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Starvation Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (435)-738-2326 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 8.36 miles

Starvation Dam and reservoir, Central Utah Project, Bonneville Unit, on the Strawberry River is filled by surplus winter and spring flows from the Duchesne and Strawberry Rivers. Recreation management at Starvation Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The reservoir is situated northwest of Duchesne, Utah, at the 5,710-...

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Price Canyon Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (435)-636-3600 Email: utprmail@blm.gov Distance: 31.76 miles

Elevation is 8000 ft. 12 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits, drinking water and pit toilets. There are 3 day group sites available through reservations. This is a fee area. There is a self-guided nature trail through the forest of oak, pines, and mountain mahogany. Fantastic views of the canyon.

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Sand Wash Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 33.69 miles

Several primitive campsites and 4 Bug huts (can be reserved) with vault toilets but no running water for those who plan to put in to Desolation and Gray Canyons of the Green River the next day.

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Pariette Wetlands National Park

6 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 33.91 miles

Elevation 4700 feet. Pariette is a lush oasis in the middle of the desert, and a birder`s paradise. The complex of freshwater ponds is richly inhabited by wetlands flora and fauna, and surrounded by marshes. The area is frequented by mallards, Canada geese, gadwalls, cinnamon teals, and pintails. Birdwatchers also spot herons, egrets, white-faced ibis, and American bittern within the wetland bound...

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Scofield Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (435)-448-9449 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 41.36 miles

Scofield Dam, Scofield Project, is on the Price River, a tributary of the Green River, about 22 miles northwest of Price, Utah. Recreation management at Scofield Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. This recreation area is situated north of Scofield, Utah at an elevation of 7,620 feet. The Reservoir has a surface are...

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Ouray National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (435)-545-2522 Email: ouray@fws.gov Distance: 44.09 miles

Ouray National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in the desert of northeastern Utah; it receives less than 7 inches of precipitation annually. The Green River brings water down from the mountains of Wyoming and through the Refuge, attracting thousands of waterfowl and other birds to this otherwise dry landscape. Refuge lands total 11,987 acres, including 3,800 acres of leased land from the Uintah a...

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High Uintas Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 46.18 miles

The High Uintas Wilderness now contains a total of 456,705 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the High Uintas Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...i...

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Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-636-3600 Email: utprmail@blm.gov Distance: 53.04 miles

Elevation 5800 feet. One of the world`s most impressive collections of dinosaur bones and fossils from the Jurassic Morrison Formation. Over 12,000 bones from at least 70 different prehistoric critters have been excavated. These bones have been reassembled and displayed in museums throughout the world. More to the point is the fact that the deposit is the densest concentration of Jurassic dinosaur...

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White River Recreation Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 54.59 miles

Elevation 5040 feet. A floater`s and paddler`s paradise, the White River offers some great canoeing, rafting, and limited kayaking with a range of river trips between 24 and 80 miles. The 20 mile shuttle between the Bonanza Bridge and the Enron takeout is on a respectable dirt road. The ride is mostly calm water with a few Class II rapids during spring runoff. Put in at Bonanza Bridge and take out...

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Ashley National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: ljhaynes@fs.fed.us Distance: 56.03 miles

Recreational opportunities abound across 1.3 million acres on the Ashley National Forest! The Ashley National Forest manages 276,175 acres of the High Uintas Wilderness Area offering quiet solitude, as well as access to the highest peak in Utah, Kings Peak. With 1,156 campsites, 8 picnic areas, 1,151 miles of roads and trails for All-Terrain-Vehicles, opportunities for motorized camping and recrea...

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Steinaker Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (435)-789-4432 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 57.03 miles

Flows of Ashley Creek are regulated by Steinaker Dam, Central Utah Project, Vernal Unit. The Reservoir was constructed offstream in Steinaker Draw about 3.5 miles north of Vernal, Utah. Recreation management at Steinaker Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The recreation area is situated north of Vernal, at 5,520-foo...

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Fantasy Canyon National Park

8 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 57.12 miles

Naturally weathered sandstone rises dramatically from clay beds, exposing fantastically colored and shaped formations 40 miles south of Vernal. A self-guided rock trail is dotted with interpretive signs which educate you about the surrounding natural wonders.

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Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway - Utah National Park

Phone: (435)-637-3009 Email: cctr@priceutah.net Distance: 58.02 miles

Utah's Dinosaur Diamond runs through the best land in the world to learn about dinosaurs. Museums along the route display many such fossils and also artifacts of the ancient Indians who once lived in the deep canyons, colorful deserts and cool mountain valleys of this part of the American West.

