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Kamas Uinta Mountains

High Uintas Hiking

High Uintas Hiking

The High Uintas backcountry has long been a favorite haunt for backpackers, anglers, and equestrians alike. Recreational use is heavy in some popular areas, while other remote spots may go years between visitors. Most lakes receive only light to moderate pressure. There is a lot of wilderness to go around, and you should have little trouble finding a lake that you can call your own for a few days. Maybe you’ll discover your own special place – one that seems custom made just for you.

Below, we have detailed several of the best hiking trails in Utah that provide an excellent sampling of the High Uintas near the town of Kamas. These hikes can be done as day hikes or overnighters. Information about usage, camping, and fishing have been noted. If you have an idea of what you are searching for in a backcountry experience, this guide can serve as an excellent tool in helping you find the best areas for your particular tastes.

The High Uinta Mountains offer more than fine fishing. Solitude and grand scenery are the real attractions of these family-friendly destinations. Peace and quiet abound in the expanses of the backcountry. So lace up your boots, pack your pack, and head for the backcountry of the High Uintas! You are sure to have a hiking experience you will never forget.

Plan a trip to some of the best hiking trails in Utah today!

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