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High Uintas Wilderness

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355 North Vernal Ave
Vernal, UT 84078
Main
435-789-1181
Website
Official Website
General Location
Northern Utah
Season
Spring, summer and fall
Price
Free
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The best of the high country in the Uinta Mountains was protected by Congress in 1984 to preserve its primeval character. It now has a total of 456,705 acres and is a horseman's and backpacker's paradise. Utah’s highest peaks, hundreds of lakes, abundant wildlife, lush forests, clear streams and unique alpine tundra abound in this special area. Backcountry trails are plentiful in the wilderness for those seeking solitude, fantastic fishing or adventure.

Season
Spring, summer and fall
Attraction Highlights
Fantastic Hiking & Horseback Riding, Over 600 High Mountain Lakes With Outstanding Fishing, Amazing Scenery
Price
Free
Elevation
9500 to 13500 feet

Basic Directions

The wilderness lies along the spine of the Uinta Mountains in the center of the Ashley National forest. There are 6 major trailheads on the Ashley providing access both north and south.

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