Jenson Canyon Parcels (C-26781-A and C-26781-B)

Closing Costs:

These costs cannot be financed and are in addition to the 10% down payment.  All closing costs are due from the prevailing bidder at the auction.  Each parcel will be assessed the following costs:

Appraisal Costs: $1,200.00
Cultural Resources Survey: $500.00
Legal Advertising Cost: $575.00
Sale Processing Charge: $500.00
Application Fee: $250.00
TOTAL CLOSING COSTS (each parcel): $3,025.00


Miner’s Hospital and Public Schools

Legal Description:

Parcel A
Township 11 South, Range 12 East, SLB&M

Section 15:  NW¼
Section 16:  N½
480.00 Acres, More or Less

Parcel B
Township 11 South, Range 12 East, SLB&M
Section 16:  S½
320.00 Acres, More or Less


These parcels are located along Jenson Canyon, between Argyle Canyon and Argyle Ridge, approximately 21 miles northeast of Price, Utah.


Jenson Canyon Road, a county road, runs through the parcels.


The parcels are currently vacant, forested range land. They are adjoined by private and BLM property. The Ashley National Forest is approximately two miles north of the parcels. Terrain is mountainous and elevation ranges from approximately 8,000 to 8,800 feet.


Parcel A = 480.00 acres, more or less
Parcel B = 320.00 acres, more or less

800.00 Total Acres, More or Less


Water Right No. 90-1104 (stockwatering, 64 stock units, directly on stream) will be included with Parcel A. Surface waters of the area are considered to be fully appropriated.  There are some limited ground-water resources available.  Isolated springs in the Argyle Canyon area must meet the criteria outlined in the Division of Water Right’s 2007 policy declaration.  Interested parties should contact the Division of Water Rights for more information regarding the availability of water rights on this property.


There are no known utilities in the general area.


Adjacent private property is zoned A10 Ag 10 Acre Zone.


Financing will be offered for these parcels.  A down payment of 10% and closing costs will be due at the auction.  The remaining balance can be financed at a variable rate of prime plus 2.5% for up to a 20 year term.

Mineral Leases:


Surface Leases:

  1. Easement No. 1530, issued to Duchesne County for Jenson Canyon Road
  2. Grazing Permit No. 20374-09, issued to EnerVest Operating LLC (this permit will be cancelled if the property is sold)

Cultural Resource Covenant:

A cultural resource review was conducted on the subject properties.  No significant sites were identified.


  1. Please see the auction page for general disclosures and auction procedure information which pertains to all properties being offered at the auction.
  2. All mineral rights, including the sand and gravel rights will be reserved.
  3. The properties will be conveyed subject to all valid existing rights.
  4. The Utah Geological Survey has commented: “Potential geologic hazards in the area that could affect the site include stream flooding, flash flooding/debris flow, landsliding, problem soils including shrink/swell and/or collapsible, rockfall, shallow bedrock, and indoor radon potential.  Potential hazards should be addressed in a manner appropriate to the intended use of the property.  Geologic hazards are best addressed early in the planning process prior to development and construction.  UGS has general geologic hazard information available at its offices and online at htts://
  5. Other disclosures, if any, will be announced at the auction.

Diane Lund
NW Area Manager, Land Sales Coordinator
Scott Bartlett
Surface, Assistant Managing Director

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