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  • The Ashdown Gorge Wilderness is located in southwestern Utah, USA, within the arid Colorado Plateau region. The wilderness is within the Dixie National Forestadjacent to Cedar Breaks National ...
  • The 160-acre Yankee Meadows Wildlife Management Area is in a beautiful mountain setting at an elevation of 8,700 feet. The WMA includes a 60-acre reservoir surrounded by conifer and aspen forests, cli...
  • The wildlife management area contains two parcels: The 485-acre Hambrick Bottoms, at the confluence of three major drainages: Cottonwood Creek Huntington Creek, and Ferron Creek. United, they form the...
  • Topaz Slough Wildlife Management Area consists of 4,150 acres. The wetland/marsh portion of the WMA covers about 100 acres and is part of the old Sevier River bed.The water source stems from springs a...
  • Four units comprise the Three Corners Management Area: Bare Top, Red Creek Flat, Trail Creek and Goslin Mountain. Together they offer a combination of sagebrush flats, pinyon/juniper forests and a few...
  • The 51,432-acre Tabby Mountain WMA is comprised of two units: Tabby Mountain unit (42,025 acres) and Rabbit Gulch unit (two parcels of 8,247 and 1,160 acres). They are dominated by sagebrush and greas...
  • This 3,070-acre area consists of a river corridor bordered by high cliffs. The riparian zone is mostly a cottonwood/willow complex with some small wetlands supported by both cold and hot springs....
  • The Spring Creek Canyon Wilderness Study Area (WSA) is in the south-eastern corner of Iron County.The WSA includes 4433 acres of public land administreted by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)....
  • This relatively small cattail wetland is surrounded by willow and cottonwood trees.The uplands are a combination of grasslands and sagebrush. Some Russian olive and tamarisk have invaded the area....
  • This portion of the Southwest Manti WMA is comprised of three subunits: White...
  • The property is located in Juab County, east of Nephi and south of Salt CreekCanyon. From Nephi, proceed south, out of town, on SR-41. Turn left onto the Four Mile Road. Go about 1 mile and turn onto ...
  • Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness is a 50,232-acre (203.28 km2) wilderness arealocated in the Dixie National Forest in the U.S. state of Utah. It is the fourth-largest wilderness area located en...
  • The refuge is located 30 miles southwest of Vernal in northeastern Utah. It consists of 11, 987 acres including 12 miles of the Green River....
  • This unit of the Northwest Manti WMA contains a total of 3,750 acres formed from three different parcels: Birdseye, Wildcat Canyon and Lake Fork. The subunits are bounded by the Uinta National Forest ...
  • Three units form the Fountain Green portion of the North Nebo WMA: Fountain Green (365 acres), Moroni Conservation Easement (1,110 acres), and Big Hollow (850 acres). Fountain Green has about 40 acres...
  • Nash Wash WMA is centered around the old Cunningham Ranch at the mouth of Nash Wash. The 560 acre site and the additional 640-acre SITLA lease offers access to the Bookcliffs Roadless Area....
  • Mount Timpanogos Wilderness is a 10,518-acre (42.56 km2) wilderness areaprotecting Mount Timpanogos and the surrounding area. It is located in the front range of the Wasatch Mountain Range, betw...
  • Mount Olympus in the U.S. state of Utah, is one of the most prominent and recognizable mountains viewable from practically every location in the Salt Lake Valley. Mount Olympus is not the tallest...
  • Mount Nebo is the southernmost and highest mountain in the Wasatch Range of Utah, in the United States. Named after the biblical Mount Nebo overlooking Israel, which is said to be the place ...
  • Mount Naomi Wilderness is a 44,523-acre (180.18 km2) wilderness area located within the Wasatch-Cache National Forest in the U.S. state of Utah. It lies between the Logan River and the Utah-Idaho stat...
  • Mills Meadow WMA is an 80-acre site in the “The Meadows” area of Mills Valley— an area near the Sevier river that is comprised of a combination of marsh and wetmeadow habitats created and mainta...
  • The Middle Fork Wildlife Management Area is a unique area that consists of lands managed by both the USFS and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resource. The area was created to reduce elk-and-landowner c...
