Since 2019, the National Park Service has led several data collection efforts to inform management of congestion and crowding within the park. These public meetings will be an opportunity to share findings from those efforts as well as discuss ongoing studies.
As an isolated “sky island” surrounded on all sides by semiarid, low-elevation, canyon dissected terrain, the La Sal Mountains, southeast of Moab, are truly unique in the region. In fact, the high peaks and ridgelines above treeline support one of the few true alpine communities on the Colorado Plateau.
Work has started on the next phase of Desert View inter-tribal Cultural Heritage Site. Thanks to donor and grant funding, the site will include a renovation of the outdoor amphitheater, rehabilitation of a building that will eventually become the Tribal Welcome Center, and construction of an outdoor demonstration area. Other work that is planned includes the improvement of pathways and accessibility.
Pack Creek Fire Erupts Close to Moab On the afternoon of June 9th, a wildfire erupted on the Manti-La Sal National Forest 13 miles southeast of Moab. The Pack Creek Fire began from an abandoned campfire in the Pack Creek Picnic area on a day where temperatures exceeded 100 degrees and the National Weather Service […]