Fires Allowed
No Pets
No Drinking Water
About The TUNA Yurt

The Utah Nordic Alliance (TUNA) has operated a yurt in the Uintah National Forest for over twenty years under a permit issued by the Kamas Ranger District. TUNA was the original permitee in this national forest. The Forest Service has allows TUNA to keep the yurt up, all year round and on a permanent platform. Thus the yurt can be used year-round for such activities as hiking, camping, mountain biking, horse packing, skiing, etc.

The original TUNA yurt was located in the North Fork. In 1999 the yurt was moved to its current location along the Norway Flats road, approximately 11 miles north out of Kamas on the Mirror Lake Highway. The yurt overlooks a spectacular view of Boulder Creek with its beaver ponds, summer trails and excellent ski slopes (slopes range in the 30-35 degree range). A wonderful place to spend time ski touring, turning, adventuring and enjoying the backcountry.

$100.00 - $150.00
Hike In
No ADA Access
No Alchohol
No Drinking Water
No Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
No Market
No Pets
No Phone Service
Picnic Table
No Sanitary Dump
No Sewer Hookups
No Showers
No Trash
No Water Hookups
No WiFi
The TUNA Yurt is located in Utah
40.6746 N
-111.0709 W
8600 ft
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The TUNA Yurt is located in Norway Flats, in the Western Uinta Mountains. The Norway Flats trailhead is 10.5 miles up the Mirror Lake Highway from Kamas; approximately 30 minutes from Park City or 1 hour from Salt Lake. The ski in to the Yurt is approximately 3.5 miles, with an elevation gain of 1000 vertical feet. The trip can usually be made in about 2-3 hours, although factors such as deep snow and heavy loads may require more time. The yurt is regularly used by families with children.
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