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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Dixie National Forest ($10 for trees from 1-10 feet high/$20 for trees 11-20 feet high)
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.
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.
Archaeology Service in Dixie National Forest, Utah.
SUU, on the other hand, dreams of a new observatory under the pitch-black sky of 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.
The Dixie National Forest Is Headquartered In Cedar City, Ut Which Is Located Approximately 205 Miles South Of Salt Lake City Or 190 Miles Northeast Of Las Vegas, Nv.
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.