Flaming Gorge National Recreational Area

Visitors enjoy hiking, boating, fishing, waterbiking, windsurfing, and camping within Flaming Gorge National Recreational Area run by the U.S. Forest Service Ashley National Forest Service. Camp sites can be found close to the dam and along Highway 191 for a fee, as well as free throughout the area. The many available fish species in the resevoir and surrounding lakes are Cutthroat Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Lake Trout, Kokanee Salmon, and Smallmouth Bass. The Green River is a popular spot for fishing, namely below the dam. The river’s ice cold water and beautiful structure make it a world class, world renowned fly fishing stream.

  • From I 80 take the Green River Wyoming exit (near the information center). Follow Wyoming State Route 530 if you wish to see the western shoreline and visit access points.
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