Welcome to the Manti-La Sal National Forest 

The deep sandstone canyons, mountaintops, meadows, lakes, and streams of the Manti-La Sal National Forest create a diverse landscape.  From the Abajos and La Sals in southeastern Utah to the Wasatch Plateau and Sanpitch mountains hundreds of miles away in central Utah, the Forest is a welcome retreat.

What you may not know about the Manti-La Sal. . .

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Current Closure Orders

RESCINDED: Trail Mountain Fire Closures

Coal Hollow Fire Closure Order 04-10-3-19-02  Dated April 8, 2019

Map, Order 04-10-3-19-01

RESCINDED: Trail Mountain Restoration Closure

Straight Canyon Closure



Avalanche Forecasts

Skiers along snow faceThe Utah Avalanche Center saves lives. The Utah Legislature recently designated the first week of December each year as Avalanche Awareness Week. During Avalanche Awareness Week, Utah Avalanche Center and its partners will host events, classes, and other activities to promote avalanche awareness, education and safety. Click photo to see how the Avalanche Center prepares avalanche forecasts.

Brigham Young University and Manti-La Sal NF Begin Bee Research

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Colony collapse disorder in honey bees may be helped if National Forests can be used as range for honey bees. The Manti-La Sal National Forest and Brigham Young University have been working together to design and implement a multi-year study to explore the community effects of honey bees on native pollinators in a tall-forb plant community. BYU will be evaluating the impact of introducing hives of honey bees on native bee community richness and abundance on the Wasatch Plateau of Central Utah. Read more . . .

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Every Kid In A Park

Every Kid In A Park

Every Kid In A Park is a program that allows U.S. 4th graders to get a free pass that will cover entrance fees at federal recreation lands such as US Forest Service sites.

Candland Mountain Trailhead

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The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has donated a trailhead and parking lot in Huntington Canyon to the Forest. The trailhead gives users access to the Candland Mountain Trail and other trails.

La Sal Pass

Manti-La Sal Videos

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