Limber Flag Yurt is located in the Ashley National Forest, approximately 20 air miles north of Vernal, in eastern Utah. It provides year-round primitive lodging for guests. The yurt is open for reservations all months except November, April and May. Hiking, off-roading, skiing and snowshoeing are the area's most popular activities.
Call the District Office at (435) 789-1181 three business days prior to a reserved visit to confirm door lock combination. Disrict Office is closed Saturday and Sunday. Lock combination is REQUIRED to enter yurt.
In summer months, numerous hiking, biking and off-road trails crisscross the area. In winter months, endless cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails are right out the door.
The yurt is approximately 314 square-feet (less than 20 feet in diameter) and has limited amenities. No plumbing, running water or electricity is provided. The maximum capacity of overnight guests at the yurt complex is (8) people. Tent camping is allowed outside.
Two bunk beds with full size mattresses are provided, to sleep four to eight people. No linens, bedding or pillows are provided. The yurt is equipped with a heavy-duty propane camp stove for cooking, a wood-burning stove for heat, a folding table and chairs. Guests must bring all personal cooking supplies.
DUE TO COVID-19, NO COOKWARE OR SILVERWARE WILL BE PROVIDED BY FOREST SERVICE AND WE ASK GUESTS TO PLEASE NOT LEAVE ANY SUPPLIES AFTER STAY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH REASONS.
The yurt remains locked; call the Vernal Ranger District office, at (435) 789-1181, three business days prior to arrival, to confirm the combination lock code. COMBINATION CODE REQUIRED to enter yurt. (Some combination locks used have off-set entry lines. If code is not working, try off-setting entry line).
A portable propane Coleman lantern is supplied but guests must bring extra propane bottles and mantles. The Forest Service provides propane for the cook stove and wood for the wood stove. A vault toilet is located outside the yurt.
The yurt is situated at the edge of a clearing, at an elevation of 9,000 feet. Pines and aspens surround the clearing and offer some shade. From the deck, guests are awarded beautiful views toward Vernal, off in the distance. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant.
Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is known not only for its beautiful red cliffs, but also for its world-class fishing for lake, brown and rainbow trout. Boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and scuba diving are popular activities on the reservoir, which can be accessed within 25 miles of the yurt.
The Ashley-Karst National Geologic Recreation Area offers dramatic canyons, densely forested backcountry areas, and vast networks of caves.
For facility specific information, please call (435) 789-1181.