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Flaming Gorge

US 191/Hwy 530, Rock Springs, WY
+1 435-784-1181
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Do not miss Red Canyon overlook – and you might, because it's not well signposted. Take a more detailed map!

I took the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway which loops from Green River, WY, on Highway 530, to Highway... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2018
Rachael D
,
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Stop at the dam and at Red Canyon.

Heading south on 191 we stumbled across the Flaming River Dam and stopped. They offer a variety of... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
Pat D
,
Chapel Hill
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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US 191/Hwy 530, Rock Springs, WY
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

I took the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway which loops from Green River, WY, on Highway 530, to Highway 44 in Utah, then back on Highway 191, North to end up between Rock Springs and Green River, WY. I was told you could do the loop...More

Thank Rachael D
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Heading south on 191 we stumbled across the Flaming River Dam and stopped. They offer a variety of interesting films on the making of the dam in the visitor center and also offer tours of the dam, free of charge. The tour takes about 45...More

1  Thank Pat D
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

The drive from Vernal up through the Red Canyon and on to Flaming Gorge was really outstanding! Unfortunately, we were only passing through and didn't know anything about Flaming Gorge so I can only comment on the drive and the beauty of the area. It...More

Thank Solara07
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Lots of wildlife to be seen in this park especially near the park headquarters and the Sheep Creek Geological Loop.

1  Thank Mark R
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Fish, boat, waterski, camp, or take a leisurely swim in our local reservoir. There is scenery for every taste, as well as world-class fishing and hunting opportunities. Dining around the lake can't be missed, and there are several resorts with tons of amenities, from rustic...More

Thank Anne Marie F
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

We started in Rock Spring hwy 191. About 15 minutes down the road there were some turn outs but no water, just vast land, still beautiful. Further we trekked and eventually were there... took a lot of pictures. We arrived at the dam and visited...More

Thank Ahfooee
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

It is a very scenic drive, beautiful country and relaxing trip. Enjoyed the trip and was an easy drive.

Thank Arnold F
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We had a lot of fun the water was a little cold and first but it helped with the heat make sure to take bug spray the bugs are bad this year and the water is really high but it was fun.

Thank Kristi S
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Taking the scenic byway off of I-80, we witnessed the awe-inspiring sunset at Flaming Gorge. We could only imagine that the sunrise would be just as beautiful. I highly recommend witnessing both. A great area for recreation, either day tripping or camping.

Thank Susan K
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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

The map of the flaming gorge was nearly useless in detail. Finding the gorge was quite a challenge in that the map was severely lacking in perspective and distance and landmarks. We finally found the highlight of the trip which was the sheep geological loop...More

Thank lisaandrewssmith
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