Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway Green River Basin

Follow the Stunning Red Sandstone Cliffs

The Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway, a 160-mile route that circumnavigates the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, passes through quaint mountain communities and lush forests as it parallels the first half of Powell’s original odyssey. But Powell’s story is not the only tale this Byway has to tell. The area’s rich paleontological ground has produced an exceptional collection of dinosaur fossils, petroglyphs, and artifacts discovered along the route suggest that Fremont Indians hunted game near Flaming Gorge for centuries. To drive this Byway is to travel through the ages, from the stunning rock formations created by millennia of erosion to dramatic vistas of valleys and the Gorge itself. Enter a land where there is more wildlife than people, and champion trout fishing a daily occurrence. With world-class recreation, abundant wildlife, storied history, and scenic splendor, your drive along the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway is sure to deliver spectacular landscapes at every turn.

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Suggested Time:

6 Days | 5 Nights

This itinerary was created in partnership with Sweetwater County and National Travel Center.

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