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History
Although Daggett County is Utah’s youngest and least populated County, the area enjoys a rich and interesting history.  The County broke off of Uintah County in 1918 and was named for Ellsworth Daggett who helped develop irrigation for the county.  It’s a recreation and scenic paradise with beautiful red rock canyons, lakes, rivers, and forests.  Area photographs are available in our Photo Gallery.  If you are a 4th Grade student working on your report visit our 4th Grade Page for additional information.

Economy
The County’s economy is based primarily on:
  • Recreation
  • Agriculture
  • Government Work

Recreation
Recreation in Daggett County means:

  • Camping 
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Photography
  • Bird Watching
  • Four-Wheeling
  • Just plain old relaxing and enjoying life

For vacation information including lodging, restaurants and places to see, please visit the Chamber of Commerce website.

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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...
Do You Want More of the Ashley National Forest to be Wilderness?
The Ashley National Forest will host Wilderness Evaluation field trips to the Forest on September 28, 29, 30, 2017 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) as part of the Forest Plan Revision effort. If this is of interest please participate in one of the tours. Read on...

Flaming Gorge Country - Gateway to the Flaming Gorge