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Ashley National Forest

Ashley National Forest is a national forest located in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Within the Forest’s bounds are 1,384,132 acres (5,601 km sq) (with 1,287,909 acres (5,212 km sq) in Utah and 96,223 acres (389 km sq) in Wyoming) of vast forests, lakes, and mountains, with elevations ranging from 6,000 to 13,500 feet (1,800 to 4,100 m). The Forest covers portions of Utah; Duchesne; Uintah; Daggett; and Summit counties in Utah and Sweetwater County in Wyoming. Some of the most popular landmarks located in the Forest include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area and the Uinta Mountains, which contains the highest mountain peak in Utah (Kings Peak). The Forest also includes 180,530 acres (730.6 km sq) of the High Uintas Wilderness area.