in the Ashley Valley, where dinosaurs once roamed, is a community
that has the good life of a small town atmosphere, strong
values and a growing economy. Only 170 miles from the lights
of Salt Lake City, along Highway 40, the Ashley Valley lies
within a diverse landscape of mountains, alpine meadows and
high desert scenery. The valley is rich in both history and
opportunity. This is the Vernal area and we welcome you.
Northeastern Utah consists of a variety of landscapes, providing
outdoor activities and recreation for all that wish to partake.
Breathtaking panoramas and indescribable sunsets are only
part of the unique picture that is painted in Uintah County.
A well-planned economic environment brings businesses together
with customers. Organizations like the Vernal Area Chamber
of Commerce assist local industry and business to create a
level of resources usually found only in more populated communities.
Year-round recreational programs and activities keep residents
here to enjoy living in a less congested, community-oriented
rural area. The Ashley Valley is a good place to stay and
raise a family, make one's way through a long day, and enjoy
the enriching community of the Vernal area. Strong cultural
and historical traditions give residents and visitors alike
a view into a deep-rooted story, with an ending discovered
when you first set foot in Uintah County.