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Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area

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Address: Manila, UT 84046
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+1 435-784-3445

National recreation area inside the Ashley National Forest.

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Visited Saturday April 22,2017. This really is one of my favorite places in Wyoming and Utah. It was breathtaking,it makes big and little all at the same time. Seeking peace this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lucy S
Green River, Wyoming
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Green River, Wyoming
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Saturday April 22,2017. This really is one of my favorite places in Wyoming and Utah. It was breathtaking,it makes big and little all at the same time. Seeking peace this is the place to go.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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62 reviews
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Flaming Gorge has a lot to offer as a relatively high reservoir. The fishing can be great but to get serious about fishing for the large Lake Trout that hang out, you should really be equipped with a downrigger and a trolling motor. The season is a bit short here, due to the elevation (6040 feet above sea level at... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

This was well-worth the drive from Vernal! The scenery is beautiful and we enjoyed walking around taking in the views. The drive from Vernal was easy and really pretty!

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

It may be a bit out of the way, but Flaming Gorge is totally worth the drive to take in all its gorgeous beauty and great outdoor activities. My husband and I first visited in 2009 and came for a second visit this year. Our suggestions for a great time here: 1. Visit the Flaming Gorge Visitor Center next to... More 

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250 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

The red rock really does remind one of flames, and they surround the Gorge, making for beautiful photo ops.There are many activities available in the area including river rafting, hiking and scenic drives.

1 Thank SylRickTraveler
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

This place is gorgeous !!! We are planning on coming and renting a cabin the next time we visit, it's that picturesque and lovely

1 Thank RebeccaC1993
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

The views of the Green River and Flaming Gorge are simply stunning. The area is most definitely worth a visit, even if you are just passing through. You won't be disappointed. Even a short visit will become a long one as you constantly stop to feast your eyes on Nature's wonders

1 Thank WarwickshireMonty
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was a great place to stop and visitor! Be sure to check out the dam while your here and check out some hiking trails. Would love to get back here to get the boat out on the water. There are a lot of options to do while your here!

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Cedar City, Utah
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed a couple days here and are already wanting to go back. We stayed at Pine Forest RV park. It's a pretty and super clean rv park. We really loved it there. Also rented a river raft there that you pilot yourself. ..that was awesome. It's a beautiful area. I highly recommend going there for several days if you're... More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We'd been down 191 from Wyoming before, so we took 530 from Green River to Manila and then 44 back to 191. The views of tributaries and arms of Flaming Gorge along the way are special. When you get on 44, even more spectacular views await. You might also enjoy reading the geologic signs along 44, as this is the... More 

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