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Ashley National Forest
The Ashley is a large part of Daggett County
The U.S. Forest Service’s Ashley National Forest manages over 245,000 acres of land in Daggett County including the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. Forest Service managed acreage accounts for nearly 55% of the land in Daggett County. There are plenty of recreational opportunities on the Forest Service lands including: camping, fishing, hiking, biking, rafting, photography and wildlife viewing. Certain areas within the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area that have improvements have Use Fees (3.4 MB) as part of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (REA).

Forest Plan
The Forest Service is currently in the middle of updating their Forest Plan. They have finalized their Travel Management Plan. Much of the information generated from this process can be found on the Ashley National Forest website.

Summer Weekend Programs
The Forest Service provides weekend programs for visitors for both the Lucerne area and the Dutch John area. We will try and provide times and locations as they pass that information along to us. Dates and times will be listed on the calendar to the right. You can sign up to be notified by e-mail or text when items are added to the Events Calendar or News Flash by clicking on the Notify Me link.

Additional Forest Service Links: 
Monthly Recreation Report 
Quarterly Schedule of Proposed Actions
2012 Recreation Pass Waiver Information

This page last updated: 05/31/13
Flaming Gorge Ranger District Office
25 West Hwy 43
PO Box 279
Manila, UT 84046

Ph: (435) 784-3445
Fax: (435) 781-5295

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Supervisor’s Office
355 N. Vernal Ave
Vernal, UT 84078

Ph: (435) 789-1181
Fax: (435) 781-5142

Monday – Friday
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Red Canyon Visitor Center
(435) 889-3713
(Summers Only)

Flaming Gorge Dam Visitor Center
(435) 784-3445

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Ashley National Forest Flaming Gorge-Vernal Ranger District Prepares for Fall/Winter Prescribed Burn
The Flaming Gorge-Vernal Ranger District will be treating areas of the forest using Prescribed Fire beginning October 1st. The use of prescribed fire is weather dependent and work on these projects will continue as weather conditions permit. Read on...
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