Uinta National Forest


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Uinta National Forest

Address:88 W 100 North
PO Box 1428
Provo, UT 84601

Phone:801-342-5100
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r4/uinta
Size: Almost 1,000,000 acres.
Location:Central Utah. Accessible by US 40, 50, 89, and 189; UT 35. Nearby cities/towns include American Fork, Heber, Pleasant Grove, Nephi, Provo, and Spanish Fork.
Facilities:28 campgrounds, group camps, 7 picnic sites, trails, boat ramps, fishing piers (é).
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, rafting, berry picking, mountain biking, kayaking, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling, snow shoeing.
Special Features:Ranges from high desert to the mountain summits of Mount Nebo (11,877 feet) and Mount Timpanogos (11,750 feet). Points of interest include Cascade Springs, large springs which cascade down in a series of limestone terraces and pools; Devil's Kitchen Geological Area, featuring eroded sandstone formations; Strawberry Reservoir, one of Utah's premier fishing reservoirs with 17,164 surface acres. Forest surrounds Timpanogos Cave National Monument (see entry in national parks section).

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It is surrounded on three sides by a vast tract of the Uinta National Forest. A majestic ten-mile long string of mountain peaks averaging over 10,000 feet above sea level guards the Ranch on three sides.
But no amount of planning could have made it easier to find the limber pine, located in Uinta National Forest. "I had a detailed map and instructions from the park rangers.
Useful telephone numbers include the Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, (800) 222-8824; the Uinta National Forest, (801) 377-5780; Timpanogos Cave National Monument, (801) 756-5238; and the Heber Valley Historic Railroad, (801) 654-5601.