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Northeastern Utah

Northeastern Utah is a region of Utah, which includes the counties of Uintah, Dagget, Duchesne, Summit, Carbon, Emery, and Summit (east of longitude 111W).

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  • Price — the regional center, home to the College of Eastern Utah, and near Nine Mile Canyon
  • Duchesne — a small town in the High Uintahs
  • Green River — a middle-of-nowhere roadside stop town with hotels and restaurants for tired I-70 drivers
  • Helper — a small town home to the Western Mining and Railroad Museum
  • Huntington (Utah)
  • Roosevelt — an oil town on the Ute Indian Reservation
  • Vernal — the region's second largest town, located in the far northeast of the state, and near Dinosaur National Monument and Ashley National Forest

Other destinationsEdit

  • Dinosaur National Monument
  • Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
  • Goblin Valley State Park
  • San Rafael Swell — an upwelling cut by the San Rafael River and Muddy Creek, and crossed by I-70, home to numerous slot canyons and plentiful Native American rock art.
  • Scofield State Park — a forested park high in the Manti-LaSal Mountains
  • The Uinta Mountains — peaks above 13,000 ft (4000 m) and the world's highest altitude long-distance hiking trail, completely above 11,000 ft (3300 m), through the Ashley and Wasatch-Cache National Forests
  • Uintah National Forest — a bit further off the beaten path for more wilderness backpacking for the adventurous, mountain biking trails, some unusual geological features, and backcountry skiing

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