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Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area

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Address: Manila, UT 84046
Phone Number: 435-784-3445
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Activities: Scuba diving
Description: National recreation area inside the Ashley National Forest.

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We visited this area on a hot 96-degree day. There was not much shade, although the landscape was interesting. It is best to visit this area probably when the temps are below 90... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We visited this area on a hot 96-degree day. There was not much shade, although the landscape was interesting. It is best to visit this area probably when the temps are below 90 degrees. It is an isolated area and great for boating, but it was very difficult to find hiking trails. This is not an area you can easily... More 

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Arapaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Our first time here just driving through and we were really impressed with the view. Go during the cooler season because it gets hot.

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Tilburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is an amazing area! Lots of stuff to do and amazing scenery. We did the scenic drive and visited the visitors center. This goes through the Ashley forest which is home to elk, deer, beavers and moose! We stayed at the KOA campground in Manila which is still a 15 minute drive to the gorge itself but it is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Don't miss the Red Canyon Overlook but stay at Rocky Ridge Outpost for upgraded cabins. Red Canyon Lodge Restaurant is excellent.

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Fruita, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Oh so beautiful! No enough time for it all! We went swimming on the beach, rode ATV's, went fishing, saw the dam.....and ran out of time. Wildlife was amazing too!

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Des Moines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Flaming Gorge is in the northeast corner of Utah with red and purple rock formations. There is a dam which has created a large reservoir for fishing and boating. You drive over the dam and there are tours of the dam as well. Along the paved road there are several paved pullouts providing photo ops as well as a few... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Flaming gorge the lake the damn and the scenery is absolutely beautiful. Your far away from any major towns, and restaurants so pack yourself a lunch and drink, and enjoy nature. If you are in the area you should absolutely spend a couple ares exploring flaming gorge.

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Seminole, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Flaming Gorge is beautiful and the water is sooo blue. It's hard to believe that a place like this exist in the middle of such an arid place. As you drive up in the mountains in early April, we were surprised to find snow and people actually skiing. A great place to visit!

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My son and I went to the Flaming Gorge to spend the afternoon. It was a lot of fun. We traveled north along U.S. 191 out of Vernal, UT and saw the pretty aspens and evergreens. The snow now has melted, so the drive is easy coming down the mountain overlooking the gorge. The visitor center at the dam is... More 

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Marietta, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

We drove in from the north. The desert section was pretty barren but when we reached the gorge and river areas it was breathtaking at times. Make sure to visit the main visitor center and take in the view from the interior observation area.

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Address: Manila, UT 84046
Phone Number: 435-784-3445
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Manila

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