Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area

Made of spectacular red canyon walls and arid green forest, the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area sprawls across the southwest region of Wyoming in Sweetwater County. The area covers 207,363 acres of scenic landscape and wilderness. The area’s most popular destination is the Flaming Gorge Reservoir, measuring 91 miles long. You can also experience the Green River, separated from the reservoir by the towering wall of the Flaming Gorge Dam. Both the reservoir and the river provide a plethora of water activities to choose from.

Located just south of the Wyoming towns of Rock Springs and Green River, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is a must-see destination in Wyoming. Whether you enjoy spending your time slowly trolling across a large lake or wading in a blue ribbon river to catch the trout of a lifetime, plan your next escape to this colorful corner of Wyoming and be sure to mark your calendar for the annual weekend-long celebration of Flaming Gorge Days. Check out this map to help plan your epic getaway to one of Wyoming’s best destinations. 

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