting November 4, and will be available at the designated forest and local vendor locations.

Dixie National Forest Partners Deliver ‘More Kids in the Woods’ Events

More Kids in the Woods is a program dedicated to reconnecting youth with the outdoors and providing opportunities for children and families to get outside. The Dixie National Forest is proud to partner in these programs and would like to share what’s been happening in your backyard!