Fremont Mountain Parcel (C-26961)

What are trust lands?

Trust lands are parcels of land granted by Congress to Utah at statehood to support specific beneficiaries, including public schools, universities, hospitals, and reservoirs.  Trust lands are not public lands, but are generally open for public use, when possible.  Trust lands were allocated specifically to generate revenue to support our beneficiaries.  SITLA currently manages 3.4 million surface acres on behalf of our beneficiaries.


Bid Start Time for this Parcel:  9:50am MT, September 8, 2021
Bid End Time for this Parcel:  11:20am MT, September 14, 2021

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Closing Costs:

The closing costs are in addition to the 10% down payment.  The cultural resources survey costs may be financed, upon approval.  All other closing costs are due from the prevailing bidder at the auction and cannot be financed.

Appraisal Costs: $700.00
Cultural Resources Survey: $10,937.60
Legal Advertising Cost: $100.00
Sale Processing Charge: $500.00
Application Fee: $250.00


The net proceeds from the sale of this property will be deposited into the permanent fund for the beneficiary of Public Schools.

Legal Description:

Township 31 South, Range 6 West, SLB&M
Section 17:  All


The property is located off Highway 20 in the Fremont Canyon area.


The property has access from Fremont Buckskin Road.

Additional Information:

Fremont Canyon runs through this property, which also includes a wash area.  The property has some steep terrain as well as some rock outcroppings.


640.00 Acres, More or Less

Water Rights:

This property may include stock watering rights. The purchaser would need to work with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to determine the amount available, if any, and to correct the records of the Utah State Engineer. More information is available on request.


No utilities are located on the parcel.


A-20 (Agriculture Use with a 20 Acre Minimum to Build)


Financing will be offered for this parcel at a variable interest rate of prime plus 2.5% or 7.5%, whichever is greater.  A down payment of 10% and closing costs will be due at the auction.  The remaining balance can be financed for up to a 20 year term.

Mineral Leases:


Surface Leases:

  1. Grazing Permit No. 22515-10, issued to Beaver Valley Grazing Association (the property will be deleted from the grazing permit when sold)
  2. Grazing Permit No. 22515-A08, issued to Chris Gale (the property will be deleted from the grazing permit when sold)
  3. Range Improvement Project No. 803, issued to Beaver Valley Grazing Association (the property will be deleted from the grazing permit when sold)

Cultural Resource Covenant:

A cultural resource survey was conducted on this parcel.  No significant sites were identified.  The parcel will be sold without any cultural reservations.


  1. Please see the disclosure summary and the certificate of sale template document posted at the bottom of this page for general disclosures which apply to all parcels being offered for sale at this auction.
  2. All mineral rights will be reserved.
  3. The sand and gravel on the parcel will be subject to a royalty provision if sold commercially.
  4. The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) has submitted the following comment:  “Potential geologic hazards in the area that could affect the property include flash flooding/debris flow, landslides and/or landslide susceptible bedrock, earthquake hazards associated with Quaternary faults in the region, problem soils and/or rock including shrink/swell, and/or collapsible, shallow bedrock, and indoor radon potential. Prospective users should be aware of the potential hazards so they can be addressed in a manner appropriate to the intended use of the property. UGS has general geologic hazard information available at its offices and online at:”
  5. The property will be conveyed subject to all valid existing rights.

Diane Lund
NW Area Manager, Land Sales Coordinator
Ron Torgerson
Surface, Assistant Managing Director

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