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Now accepting lottery applications through Jan. 31, 2015.  Desolation Gray Canyons River Permit System now available on 

Link to Desolation Gray Canyons Permit Video on YouTube

BLM to Host Informational Open Houses for Travel Management

The public scoping period for the San Rafael Desert Travel Management and Transportation Plan Environmental Assessment (EA) will run Jan. 21, to Feb. 21, 2015.

Informational open houses for the San Rafael Desert travel management area will be held at the following locations:

Jan. 21, 2015
4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
John Wesley Powell Museum
1765 East Main St
Green River, Utah 84525
Jan. 22, 2015
4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Emery County Courthouse
75 East Main St
Castle Dale, Utah 84513

In advance of the open houses, the public is encouraged to view a map of the planning area and current route inventory maps on the Environmental Notification Bulletin Board at: for project name “San Rafael Desert”).  

 Read the full press release 

Price Recreation Insider

Recreation Insider 21
- December 2014 Issue

"Stay on Designated Trails. Being responsible doesn’t mean being boring. Have a blast out there. Just use common sense and simple outdoor ethics to keep your riding areas beautiful, healthy, and open." -Tread Lightly

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Cultural Resources
Little Wild Horse and Bell Canyons Loop Hike

National Wild Horse and Burro Program


Utah Environmental Notification Bulletin Board

Price ROD/Resource Management Plan



Energy Development in the Price Area
Energy Development in the Price Area


San Rafael River Canyon
"The Wedge Overlook"
San Rafael River Canyon with Windowblind Butte in the distance

The Price Field Office is located in the midsection of Utah--the gateway to the red-rock country of the San Rafael Swell. The swell as been described as the jagged remains of a dinosaur backbone, an exposed sandstone coral reef, and a stone saw blade.

No matter how you describe this place, it is a desolate but fascinating country. Traveling east, you’ll find the Green River, a premiere river trip in Utah’s deepest canyon that runs through Desolation and Gray Canyons.

Nine-Mile Canyon just west of the Green River is a major representative area of the prehistoric Fremont Culture where one can see panels of rock art and, if you look closely, some well-hidden storage bins.