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Flaming Gorge Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-784-3445 Email: bwirth@usbr.gov Distance: 8.39 miles

Flaming Gorge Dam was built by the Bureau of Reclamation as part of the Colorado River Storage project.The dam is a concrete thin arch structure with a maximum height of 502 feet and a crest length of 1,285 feet. The Flaming Gorge Dam Visitor Center, which features information on the construction of the dam, is open April through October with limited hours the rest of the year. Free guided tours ...

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John Jarvie Historic Site

3 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 8.54 miles

Experience a bit of the Wild West at the John Jarvie Historic Site in Brown's Park, a small mountain valley in the remote northeast corner of Utah. Originally used by mountain men and trappers for shelter in the early 19th century, Brown's Park was settled in 1880 by Jarvie, who operated a Green River ferry as well as a store and a post office. In addition to being a common stopping place for trav...

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Browns Park Recreation Area

12 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 9.63 miles

Elevation 5700 ft. A diverse area, with outlaw hideouts and blue ribbon fishing in the Green River. Located along a wonderful two lane paved road that heads to the Jones Hole Fish Hatchery and Dinosaur National Monument.

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Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge

7 Activites Phone: (970)-365-3613 Email: brownspark@fws.gov Distance: 18.14 miles

Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1963 to provide habitat for migratory birds and to provide for suitable wildlife-dependent recreation. The Green River, the life blood of the Refuge, runs through the heart of its 13,455 acres. Plants such as the threatened Ute's ladies tresses orchid and hundreds of species of animals depend on the habitat that the Refuge provides...

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Red Fleet Reservoir National Park

11 Activites Phone: (435)-789-4432 Distance: 18.30 miles

Red Fleet Dam, a feature of the Jensen Unit, Central Utah Project, is on Big Brush Creek about 10 miles northeast of Vernal, Utah. Recreation management at Red Fleet Resevoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation.. The recreation area is situated 13 miles north of Vernal, Utah, at 5,600-foot elevation. The reservoir has a surface ...

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Steinaker Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (435)-789-4432 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 25.80 miles

Flows of Ashley Creek are regulated by Steinaker Dam, Central Utah Project, Vernal Unit. The Reservoir was constructed offstream in Steinaker Draw about 3.5 miles north of Vernal, Utah. Recreation management at Steinaker Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The recreation area is situated north of Vernal, at 5,520-foo...

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Dinosaur National Monument Park

Rank: 155 10 Activites Phone: (435)-781-7700 Email: dino_information@nps.gov Distance: 27.01 miles

Dinosaurs once roamed here. Their fantastic remains are still visible embedded in the rocks. Today, the mountains, desert and untamed rivers flowing in deep canyons, support an array of life. Petroglyphs hint at earlier cultures. Later, homesteaders and outlaws found refuge here. Whether your passion is science, adventure, history or scenery, Dinosaur offers much to explore.

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Ashley National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: ljhaynes@fs.fed.us Distance: 29.28 miles

Recreational opportunities abound across 1.3 million acres on the Ashley National Forest! The Ashley National Forest manages 276,175 acres of the High Uintas Wilderness Area offering quiet solitude, as well as access to the highest peak in Utah, Kings Peak. With 1,156 campsites, 8 picnic areas, 1,151 miles of roads and trails for All-Terrain-Vehicles, opportunities for motorized camping and recrea...

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Cliff Ridge Hang Gliding Area National Park

7 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 33.71 miles

Elevation 8150 ft. Atop the Blue Mountain Plateau, would-be fliers can enjoy spectacular deep canyons of both the Green and the Yampa Rivers.

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Three Patches Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-352-0256 Email: Rock_Springs_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 42.19 miles

Three Patches is located near the top of Aspen Mountain. It is a popular local picnic area.

