Ashley National Forest
Numerous campgrounds located throughout the Forest
6,000 to 13,500 Feet
Ashley National Forest is located in northeast Utah and southwest Wyoming and covers 1.3 million acres of pristine wilderness. It is the largest national forest in Utah, stretching from the Uinta Mountains to the Wasatch Plateau. The forest provides an array of outdoor recreational opportunities, including camping, boating, fishing, hunting, hiking and biking. It is also home to a wide variety of wildlife species such as elk, deer, moose and black bears.
Ashley National Forest in Vernal, Utah has four wilderness areas that offer visitors the opportunity to explore some of the most remote and pristine areas in the state: High Uintas, Mount Naomi, Red Castle and Flaming Gorge. Visitors can explore the backcountry via trails that range from easy to strenuous. There are numerous campgrounds located throughout the Forest that offer stunning views of its forests and lakes.
Ashley National Forest is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Its vast expanse of forest, meadows, rivers, lakes and rugged terrain provide something for everyone to explore. There are several water sports opportunities such as kayaking, canoeing, fly fishing and boating throughout the area. Anglers can also find a wealth of fishing opportunities in the Forest’s many lakes and streams. There are numerous trails that range from easy to moderate in difficulty, making it ideal for hikers of all skill levels.