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Mormon Pioneer NHT - North Fork Virgin River Merriam's Turkey Viewing Area

 
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Mormon Pioneer NHT    National Historic Trail           NPS
 
http://www.nps.gov/mopi/index.htm
 
e-mail   mailto:LODT_Interpretation@nps.gov  801 539-4095
 
324 South State St
 
Suite 200 PO Box 45155
 
Salt Lake City   UT 
  
Led by Brigham Young, roughly 70,000 Mormons traveled along  the Mormon Pioneer Trail from 1846 to 1869 in order to escape  religious persecution. The general route is from Nauvoo, Illinois, to  Salt Lake City, Utah, covering about 1,300 miles.
 
 Recreation.gov

  Mount Naomi Wilderness          Wilderness.net  WILD

  http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&WID

  e-mail  info@wilderness.net

  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

    The Mount Naomi Wilderness now contains a total of 44,523 acres and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. All of the wilderness is in the state of Utah.

    Recreation.gov    
 

  Mount Nebo Wilderness            Wilderness.net  WILD

  http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&WID

  e-mail  info@wilderness.net

  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

    The Mount Nebo Wilderness now contains a total of 28,022 acres and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. All of the wilderness is in the state of Utah.

   Recreation.gov
 

  Mount Olympus Wilderness      Wilderness.net  WILD

  http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&WID

  e-mail  info@wilderness.net

  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

    The Mount Olympus Wilderness now contains a total of 15,300 acres and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. All of the wilderness is in the state of Utah.

    Recreation.gov
 

  Mount Timpanogos Wilderness  Wilderness.net  WILD

  http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&WID

  e-mail  info@wilderness.net

  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

    The Mount Timpanogos Wilderness now contains a total of 10,518 acres and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. All of  the wilderness is in the state of Utah.

    Recreation.gov


  Mt. Trumbull     Bureau of Land Management       BLM

  http://azstrip.az.blm.gov/recreate/recreate.htm

  e-mail  asfoweb_az@blm.gov  (928)688-3246

  345 East Riverside Drive

  St. George  UT  84790

    Mt. Trumbull is centered in the Uinkaret Mountains, just north of  the Grand Canyon. The area contains basalt flows and cinder cones draped with ponderosa pine, piñon pine, and juniper. Tassel-eared Kaibab squirrels and wild turkeys are abundant.

    Recreation.gov
 

  Mt. Trumbull Schoolhouse         Bureau of Land Management       BLM

  http://www.az.blm.gov/asfo/culture/historic.htm - Mount Trumbull

  e-mail  asfoweb_az@blm.gov  (928)688-3246

  345 East Riverside Drive

  St. George UT  84790

    This is a historic schoolhouse that has been restored and is open to the public. The old schoolhouse holds fond memories for those who received some or all of their education there. It functioned as a school, church, dance hall, and a town meeting place.

    Recreation.gov
 

  Mule Canyon Ruin        Bureau of Land Management       BLM

  http://www.publiclands.org/html/explore/site.asp?search=YES&back=S

  e-mail  mharriso@ut.blm.gov  801-587-1500

  435 North Main

  Monticello  UT  84535

    Mule Canyon Ruin is a classic ancestral Puebloan (previously called Anasazi) archaeological site that has been stabilized and interpreted for the public. The site, displays a kiva, small tower, and a room block

    Recreation.gov

  Natural Bridges NM      National Monument  NPS
 
http://www.nps.gov/nabr/index.htm
 
e-mail   mailto:nabrinfo@nps.gov       435 692-1234  HC 60 Box 1
  Lake Powell   UT     84533
  
Natural Bridges protects some of the finest examples of ancient  stone architecture in the southwest. Located on a tree-covered  mesa cut by deep sandstone canyons, three natural bridges  formed where meandering streams eroded the canyon walls.
 
  Recreation.gov

  Nebo Loop Scenic Byway         Department of Transportation      DOT

  http://www.byways.org/pages/frameset.html?CX_PAGE=101&CX_BYW

  e-mail  sseager@mountainland.org  801-229-3837

  586 East, 800 North

  PO Box 912                                                              

  Orem   UT  84097

    Connecting the cities of Nephi and Payson, this route offers breathtaking views of the Wasatch Mountains and 11,877-foot Mt. Nebo, the tallest mountain in the range. There are many scenic overlooks and the fall foliage is spectacular.

    Recreation.gov

 

  Negro Bill Canyon Campground Bureau of Land Management       BLM

  http://www.blm.gov/utah/moab/campgrounds.html

  e-mail  Mail_ut-moab@blm.gov  435.259.2100

  Moab/Grand Field Office

  82 East Dogwood

  Moab  UT  84532

    Elevation 4000 ft. Quiet, primitive tent camping along the beautiful Colorado River. Negro Bill Canyon is named for William Granstaff, a rancher who ran cattle in this canyon during pioneer times.  

    Recreation.gov
 

  Newspaper Rock Campground   Bureau of Land Management       BLM

  http://www.publiclands.org/html/explore/site.asp?search=YES&back=S

  e-mail  SMaurer@plia.org  435-587-1500

  Monticello Field Office

  435 North Main

  Monticello  UT  84535

    Elevation 5400 feet. 14 campsites across the road from Newspaper Rock State Park, where a spectacular petroglyph panel is preserved. Convenient access to Canyonlands National Park, Canyon Rims Recreation Area, and Indian Creek Recreation Area.

    Recreation.gov
 

  Newton Reservoir          Bureau of Reclamation  BOR

  801-379-1071

  Jim Jensen

  Provo Projects Office 
 
302 East 1860 South

  Provo   UT  84606-7317

    Newton Reservoir is formed by Newton Dam, Newton Project, on Clarkston Creek. 

    Recreation.gov

 

  North Fork Virgin River Merriam's Turkey Viewing Area  
 
Bureau of Land Management        BLM

  e-mail  mharriso@ut.blm.gov  801-644-2672

  318 North 100 East

  Kanab  UT  84741

    The North Fork Virgin River Merriam's Turkey Viewing Area consists of a stream that runs through small meadows interspersed with forest. Streamside vegetation is composed of  cottonwood and willows, while uplands are primarily piñon-juniper and Gambel oak

    Recreation.gov

 

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