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Desolation Gray Canyons rafter permits can be obtained at

 Link to Desolation Gray Canyons Permit Video on YouTube

Nine Mile Canyon Special Recreation Management Area Plan (SRMA) Scoping Report Available for Public Review 

In September of 2014, the BLM requested public comment for the draft Nine Mile Canyon SRMA Plan. This scoping report outlines those public comments received and identifies alternatives for analysis in the upcoming plan.

Download Nine Mile Canyon SRMA Plan Scoping Report

Nine Mile Canyon SRMA Plan Scoping Report

Public Scoping Period for the San Rafael Desert Travel Management and Transportation Plan Environmental Assessment (EA)

The BLM Price Field Office announces that the public scoping period for the San Rafael Desert Travel Management and Transportation Plan EA will run Jan. 21, to Feb. 21, 2015.

The purpose of public scoping is to determine relevant issues that will guide the planning process and influence the scope of the environmental analysis, including development of alternatives.

Maps are available on the Environmental Notification Bulletin Board at: (search for project name “San Rafael Desert”).  

 Read the full press release 

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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


Recreation Insider | Issue #24

Price Recreation Insider

"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


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.