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Unita – Wasatch – Cache National Forest – The Forest Next Door

Discover over 100 campgrounds in spectacular surroundings. There’s an adventure waiting to happen for you.

The Forest Next Door – The Uinta – Wasatch – Cache National Forest is an extremely popular destination offering quick, convenient access to outdoor visitors year-round. It borders nearby metropolitan areas and communities. Roads and trails lead visitors to breathtaking vistas and spectacular natural settings. Amazingly fresh air and water surround the vast canyons and forest.  It’s easy to see why Uinta – Wasatch – Cache National Forest draws people from around the world, thus becoming one of the most visited national forest systems in the world.

Did You Know?

  • Size: 2.1 million acres from desert to high mountain peaks
  • The Jardine Juniper tree is over 1,500 years old – one of the oldest living trees in the Rocky Mountains
  • The oldest exposed rocks in Utah can be seen near the mouth of Farmington Canyon
  • In winter, it’s nicknamed the Greatest Snow On Earth
  • It takes less than 24hrs for water in a canyon to reach the kitchen faucets in the Salt Lake Valley.
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Located in northern Utah. Dry and hot in the summer, and snowy in the winter. Plenty of ski areas are open nearby during the winter snows. Campgrounds are close to Bear Lake, which stretches across over into Idaho.

Located just north of Great Salt Lake. Known for it’s alpine like lakes full of fish and being a gateway to ski resorts in the winter. Explore nearby Newberry National Volcanic Monument and George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park featuring life-size models and a paleontology lab.

Located in central Utah Valley. Known for the breathtaking 11,877-foot Mt. Nebo, the highest peak along the Wasatch Front. A popular destination for diverse year-round recreation – fishing, family camping, scenic driving, arduous cycling, snowmobiling, horseback riding, and hiking.

Located in northeastern Utah. A four season district with mountainous terrain and abundant lakes. Hike, camp, fish, ride mountain bikes, backpack and ride off-highway vehicles in the summer. Popular during the winter for the quality snow drawing legions of backcountry skiers, dog sledders and snowmobilers.

The mountainous Salt Lake District is the classic “urban” forest. Known worldwide for those seeking the “Greatest Snow on Earth.” The proximity, scenic beauty, and year-round recreation opportunities make it a beloved and popular place for outdoor enthusiasts.

Located in central Utah. Home of the majestic Mt. Timpanogos beckoning hikers from all over the State to its summit. Offers a diversity of year-round recreation – fishing, family camping, arduous cycling, snowmobiling, ATVing, and rock-climbing. Be on the look out for the famous Rocky Mountain Sheep here.

Located in northeastern Utah and Wyoming. Known as the “North Slope”, this region is just the way nature intended it to be. It includes thousands of undeveloped acres which has become a haven for hardy outdoor enthusiasts coming to enjoy the rustic nature, remote trails, undeveloped campsites.