Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is in the southwest corner of Wyoming and in the northeast corner of Utah and more specifically in Sweetwater County, and in Daggett County, respectively. The closest city to the National Recreation Area is Green River, Wyoming. The place is located on 207,363 acres of land and spreads into the Uintah Mountains in the direction of Vernal, Utah.
To access the recreation area, find your way south of the I-80, and you will quickly locate the park. The recreation area is managed by the Ashley National Forest which is under the United States Forest Service. The recreation area was established on October 1, 1968. When you get to the National Recreation Area, you will find the perfect blend of topography, climate, and recreational opportunities to quench your different tastes.
Flaming Gorge Reservoir is great for recreational activities like fishing, camping, hiking, and boating. Additionally, you can enjoy rafting on the part of the Green River that is downstream from Flaming Gorge Dam. The 91-mile Flaming Gorge Reservoir is definitely the main attraction to the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area.
Amenities at the recreational area include primitive and modern camping facilities, including 43 campgrounds with over 700 campsites and 27 group sites. There are also more than enough mountain retreats for visitors to enjoy and have a great adventure. Bringing dogs into the recreation area is definitely permitted although you must maintain immediate control of your dog and ensure that your pooch does not disturb or interfere with other people’s enjoyment.
If you want to find out about other activities that you can enjoy at Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, you can go to their website and find several planned events for you to enjoy. You could, of course, make a visit in person to the Red Canyon Visitor’s Center or to the district office located in Manila, Utah, to find out any additional information.