U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
BLM Utah manages 22.9 million acres of public lands. Your adventure begins here.
BLM Moab Field Office’s Colorado River Pilot Program Aims to Increase Access to Veterans, Adaptive Sports Organizations, and Educational Institutions. Accessible Recreation Program
Route Designation Maps
Hastings Cutoff Documentary
Retracing the Fateful Steps of the Donner-Reed Party
Travel back in time and experience the adventure as three interns retrace the fateful steps of the Donner-Reed Party, traveling the ninety-mile waterless stretch of the California Trail known as Hastings Cutoff.
Losing half of their cattle and several wagons to the Utah desert, the party arrived late and unprepared when they reached the Sierra Nevadas. After 1850, the dangerous Hastings Cutoff was abandoned in favor of newer and safer routes to California.
BLM-Utah issues new internal policy to increase transparency of its recreation fee program: