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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Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions go into effect 12:01 am June 25, 2021.


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The Manti-La Sal National Forest asks the public to please recreate responsibly. Law enforcement and/or search and rescue operations may be limited due to COVID-19 issues. High-risk activities such as rock climbing, etc. or backcountry activities that increase your chance of injury or distress should be avoided. We also encourage you to follow public health guidelines regarding social distancing while you recreate in National Forests. For more information about how the Forest Service is responding to COVID-19, visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/about-agency/covid19-updates.
For Utah's Guidelines, please go to https://coronavirus.utah.gov/.



Recent News


Manti-La Sal implements Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

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After implementing stage 1 fire restrictions last week, Manti-La Sal National Forest will implement Stage 2 fire restrictions for all National Forest System lands located within the Sanpete, Ferron/Price, Moab and Monticello Ranger Districts of the Manti-La Sal National Forest boundaries beginning 12:01 a.m. June 25, 2021.

Forest Order available here.

Stage 2 Restriction Map available here.

Women in Fire

Woman fire fighter in forest.Women firefighters make up just 10 percent of all firefighters. In this video women firefighters tell their stories of becoming firefighters and the work they do.

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Every Kid Outdoors

Every Kid Outdoors

Every Kid Outdoors allows United States 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.

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