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Northeastern Utah is a region which includes the counties of Dagget, Duchesne, Carbon, Emery, Uintah, and the eastern half of Summit county (east of longitude 111W).
- 1 Price — the regional center, home to the College of Eastern Utah, and near Nine Mile Canyon
- 2 Duchesne — a small town in the High Uintahs
- 3 Green River — a middle-of-nowhere roadside stop town with hotels and restaurants for tired I-70 drivers
- 4 Helper — a small town home to the Western Mining and Railroad Museum
- 5 Huntington
- 6 Roosevelt — an oil town on the Ute Indian Reservation
- 7 Vernal — the region's second largest town, located in the far northeast of the state, and near Dinosaur National Monument and Ashley National Forest
- 1 Dinosaur National Monument – contains an extensive deposit of fossilized skeletons
- 2 Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
- 3 Scofield State Park — a forested park high in the Manti-LaSal Mountains. 4 Scofield Resevoir is located here.
- The 5 Uinta Mountains — peaks above 13,000 ft, most notably at 6 King's Peak, the tallest mountain in Utah, at a staggering 13,528 feet. Here you will also find the world's highest altitude long-distance hiking trail, completely above 11,000 ft, through the Ashley and Wasatch-Cache National Forests.
- 7 Uinta 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