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Visit Hardware Ranch WMA
A visit to the ranch is both fun and educational. During winter months, a trip to Hardware Ranch WMA makes a great outing that will provide the whole family with the memorable experience of viewing wild Rocky Mountain elk up close. During the summer, Hardware Ranch WMA area provides great opportunities for outdoor recreation and wildlife viewing.
Current Hardware Ranch view from CommuterLink camera
We're located 15 miles east of Hyrum, Utah, in Blacksmith Fork Canyon (see map). From Logan, Utah, travel south on State Road 165 to Hyrum, then east on Highway 101 to the ranch. Signs along the way will help lead you to the ranch. Check weather and road conditions before visiting; winter snowstorms can make the paved road slippery on the short drive up Blacksmith Fork Canyon. The road is usually plowed and sanded by noon after each snowstorm.
Directions to Hardware Ranch (from I-15 south):
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If you're interested in hearing more information about Hardware Ranch WMA, please call us at (435) 753-6206 or (435) 753-6168. If you dial our phone number, you will hear recorded information updated with the latest news and conditions. For hours of operation, prices and activities, visit our Hours & activities page for additional information.