Weber River

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Road Island DinerRoad Island Diner (09/13/2008) The Road Island Diner on the corner of State 32 and the Weber Canyon Road was packed! Diners and Dives are back in vogue.

Wahship DamWahship Dam (06/20/2006) The Wanship Dam on the Weber River from Highway 32 just south of Wanship, Utah.

Spillway of the Wanship DamSpillway of the Wanship Dam (06/20/2006) The Spillway of the Wanship Dam on the Rockport Reservoir.

Rockport LakeRockport Lake (06/20/2006) A view across Rockport Lake.

Weber InletWeber Inlet (06/20/2006) The Weber River flowing into Rockport Reservoir.

Weber meets RockportWeber meets Rockport (06/20/2006) The Weber River where it flows into Rockport Reservoir.

Rockport State Park BridgeRockport State Park Bridge (06/20/2006) The bridge over the Weber River to Rockport State Park is starting to show its age.

Green HousesGreen Houses (06/20/2006) Green Houses in Peoa near the Weber River in Northeastern Utah.

Thousand Peak RanchThousand Peak Ranch (06/20/2006) At this point on 213, the paved road turns right and heads to the Smith and Morehouse Reservoir. The dirt road under the sign follows the Weber River through 9 miles of private land to the upper Weber River trails.

Smith and Morehouse ValleySmith and Morehouse Valley (06/20/2006) Looking up the Smith and Morehouse valley from State Road 213.

State Road 213State Road 213 (06/20/2006) S213 follows the Weber River Valley. Much of the land is private and you need to hire outfitters to visit the land (according to the no trespassing signs).

Siltstone CliffSiltstone Cliff (06/20/2006) A sampling of the terrain along S213 in the Uinta Mountains.

Weber RiverWeber River (06/20/2006) The Weber River from S213 in the Uintas.

Gardner Fork RoadGardner Fork Road (06/20/2006) The Gardner Fork Road crosses the Gardner Fork of the Weber River. This looks like a great road for Mountain Biking.

FacilitiesFacilities (06/20/2006) Facilities at the Gardner Fork trailhead.

Middle Fork TrailheadMiddle Fork Trailhead (06/20/2006) The trailhead of the Middle Fork of the Weber River. You can follow this trail up to the Western Ridge of the Uinta Mountains. We were on a flower finding expedition, and only went a mile or so.

Upper Weber RiverUpper Weber River (06/20/2006) This picture is from near the Middle Fork Trailhead looking North. The subject is probably the the Dry Fork canyon.

MoutainsidesMoutainsides (06/20/2006) Mountainsides along the Weber River.

Hackelia - Forget-me-notsHackelia - Forget-me-nots (06/20/2006) I believe these to be Hackelia (stickseeds) of the Boraginaceae Family.

ErigeronErigeron (06/20/2006) A wildflower found near the Middle Fork of the Weber River.

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Weber River

The Weber River is aproximately 125 miles long. The river starts in the Uintas near Reids Peak (11780 feet elevation). The upper reaches of the river are remote and accessible only on foot.

The Weber River meets State Road 213 near its confluence with its Middle Fork. The upper section of State Road 213 crosses several forks of the river including, Gardners Fork, the Middle Fork and Dry Fork. The Middle Fork starts near Mount Watson (elevation 11521). Dry Fork starts near Fish Lake.

State Road 213 runs through a 9 mile stretch of private land with no public access to the river. The road becomes paved near the confluence of the Weber River and the Smith and Morehouse Creek. The road passes through another long stretch of private lands. There is public access at the confluence of the South Fork of the Weber River and at the Weber Cottonwood Campground.

The only developed campground on the river at at Weber Cottonwood and at the Smith and Morehouse Reservoir.

At Oakley, the Weber River takes a Northward turn. It passes through the town of Peoa and into the Rockport Lake. This lask is held back by the Wanship Dam. The river joins Interstate 80 at Wanship and flows North to Coalville and the Echo Reservoir.

At Echo Junction, I80 climbs through Echo Canyon toward Evanston. I84 follows the Weber River Northwest through Henefer, The Upper Weber River Canyon, Morgan Valley and the Weber Canyon.

The Weber River enters into the Great Salt Lake Valley just south of Ogden. The Ogden River joins the Weber River before the Weber River meets its salty end in the Great Salt Lake.


Context: Rivers

Uinta Mountains (51 pictures) The Weber River starts in the peaks of the Uinta Mountains.

Smith and Morehouse (34 pictures) The Smith and Morehouse Creek joins the Weber River in the Uinta Mountains.

Ledgefork Campground (30 pictures) Just about Smith and Morehouse, Ledgefork Campground is one of the few public campgrounds in the Upper Weber River area.

Oakley, Utah (20 pictures) The Weber River turns North at Oakley.

Rockport Lake (27 pictures) The Weber River is held back by the Wanship Dam making Rockport Lake.

Wanship, Utah (27 pictures) The Weber River joins I80 outside Wanship, Utah.

Interstate 80 (98 pictures) I80 follows the Weber River from Wanship to Coalville, then heads up Echo Canyon.

The Wasatch Mountains (131 pictures) I84 follows the Weber River through the Wasatch Mountains.

Ogden, Utah (176 pictures) Weber River Canyon in the Wasatch Mountains is just south of Ogden.

Echo Reservoir (54 pictures) The Weber River fills Echo Reservoir near Coalville.


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