Dixie National Forest


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Dixie National Forest

Address:1789 Wedgewood Ln
Cedar City, UT 84720

Phone:435-865-3700
Fax:435-865-3791
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r4/dixie
Size: Nearly 2,000,000 acres.
Location:Southern Utah. Accessible by US 89; UT 12, 14, 18, and 24. Nearby cities/towns include Cedar City, Enterprise, Escalante, Panguitch, and Saint George.
Facilities:4 visitor centers, 26 campgrounds, group camp, 5 picnic sites, trails.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, canoeing, sailing, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross-country and downhill skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, spelunking, OHV riding.
Special Features:Elevations ranging from 2,800 feet to 11,322 feet at Blue Bell Knoll on Boulder Mountain; Red Canyon, with red sandstone formations rivaling those of Bryce Canyon National Park (see entry in national parks section); Panguitch and Navajo lakes; and Powell Point, offering views of three states.

See other parks in Utah.
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Hiking through the wilderness areas of the Dixie National Forest and Bureau of Land Management territory, Hacker identified features showing that the Markagunt landslide was much bigger than previously thought.
I was a federal wildlife biologist working with the California condor in the Los Padres National Forest, then with the northern spotted owl in the Willamette National Forest, then with the northern goshawk in the Dixie National Forest in southern Utah.
Moving on, continue south on SR 12 through spectacular canyons and forest vistas of the Dixie National Forest, taking a side jaunt through beautiful Hell's Backbone.
Native American Youth Program at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah This project is part of a wider collaboration among the Southern Paiute Nation, the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and Dixie National Forest aimed at engaging Southern Paiute youth in learning cultural traditions, valuing the natural and cultural resources important to their heritage, connecting them to public lands within their traditional homeland in southern Utah and northern Arizona, and providing meaningful experiences that inspire youth to pursue advanced education and land management careers.
On The Cedar City Ranger District Of The Dixie National Forest,
Montana is burning with four new southeastern wildfires, including the already halfway-contained Ash Creek fire that consumed 382 square miles of land, and Utah reported six major wildfires, including the Shingle fire that destroyed 8,200 acres and torched 850 structures including summer homes in the Dixie National Forest.
Dixie National Forest It's worth an 18-mile drive over gravel roads to camp at this six-site haven tucked into the shade of--You guessed it--blue spruces Pine Creek, heavy with trout, flosses through the campground, so bring your rod.
Antimony Creek is a classic freestone creek in the Dixie National Forest.
A biologist on Utah's Dixie National Forest was concerned that wildlife was being disturbed by the many roads in one part of the forest.
Make tracks in the snow In southwest Utah, Thunder Mountain Motor-sports offers guided snowmobile tours that pass through dense stands of snow-laden white firs in Dixie National Forest.
One of the most popular spots is Panguitch Lake in the Dixie National Forest.
We stumble upon the Twisted Forest just inside the northwestern corner of the Ashdown Gorge Wilderness Area in southern Utah's Dixie National Forest.