The Ute Tribe is located on the Uintah and Ouray reservation in Northeastern Utah approximately 150 miles east of Salt Lake City on US Highway 40. The reservation is located within a three-county area known as the “Uintah Basin”. It is the second largest Indian Reservation in the United States that covers over 4.5 million acres.
The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe’s reservation lies in Southwest Colorado, Southeast Utah, and Northern New Mexico. There are two communities on the Ute Reservation; the tribal headquarters in Towaoc, Colorado and the small community at White Mesa, Utah.