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Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area

Manila, UT 84046
+1 435-784-3445
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This is a beautiful area with recreational opportunites that can accomodate every facet of Outdoor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dutch John, Utah

Incredible vistas. The views from red canyon lookout are breathtaking. Unfortunately the visitors... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chamonix, France
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National recreation area inside the Ashley National Forest.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“red canyon” (41 reviews)
“green river” (36 reviews)
“sheep creek” (21 reviews)
Manila, UT 84046
+1 435-784-3445
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful area with recreational opportunites that can accomodate every facet of Outdoor recreation. Fishing, with or without guides on both the lake and Green River. Hunitng, Fishing Boating Water skiing and wakeboarding, trail riding, snowmobiling, etc.

Thank mcmurdomike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible vistas. The views from red canyon lookout are breathtaking. Unfortunately the visitors center was closed for the season.

Thank wp7569
Reviewed 1 October 2017

On an impulse, we pulled off to explore this scenic drive after seeing the road signs. Wide open spaces, desolate sagebrush, no traffic, no buildings.....just a hidden police car waiting to write a ticket. Worth the trip for the eventual scenery, but a speed limit...More

Thank LUchicago
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I never knew of Flaming Gorge. While researching the Jackson, Wyoming area, I saw mention of this place. I researched it and decided to stop there. The hole area was awesome to see. The Red Canyon Overlook and the overlooks to it's right we're stunning....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Nice, large park with paved streets and spaces. They have a nice concrete pad and fenced patio with a composite board picnic table. We had #11 overlooking the water, beautiful views of the mountains, and no neighbors. It was wonderful! The attendants are friendly. The...More

Thank mysugarpie
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Driving from Idaho Falls, ID to Vernal, UT, I decided to check out Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. What a gorgeous, scenic drive along WY 530, connecting to UT 44, heading south. Many great views of the reservoir! Someday, I hope to return and spend...More

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Flaming gorge has so much to offer with miles of hiking amazing fishing and great scenery! Scenic drive on the East side of the recreation area is great! Plan on at least 4 days if visiting to take it all in

1  Thank ELFDUDE
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Flaming gorge reservior is 91 miles long with lots of room for boaters fishing and water sports Great views from Manila over the sheep creek area across the mountains down to red canyon lodge and to the flaming gorge dam There's lots of animals and...More

Thank trfishin
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had a guided fly fishing trip down the Green River with GENE from Trout Creek Flies (out of Dutch John) and he was AMAZING). The water & view was beautiful. We couldn't have asked for better weather as there was no rain and no...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

So pretty. Camped for two nights in Mustang Ridge right on the water. Only drawback was the bathrooms were a little smelly.

1  Thank Chenoa R
Nearby Restaurants
Red Canyon Lodge Dining Room
97 reviews
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Brownings Flaming Gorge Cafe
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25.72 km away
Antica Forma
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50.95 km away
Jade Lion
6 reviews
51.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Trout Creek Flies and Green River Outfitters - Day Trips
61 reviews
3.66 km away
Flaming Gorge Dam Visitor Center
49 reviews
3.27 km away
Spinner Fall Guide Service
24 reviews
4.17 km away
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Steven C
5 October 2017|
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Response from trfishin | Reviewed this property |
I stayed there this summer for my first time and loved it great place and very great owners they have everything you will need and plenty of room for everyone FLAMING GORGE / MANILA KOA Open April 15 - November 1 Reserve... More
Amie D
1 August 2016|
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Response from ocean_lovin_mom | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the koa in manila and it has a playground that looked pretty nice, but it is a little drive to the lake. I noticed one campground near the Lucerne valley marina, but I don't recall the name. You might research... More