Flaming Gorge Dive Along
August 20 @ 10:00 am - August 22 @ 2:00 pm| Free
Passport Club Event: Flaming Gorge Dive Along!
Flaming Gorge Reservoir is one of the largest bodies of water in Utah. It was built to impound spring floods in the Green River and store them for year-round use for Arizona, Nevada, and southern California.
The reservoir is second only to Lake Powell in size and recreational popularity.
Depth (feet) maximum 436 mean 212
Length (miles) 42.6 Width (miles) .3 Shoreline (miles) 208
Visibility: 20 – 40 feet
Summer Water Temperature 60-68 °F
Aquatic life: Rainbow, cutthroat, brown trout, kokanee, smallmouth bass and channel catfish
Spearfishing is allowed – Please refer to the Utah Fishing Guidebook for information regarding regulations:
There are dozens of campgrounds in the recreation area. For further recreational information, contact the Recreation Area Headquarters. There is a private campground in Manilla.
Flaming Gorge KOA (Manilla) 784-3184
Reservoir Administrators Department of the Interior 524-5403
Accesses to Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area are on US-191 between Green River, WY and Vernal, UT.
Access from the north and west is also possible on Wyoming Highway 414, from I-80 at Fort Bridger, WY to Manilla, UT. Recreational areas are concentrated along the south side of the Flaming Gorge and Red Canyon on U-44, which connects US-191 to W-414. Access areas are well marked.