  • Marysvale WMA consists of 580 acres in a foothill/bench setting with pinyon/juniper as the dominate vegetation. Sagebrush,bitterbrush, oakbrush andmountain mahogany grow in parts of the property....
  • The 480-acre Manti Meadows Wildlife Management Area is a low-lying wetland that contains a few impoundments. Adjacent uplands are dominated by greasewood and sagebrush....
  • Mallard Springs consists of roughly 270 acres of seasonal wetland formed as a result of long-term agricultural runoff. Approximately 70 percent of the area is comprised of large fields of salt grass a...
  • This management area contains three separate parcels: The 1,038-acre Chaffin Ranch at the bottom end of the San Rafael River just before it enters the Green River. The 826-acre Hatt Ranch Commercial H...
  • Lower Fish Creek WMA includes 1,360 acres, 640 of which are from a SITLA lease.The property contains a meandering stream bordered to the south by steep conifer and aspen covered hillsides. The norther...
  • The Lone Peak Wilderness is a 30,088-acre (121.76 km2) wilderness area located within the Uinta and the Wasatch-Cache National Forest in the U.S. state of Utah.The Lone Peak Wilderness was established...
  • The area is located in Uintah County at roughly 3100 North, 3500 East in Roosevelt.From US-40 near Ballard, turn north onto 3500 East. Travel about 3 miles. The WMA is located on the east side of the ...
  • Lee Kay Public Shooting Range. With the exception of the facility's shotgun range, all of its shooting ranges will be open for free from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. that day.And, if you want to shoot on the sh...
  • This unit of the Northwest Manti WMA contains a total of 3,750 acres formed from three different parcels: Birdseye, Wildcat Canyon and Lake Fork. The subunits are bounded by the Uinta National Forest ...
  • The management area is comprised of shrub (chokecherry and oak) covered, rocky and steep hillsides ranging in elevation between 6,680 and 8,560 feet. Total acreage is 1,100 acres....
  • The 680-acre James Walter Fitzgerald WMA supports a combination of farmland (food plots and shelterbelts) and native salt desert shrub communities on the upland areas. A variety of wetland vegetation ...
  • Indian Peaks is located in Beaver County, 10 miles from the Utah/Nevada state line....
  • Howard Slough WMA consists of three sections: shoreline, dike, and ponds. The shoreline section (19a) extends between the northern Antelope Island causeway and the southernmost Howard Slough WMA dike....
  • The High Uintas Wilderness is a wilderness area located in northeastern Utah, United States. The wilderness covers the Uinta Mountains, encompassing parts of Duchesne and Summit counties....
  • The Utah State Division of Wildlife Resources requests bids for grazing livestock on Harold Crane Waterfowl Management Area in Box Elder County....
  • A visit to the ranch is both fun and educational. During winter months, a trip to Hardware Ranch makes a great outing that will provide the whole family with the memorable experience of viewing wild R...
  • Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge is located at the southern end of the Great Salt Lake Desert, part of the Great Basin in Juab County, Utah. The Refuge is managed by the United States Fish ...
  • During migration, the diversity of sound and color astounds visitors to Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area (WMA). Hundreds of thousands of waterbirds, songbirds and raptors visit this area durin...
  • East Canyon State Park is a state park of Utah, USA, featuring a 608-acre (246 ha) reservoir. The park is located northeast of Salt Lake City in Morgan County, Utah...
  • East Canyon State Park is a 680-acre boating and year-round fishing delight nestled in the mountains northeast of Salt Lake City. Anglers fish for rainbow trout and brown trout.  Although popular wit...
  • The Deseret Peak Wilderness is located in the Stansbury Mountains of Tooele County, Utah, near the towns of Tooele and Grantsville, not far from the Great Salt Lake. It is part of both the Ui...
  • Dark Canyon Wilderness, in the heart of southeast Utah's canyon country, is named for its high steep walls that narrow in the lower section so that they block the light in the morning and late afterno...
  • Currant Creek Campground sits next to Currant Creek Reservoir at an elevation of 8,000 feet in stands of aspen, fir, and lodgepole pine trees, which offer partial shade. Summer wildflowers are plentif...
  • Box-Death Hollow Wilderness is a 25,751 acres (104 km2) wilderness area located in south-central Utah, USA, on the Dixie National Forest. Vertical gray-orange walls ofNavajo sandstone stand ab...