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2018 Seasonal Jobs Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Applications for 2018 Seasonal Wildland Firefighting Jobs Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest are now closed.

Timber Sales/Personal Use Firewood Cutting 

Salt Lake County Resource Management Plan For Public Lands
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Campground/Picnic Area, Trail and Road Conditions

Please keep a clean campsite Be Bear Aware

Dispersed camping 14 day stay limit

Fire/Prescribed Fire Information

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Prescribed Fire Info
Forest fire personnel will continue to burn slash piles in different areas on the forest to reduce hazardous fuels December 2017through April 2018.
There are no current wildfires on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest

Forest Issues

Administrative Change to the Timeframe set in the Records of Decision
On November 27, 2017, the Forest Service provided public notice of an administrative change we intended to make to the land managment plans that were altered on Septmeber 16, 2015. This administrative change does not affect any plan components, only other plan content, as it extends the timeframe for implementing of livestock grazing direction. Read the Administrative Change
December 12, 2107 Signed Cover Letter for Record of Decisions
Read the Record of Decision for Idah, Southwest Montana, Nevada and Utah
Read the Record of Decision for Northwest Colorado and Wyoming
View the latest news about the Forest Service’s Greater Sage-Grouse conservation efforts.  US Forest Service making a difference for Sage-Grouse and the sagebrush ecosystem video.


Recent News


Surveying Pika Populations Above Brighton

The American pika is a low-profile mammal that lives at high altitudes. Related to rabbits and hares, these small, big-eyed creatures spend much of the summer preparing for a harsh winter high above the timberline. Starting in mid-September, a DWR biologist will visit an established pika area above Brighton ski resort to check on population growth.


Cottonwood Canyon Foundation Free Snowshoe Tours on Salt Lake Ranger District

This photo shows children learning about the Salt Lake City Watershed while on a snowshoe tour

Cottonwood Canyons Foundation invites you: 2016/2017 FREE Snowshoe With a Naturalist Tour. Learn about the natural and cultural history of the canyons on the Salt Lake Ranger Dist.

Wasatch Legacy Project

Wasatch Legacy Project

Learn more about the Wasatch Water Legacy Partnership (WWLP).


Beetle Activity on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest

Beetle activity east side of Bridger Lake

The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache NF is experiencing significant beetle activity, reaching epidemic levels in some areas particularly on the North Slope of the Uinta Mountains.

Spanish Fork Joint Landscape Restoration Partnership Vernon Project

This photo shows the reduction of vegetation and improvement of rangelands

The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Spanish Fork Ranger District recently received the Joint Chief’s Grant for restoration projects in the Vernon Management Unit.