The entire area comprising Flaming Gorge Country is one that can be compared to nothing short of breathtaking. Whether you’re taking in the beautiful scenery, enjoying the numerous activities available or simply relaxing and enjoying the slower-paced lifestyle we enjoy here, there’s an abundance of resources that are sure to bring a smile to your face.
Year-round recreational opportunities abound on the 91-mile reservoir and the famed Green River. A wide range of active pursuits will fill your days, or you can just sit back and take in the breathtaking scenery and watch the plentiful wildlife. A rewarding stop along your tour of the natural wonders of the West provide the contrast in scenery for which the West is famous, from the rugged Uinta Mountains to the expansive Wyoming deserts. This spectacular combination provides a roomy habitat for a variety of big-game animals, including moose, Rocky Mountain elk, pronghorn antelope and bighorn sheep.
America’s Most Scenic Trophy Trout Destination
The word is out. People come to Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area from around the globe to fish for record-breaking trout and kokanee salmon. When they arrive, they are greeted by a diverse landscape that runs the entirety of the 91-mile length. This unique ecologic and geologic environment climbs steadily from the charming high desert of southwestern Wyoming to the attractive subalpine terrain of northeastern Utah making Flaming Gorge unlike any other fishery in the United States.