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3 Day Itinerary

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3 Day Itinerary Seeing it All

What would you do if you had three full days in a Western paradise? In the case of Sweetwater County, the natural answer is a mix of outdoor adventure, scenic drives, historic tours and more outdoor adventure. This three day itinerary hits all the highlights. 

Day 1

8:00am–9:00am

Take your pick of breakfast in Rock Springs

9:00am–10:30am

Drive the western part of the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway

10:30am–11:30am

Visit the Red Canyon Visitor Center.   

11:30am–1:00pm

Eat a delicious lunch at the Flaming Gorge Resort.

1:00pm–3:00pm

Spend time at Red Canyon Lodge horseback riding, paddle boating and fishing.

3:00pm–4:00pm

Take a tour of the Flaming Gorge Dam. 

6:00pm–8:00pm

Talk about the day over dinner at Spring Creek Guest Ranch before getting some shut-eye. 

Day 2

8:00am–9:00am

Get up for breakfast at the ranch. 

9:00am–10:00am

Drive the first part of the eastern Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway

10:00am–1:00pm

Take the Pilot Butte Wild Horse Tour with Green River Wild Horse Tours & ECO Safaris and enjoy a sack lunch. 

1:00pm–2:00pm

Drive the last part of the eastern Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway to Rock Springs

2:00pm–4:00pm

Take a rest or a quick tour of the Rock Springs Historical Museum

4:00pm–8:00pm

Head to Green River to explore Expedition Island, and check out the rock formations or attend one of the many festivals. Grab dinner at the Fish Bowl and get some good sleep at your hotel in Green River.

Day 3

8:00am–10:00am

Start the day with a tasty breakfast and maybe participate in a local event

10:00am–12:00pm

Stop in and visit the Sweetater County Historical Museum in Green River.

12:00pm–1:00pm

Stop for some lunch at Boschetto’s European Market

2:00pm–4:00pm

Take a lesson in archaeology at the White Mountain Petroglyphs

4:00pm–6:00pm

Grab an unforgettable ice cream snack in Farson before hiking down some of the historic trails near Farson.  

7:00pm–8:00pm

End the day over some Wyoming fare at Nine Iron Grill in Rock Springs. Get some sleep and prepare to head home with bragging rights.

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