U.S. National Recreation Area
One of the premier fishing destinations in the U.S. Species include: German brown, lake, rainbow
and cutthroat trout; small-mouth bass; and kokanee salmon. Ice-fishing is popular during winter months.
But there is also an abundance of natural scenery and wildlife here attracting wilderness treks, hunting, hiking, guest ranches and more.
Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
PO Box 279, Manila, UT 84046; (801) 784-3445;
NRA Website -
Flaming Gorge is a 91 mile long reservoir of the Green River.
Straddeling the Wyoming/Utah border, it is reached from either the north or
south by US-191. Mapped by explorer John Wesley Powell in 1869,
it is famous for its scenery and excellent fishing.
Construction of Flaming Gorge Dam was started in 1958 and today rises some 502
above the colorful bedrock to form Flaming Gorge Reservoir. At full capacity (elev 6045 ft)
it impounds 42,042 acres area of the Green River.
Open to public use year-round, many facilities close during the winter.
BSA NPS Park Service Patch
Boy Scouts can earn special recognition for service performed at any one of our National Parks. Scouts are also encouraged to submit a short narrative to the BSA Good Turn for America website describing their participation and lessons learned. 5 hours service for the certificate, 10 hours for their cool patch.
Scout Ranger - See the NPS Website here for program details.
Red Canyon Visitors Center;
Open: Daily 10AM-5PM Memorial Day to Labor Day; (801) 784-3445;
Flaming Gorde Dam Visitors Center; (801) 784-3445;
Open: Daily 8AM-6PM Memorial Day to Labor Day / 10AM-4PM Rest of year ; (801) 784-3445;
One of the premier fishing destinations in the U.S. Species include: German brown, lake, rainbow
and cutthroat trout; small-mouth bass; and kokanee salmon. Fishing is
permitted year-round but a license is required from either Utah or
Wyoming. Ice-fishing is popular during winter months.
Fish Flaming Gorge
- Guided Lake Trout Fishing with Capt. Jim Williams
Old Moe Guide Service
- Green River Fly Fishing
Fish Green River
- the team at Trout Creek Flies and Green River Outfitters are your host to the famous Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area.
Trout Bum 2
- Flyfishing in Northeastern Utah.
Western Rivers Fly Fisher
- River guide and outfitter.
- Green River's first recognized permit holder and has been an integral part of the Utah fly fishing scene since 1980. -
Conquest Fishing Expeditions
- Lake Fishing guide
Marinas located on west shore at Buckboard and Lucerne Valley; on the southeast shore at Cedar Springs.
Cedar Springs Marina
- a sheltered cove offering the perfect harbor for boating and camping.
Lucerne Valley Marina
- boat rentals, campgrounds and fishing guides
Green River Drifters
- One-day and overnight trips, BBQ shore lunches and Dutch oven cuisine. Year-round.
There are several campgrounds located on both the eastern and western shores.
KOA Campground - Manila / Flaming Gorge
American Land & Leisure -
Other Recreational Adventures
Hunting - seasonal hunting permitted except
near public-use facilities.
Wintersports - Several trails for
cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing.
Tour Roosevelt Utah
Prime adventure destination area in Northern Utah is convenient to Dinoland, Flaming Gorge,
Uintah Forest and other resote wilderness area. Many local guides services fishing, horses,
hunting, hiking, guest ranches and more.
Tour Vernal Utah
In Northeastern Utah you can find a lot of exciting adventure opportunites from this
wilderness base. Vernal is home to the Utah Field House and a great number of guest ranches,
fishing and hunting guides and other great adventure groups.
Tour Northeast Utah
Adventure abounds at some of the most dramatic scenery in the American West - Find fishing, hiking,
white-water and wildlife:
Dinosaur National Monument - There
is a lot more besides old dino tracks here -
Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area -
One of the best fishing destinations of the west.
Vernal Utah - Outdoor adventure base.
Ashley National Forest - High-adventure back country areas.
Vernal Best Western Antlers
423 Main Street, Vernal, UT, 84078
All rooms have either queen-sized beds or king-sized beds. All rooms have a 25- or 27-inch
color television with remote. All rooms have sinks in the bath and vanity.
Two phones with voice mail and dataports. Family Suites: We have 13 family rooms that will sleep 6 guests. All oversized units, 27-inch television, large desk with desk chairs, dataports, sitting area, large dressing area and third bed is queen sofa.
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Dinasaur Inn Best Western
251 East Main Street, Vernal, UT, 84078
Located on US Highway 40 (Main Street) 2 blocks east of the city center, next to the Dinosaur Natural History Museum and Dino Gardens.
Vernal Econo Lodge
311 E. Main St., Vernal, UT, 84078
In the Center of Dinosaurland. Walking distance to Western Park Convention Center-Rodeo
Arena and Fairgrounds. Close to restaurants and convenience stores.
1 block to new Dinosaur Museum and Utah Field House of Natural History.
Vernal Rodeway Inn
590 West Main Street, Vernal, UT, 84078
Main Street Location Across from Iga Super Center & LDS Temple. Queen Bed/No Smoking/Free Wireless Internet Service.
Vernal Utah Super 8
1624 W Hwy 40, Vernal, UT, 84078
Indoor Pool / Hot Tub 10a-10p / Complimentary Continental Breakfast / Cable Tv With Hbo
/ Dinosaur Natl Monument 20 Miles / Indian Petroglyphs 10 Miles /Interior Corridors
/ Family Suites Available.
