The Manti-La Sal National Forest covers more than 1.2 million acres and is located in the central and southeastern parts of the U.S. state of Utah and the extreme western part of Colorado. The forest is divided into three districts: the La Sal District at Moab in the La Sal Range near Moab, in the La Sal District at Monticello in the Abajo Mountains west of Monticello, and the Manti Division on the Wasatch Plateau west of Price. The maximum elevation is Mount Peale in the La Sal Mountains, reaching 12,721 feet above sea level. The La Sal’s are the second highest mountain range in Utah after the Uintas.