Uinta Mountains

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Uinta Mountains

(yo͞oĭn`tə), range of the Rocky Mts. extending c.120 mi (190 km) E from NE Utah to SW Wyoming. It rises to Kings Peak (13,528 ft/4,123 m), the highest point in Utah. The Uinta Mts. are almost totally part of national forests. Phosphates are mined there.
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Somehow, Ashley forgot to mention the many lakes sprinkled about the Uintas, many of them stocked with trout.
The four hikes on page 38 are good introductions to the Uintas. Trailheads are all along Mirror Lake Highway, in a Forest Service recreation area.
This easy gravel pathway, part of which is wheelchair accessible, circumnavigates the lake that gave its name to the scenic highway that bisects the northwestern corner of the Uintas. Perfect for youngsters without the stamina for uphill treks, this hike passes a concrete "rotten log" that shows how insects such as termites and millipedes benefit from downed trees.
Located on Mirror Lake Highway just four miles into Wyoming, this 520-acre ranch enjoys what many feel are the best vistas of the High Uinta Mountains anywhere on this famous Scenic Byway.
Located on Mirror Lake Highway just four miles into Wyoming, this 520acre ranch enjoys what many feel are the best vistas of the High Uinta Mountains anywhere on this famous Scenic Byway.