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More Recreational Adventures
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Flaming Gorge Lodge
Flaming Gorge Recreational Services -
Green River Drifters -
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Flaming Gorge Market -
Flaming Gorge Real Estate -
Tour Southern Utah
Visit country famous for several scenic national parks - Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands,
Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase, Lake Powell and Zion Canyon.
Ivins Red Mountain Resort
Red Mountain Spa is surrounded by thousands of acres of the desert at the hub of recreational diversity and majestic beauty in the American Southwest.
However you choose to spend your time here at Red Mountain Spa Resort, the peace and solitude of the facility, daily fitness activities, adventure hiking and biking in Snow Canyon,
healthy gourmet cuisine and an array of wellness classes will set you on the path to lifelong fitness and health.
Moab Sorrel River Ranch Resort
Luxury waterfront accommodations on the Colorado River featuring, jetted tubs, fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, custom log beds;
Restaurant and cocktail lounge, outdoor pool, two large hot tubs, fitness center, aerobic studio, basketball, volleyball & meeting facilities.
This exclusive 240 acre working ranch is nestlet between the Colorado River and famous red rock buttes. Abundant wildlife share this romantic setting.
North Fork Provo Canyon, Provo, UT, 84604
The heart of Sundance is the Sundance Village, complete with 95 guest cottage rooms,
mountain homes, restaurants, an artisan center, and conference facilities tucked into the surrounding forest.
Sundance is a year-round mountain community on 6,000 acres at the base of the 12,000-foot Mount Timpanogos in the north fork of Provo Canyon.
The complex has restaurants, ski equipment rentals, and a full-service spa.
Provo Holiday Inn
1460 S. University Ave., Provo, UT 84601 US;
78 beautifully appointed guest rooms are equipped with electronic key access,
iron/ironing boards, coffeemakers, work stations with telephones, data ports, voicemail and wake-up service.
Dine at the Ruby River Steak House Restaurant and Lounge located inside the hotel.
Provo Marriott Hotel Resort
101 West 100 North, Provo, UT 84601 US
Enjoy the Comfort of One of Our 331 Guest Rooms, Each Equipped With a Remote-Control Tv,
Phones With Voice Mail, and Multiple Data Ports. Start Your Day With a Complimentary Newspaper and Morning Coffee
in Your Room. Or Sample the Many Tasteful Options We Offer in Our Restaurant and Lounges. Experience a Refreshing
Change of Pace in Our Outdoor or Indoor Pool and Fitness Center.
Hines Mansion IP
383 West 100 South, Provo, UT, 84604
This Victorian mansion was constructed in 1895 for Russell Spencer Hines with money acquired from his mining, business and real estate ventures.
One of the first homes built for Provo's first generation gentry, the R. Spencer and Kitty Hines Mansion is one of Utah County's most historical residential landmarks.
Glide into English country garden charm and absorb the cool, vine-wrapped welcome of this Victorian gem.
Price Greenwell Inn
655 E. Main Street, Price, UT 84501 US
The Greenwell Inn/Convention Center and Luxury Suites is Central Utah's premier lodging property.
We offer deluxe rooms and our 1700 sqft suites are unsurpassed by any other in the state.
The luxury suites have three fireplaces, three TV's (61" big screen, 32" & 27" in the bathroom),
a large heart shaped Jetted Tub along with a separate 10 head shower.
You can enjoy our tropical indoor pool, a hot tub, and exercise facility during your stay.
There's Ricardo's Restaurant and Wooly's Lounge on the property for your convenience.
Heber City Bear Mountain Lodge
425 S Main, Heber City, UT 84032 US
Located On Historic Main Street in Heber City, 12 Miles from Park City. Bear Mountain Lodge is a Year Round Property Aiming
To Provide a Welcoming and Comfortable Environment For Families, Recreation Seekers, Weekend Getaways and Long Term Guests.
Midway Homestead Resort
From the resort's landmark bubbling mineral waters to the quaintness of its cottages, The Homestead is filled with
classic touches of country hospitality and provides exceptional services at every turn. Individual buildings, connected
by scenic walkways, offer private rooms and suites, each filled with a sense of warmth and intimacy. Decor ranges in style
from New England to Southwestern to traditional. For your pleasure, The Homestead offers year round activities set in the
beautiful Wasatch Mountains, from horseback riding and sleigh riding to golfing and scuba diving.
Midway Zermatt Resort
784 West Resort Drive, Midway, UT 84049 US
Utah's newest resort destination is now open.
Inspired by the Swiss heritage and traditions of the area- Zermatt has been designed to resemble a quaint alpine village with 360 degree views of the Rocky Mountains.
Zermatt is open year-round- and features 226 hotel rooms- 126 villas- two restaurants- a carousel- and a European day spa. Zermatt is located in Midway- Utah-
in the breathtaking Heber Valley- less than an hour from the Salt Lake International Airport and adjacent to Park City.
Heber City Bear Mountain Resort
Located on historic Main Street in Heber City, 12 miles from Park City. Bear Mountain Lodge is a year round
property aiming to provide a welcoming and comfortable environment for families, recreation seekers, weekend getaways and long term guests.
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Tour Park City
This mountain community is home to three world class ski resorts and hosted
several alpine venues of the 2002 Winter Olympics. The historic district is a
bustling year-round draw for vacationers.