Burning Hills

Bureau of Land Management, Utah.

The Burning Hills portion of the WSA illustrates the geological changes over the ages that have resulted from naturally occurring coal fires. Approximately 13,000 acres of the Burning Hills are within the WSA.The Burning Hills portion of the WSA is also a scenic area. Red colorations in the landscape are a result of geological changes attributed to coal burning underground.Scenic values are also present in the lower Last Chance Creek Canyon area below the tip of Smoky Mountain. The escarpment at the tip of Smoky Mountain exhibits the same colorations as the Burning Hills.


Eastern Kane County, about 60 miles east of Kanab, Utah.