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Scenic Vistas of Flaming Gorge Country

Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway

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Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway Scenic Drive

This spectacular scenic drive takes in the arid and colorful landscape surrounding the Green River as it slowly tumbles from its namesake city to Lake Flaming Gorge. You can see this byway — often referred to as “the best of Sweetwater County” in just a few hours. Or make this beautiful drive last by camping overnight and spending more time watching for wildlife. Check out our guide to the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway to make sure you don't miss anything along your drive.

Notable Sights:
Green River
Expedition Island
Rock Springs
Firehole Canyon
Lake Flaming Gorge

Audio Guided Tour

Take a listen to the introduction and beginning your journey through the Flaming Gorge Country and Flaming Gorge Lake.

Introduction:

The Journey Begins:

Full Audio Tour:

 Download and listen to the full tour in your favorite media player. (12mb)

Distance: 150 miles (suitable for most vehicles)
Route: From Green River or Rock Springs, exit I-80 onto the byway and loop around Lake Flaming Gorge.
Map: View or download a map of the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway

Disclaimer: This is a true “off the grid experience” cell service is limited! Make sure you have extra water, and a high-clearance, 4 wheel-drive vehicle with thick tires (and a spare tire) to traverse the dirt roads. Let someone know where you are headed and when you plan to return.

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