Weber Cottonwood Picnic Area (09/13/2008) This is the entrance sign for the Weber Cottonwood Picnic area a few miles upstream from Oakley.
Cottonwood Picnic Area (09/13/2008) Tables in the Cottonwood Picnic area in Weber Canyon.
Fire Grate (09/13/2008) The fire grates are made from local stone ... a nice detail for a picnic area.
Short a Bench (09/13/2008) This picnic table is short a bench. The sign warns of bears. You want to be careful about what you leave in your car, which bears can open like a tin can.
Clover (09/13/2008) Clover was in bloom in mid September.
Weber River (09/13/2008) The Cottonwood Picnic area provides access to the Weber River.
Weber River (09/13/2008) The Cottonwood Picnic area provides access to the lower section of the Weber River ... a favorite haunt of Utah fishermen.
Stone Fire Grate (09/13/2008) There are nice stone fire grates in the picnic area for cooking up the day's catch.
Group Area (09/13/2008) The picnic area has a few sites with double picnic tables.
Facilities (09/13/2008) The picnic area provides facilities for those in need.
Weber Canyon Road (09/13/2008) A picture of the Weber Canyon Road from the Cottonwood Picnic Ground.
Toward Oakley (09/13/2008) A picture looking downstream toward Oakley from the Weber Canyon Raod at Cottonwood Picnic Area.
Picnic Table (09/13/2008) The picnic area has about a half dozen picnic sites fed by a parking lot.
Picnic Tables (09/13/2008) Picnic Tables at the Weber Cottonwood Picnic area.
Lower Weber Canyon (09/13/2008) This is the lower Weber Canyon from the Weber Cottonwood Picnic Area. The caynon widens out around the bend as it heads toward the high uintas.
Weber River (09/13/2008) The Weber River East of Oakley UTah.
Mystery Plant (09/13/2008) This bizarre plant with deep purple flowers was growing along the Weber River. It might be a purple saxifrage.
Golden Eye (09/13/2008) Golden Eye growing along the Weber River in the Uinta Mountains.
Golden Eye (09/13/2008) Golden Eye in bloom in September.
Most of the land between Oakley and Smith and Morehouse Canyon is privately owned. The Cottonwood Picnic Area is a small Forest Service picnic area on the Weber River.
I stopped at the location in September 2008 to check the place out. This is a nice picnic area for locals. For the rest of the world, I would recommend going the extra twenty miles up the road.
(91 pictures) Pictures along the Weber River.
(51 pictures) Pictures of the Uinta Mountains.
(29 pictures) The Stillman Ranch is a private ranch that offers horseback riding opportunities.
(20 pictures) Oakley Utah is just down stream from the Picnic ARea.
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