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Caribou-Targhee National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: lballard@fs.fed.us Distance: 61.37 miles

The Caribou-Targhee National Forest boasts rugged mountains, fertile valleys, rivers, varied wildlife, campgrounds, wilderness, adventure, solitude and scenery enough to saturate your aesthetic cravings.A National Forest is more than trees and camping, hiking, fishing and hunting. You can enjoy the magnificence of the mountains; the serenity of the wilderness; the miracles of spring flowers, baby ...

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Cottonwood Forest Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 61.37 miles

The Cottonwood Forest Wilderness now contains a total of 2,620 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 2009 the Cottonwood Forest Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Mount Nebo Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 61.37 miles

The Mount Nebo Wilderness now contains a total of 28,022 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Mount Nebo Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...incr...

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Beaver Canyon Scenic Byway (U-153) National Park

Phone: (435)-438-2436 Email: jmoffit@fs.fed.us Distance: 61.37 miles

While traveling Utah Highway 153, note the clean mountain air, stream laced forests and the unique heritage of the Beaver County area. There is outdoor recreation for all types, whether it be fishing or skiing on one of the many lakes or hiking/biking the mountain trails. Besides camping, another popular pastime in Beaver County is rockhounding among the deserted mine dumps and ghost towns of the ...

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Big Cottonwood Canyon Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (801)-733-2660 Distance: 61.37 miles

Along this twisting byway, visitors can expect to see spectacular views of rugged rocky peaks and beautiful mountain streams. Moving up in elevation is like a layer cake of biological zones, each with its own microcosm of temperature, water, geology, and sun aspect. The canyons are named for the enormous cottonwood trees that grew near the creek bottoms, and are known today for the aspen forests ...

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Bull Creek Pass National Back Country Byway Park

Phone: (435)-542-3461 Distance: 61.37 miles

Bull Creek Pass National Back Country Byway winds for 68 miles through Utah's Henry Mountains. The view from the route includes colorful canyons, steep cliffs, vast badlands, and rugged alpine mountains. The byway climbs nearly a mile as it loops through this colorful, vibrant mountain range set between Capitol Reef and Canyonlands National Parks.

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Cedar Breaks Scenic Byway (U-148) National Park

Phone: (435)-586-9451 Distance: 61.37 miles

Driving up the high elevated, winding road, travelers can take their time and take in the color and character of this byway. From the flowered meadows of the Dixie National Forest to the multi-colored rock amphitheater of Cedar Breaks National Monument, Byway U-148 is a spectacular site. Stopping on a clear day at one of the many scenic pullovers one can see for a hundred miles, across the Escalan...

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Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway National Park

Phone: (970)-858-7782 Email: mmenard@westcomuseum.org Distance: 61.37 miles

The Dinosaur Diamond runs through the best land in the world to learn about dinosaurs. Numerous sites are available to the public where bones and tracks are still visible in the ground. Many museums along the way add to the opportunities to see and learn about dinosaurs.

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Eccles Canyon Scenic Byway (U-96) National Park

Phone: (435)-627-8954 Email: cctr@priceutah.net Distance: 61.37 miles

The Eccles Canyon Scenic Byway makes its way over mountainous terrain nearly 10,000 feet above sea level. The views are spectacular and the history is rich, especially in the little lake town of Scofield. This byway makes up part of the Energy Loop, a National Scenic Byway, and provides travelers with glimpses into the past and glorious views of the present.

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The Energy Loop: Huntington/Eccles Canyons Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (435)-636-3701 Email: jana.abrams@carbon.utah.gov Distance: 61.37 miles

The Energy Loop: Huntington/Eccles Canyons Scenic Byway winds across the Manti-La Sal National Forest, rising up to 10,000 feet above sea level. Explore the rich history of industrial development as you view coal mining operations, historic mining towns, and coal-fired power plants. Nearby Sanpete Valley contains some of the best-preserved Mormon Pioneer settlements in existence.

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Fishlake Scenic Byway (U-25) National Park

Phone: (435)-836-2800 Distance: 61.37 miles

Fishlake Scenic Byway (U-25) runs through the Fish Lake Basin at an elevation of 8,850 feet. In the basin lies a geological wonder, a 2,500-acre lake formed by the shifting of the earth's faults. Gracing the popular fishing site is historic Fish Lake Lodge made by the hands of determined pioneers. Bicyclists and nature lovers can find a variety of trails through the surrounding Fishlake National F...

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Flaming Gorge-Uintas National Scenic Byway Park

Phone: (800)-477-5558 Distance: 61.37 miles

The byway meanders over the eastern flank of the Uinta Mountains and through the Ashley National Forest and Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. View wildlife in their native habitats and experience the "real West" as passed down through western folklore of early explorers, homesteaders, mountainmen, outlaws and cowboys.

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