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Dixie National Forest, Cedar City

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“The National Forest Foundation, chartered by Congress, engages Americans in community-based and national programs that promote the health and public enjoyment of the 193-million-acre National Forest System and administers private gifts of funds and land for the benefit of the National Forests.”

The Forest Service manages a system of 155 national forests, 20 national grasslands, and 222 research and experimental forests, as well as other special areas, covering more than 192 million acres of public land. The Forest Service has evolved into a 30,000 employee agency that manages the national forests for a number of multiple uses, including recreation, timber, wilderness, minerals, water, grazing, fish, and wildlife.
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  • Beautiful area of Utah. Nice drive and plenty of photo opportunities. Definitely worth the time. Brings jacket. It was 24 degrees in late March.  more »
  • Driving from Zion to Bryce, we took scenic route 12 and came upon the Red Canyons in Dixie National Forest. The views were magnificent and the scenery breathtaking. We stopped to gaze and there is.....  more »
  • The infrastructure it's really good, and the staff are super friendly. The locals are really nice to, and we had an awesome weekend doing some trails with our ATV. The forest have a lot of wild life and we were able to see a bear on the trail so bring a pepper spray if you're going too deep in the forest. We loved to camping in there and we will be back soon.
  • This has become our favorite stop along our trip through the western National Parks. Great place to Boone dock camp. Easy access and huge site for us. We pulled our car on a dolly with our 35' RV into this place with no issues. Beautiful view and amazingly Sprint works here also.
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