3 Hikes That Showcase the Raw, Dramatic Beauty of the High Uintas Wilderness
Utah’s High Uinta Wilderness displays some of the most impressive and classic Rocky Mountain beauty that Utah has to offer. Located in the northeast part of the state due east of Salt Lake City, the nearly 500,000-acre preserve was designated a wilderness area in 1984 and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. With alpine lakes surrounded by snow-specked, craggy peaks and trails that weave between ponderosas and aspens, the High Uinta Wilderness never disappoint as a destination for adventure. Here are three of the best trails to experience this rugged part of Utah for yourself.