Discover the beauty of this vast wilderness in northern Utah.
The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is located in northern Utah. This vast forest encompasses the mountainous regions of Box Elder county down to Utah county, even into southwestern Wyoming. With 2.2 million acres of land, there are countless places to explore. This is one of the most heavily visited forests in the United States, with an average of 9 million visitors annually. Popular pastimes such as scenic drives, offroading, camping, hiking, fishing, and horseback riding are among the reasons people keep coming to this pristine wilderness.
Leashed pets are welcome on this national forest's hiking trails, campgrounds, and picnic areas. However, please note that dogs are not allowed in swimming areas or in Little and Big Cottonwood Canyon, City Creek Canyon, Emigration Canyon, Parley's Canyon, Little and Big Willow Creek, and South Fork of Dry Creek. If you plan to camp here, you can stay at a developed campsite for up to seven consecutive days, and dispersed campers can camp for up to 14 consecutive days in a row.