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Ouray National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (435)-545-2522 Email: ouray@fws.gov Distance: 51.04 miles

Ouray National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in the desert of northeastern Utah; it receives less than 7 inches of precipitation annually. The Green River brings water down from the mountains of Wyoming and through the Refuge, attracting thousands of waterfowl and other birds to this otherwise dry landscape. Refuge lands total 11,987 acres, including 3,800 acres of leased land from the Uintah a...

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Fantasy Canyon National Park

8 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 53.39 miles

Naturally weathered sandstone rises dramatically from clay beds, exposing fantastically colored and shaped formations 40 miles south of Vernal. A self-guided rock trail is dotted with interpretive signs which educate you about the surrounding natural wonders.

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White River Recreation Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 56.94 miles

Elevation 5040 feet. A floater`s and paddler`s paradise, the White River offers some great canoeing, rafting, and limited kayaking with a range of river trips between 24 and 80 miles. The 20 mile shuttle between the Bonanza Bridge and the Enron takeout is on a respectable dirt road. The ride is mostly calm water with a few Class II rapids during spring runoff. Put in at Bonanza Bridge and take out...

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Stateline Islands Unit National Park

1 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 57.46 miles

The 107.46 acre Stateline Islands Unit lies along the North Platte River, one half mile south of Henry, Nebraska and approximately 25 miles west of the North Platte National Wildlife Refuge. The main island is surrounded by water except for a small portion on the extreme southwest corner where a levee now exists. A number of ponds are on the island which are extensively used by wildlife. The are...

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Pariette Wetlands National Park

6 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 59.93 miles

Elevation 4700 feet. Pariette is a lush oasis in the middle of the desert, and a birder`s paradise. The complex of freshwater ponds is richly inhabited by wetlands flora and fauna, and surrounded by marshes. The area is frequented by mallards, Canada geese, gadwalls, cinnamon teals, and pintails. Birdwatchers also spot herons, egrets, white-faced ibis, and American bittern within the wetland bound...

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High Uintas Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 62.43 miles

The High Uintas Wilderness now contains a total of 456,705 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the High Uintas Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...i...

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Canyon Pintado National Historic District Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-878-3800 Email: cschneckenburger@blm.gov Distance: 63.19 miles

Canyon Pintado National Historic District encompasses over 16,000 acres of public land along 15 miles of State Highway 139. Canyon Pintado (Spanish for "Painted Canyon") received its name in 1776 when Fathers Dominguez and Escalante noted numerous examples of ancient Native American rock art as they traveled through the Douglas Creek Valley.

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Starvation Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (435)-738-2326 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 75.00 miles

Starvation Dam and reservoir, Central Utah Project, Bonneville Unit, on the Strawberry River is filled by surplus winter and spring flows from the Duchesne and Strawberry Rivers. Recreation management at Starvation Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The reservoir is situated northwest of Duchesne, Utah, at the 5,710-...

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Killpecker Sand Dunes National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-352-0256 Email: Rock_Springs_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 75.14 miles

The Killpecker Sand Dunes Recreation area consists of the Sand Dunes Wilderness Study Area (WSA) and the Sand Dunes Open Play area (open to off-road vehicle use. Mechanized vehicles are not permitted in the WSA. Vehicles may travel over the sand in the Open Play area only on those areas where there is no vegetation. Both sections contain water features called "flockets" which are tiny unique eco...

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Sand Wash Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 75.27 miles

Several primitive campsites and 4 Bug huts (can be reserved) with vault toilets but no running water for those who plan to put in to Desolation and Gray Canyons of the Green River the next day.

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Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Email: seedskadee@fws.gov Distance: 76.17 miles

Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in southwestern Wyoming. The name Seedskadee originated from the Shoshone Indian word "Sisk-a-dee-agie" meaning "river of the prairie hen." The 26,400-acre Refuge protects a mosaic of riparian, wetland, and upland shrub habitats along 36 miles of the Green River. The river is an oasis that bisects the vast high desert sagebrush plains of southwe...

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Fontenelle Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (801)-379-1000 Distance: 91.62 miles

Fontenelle Dam, Powerplant, and Reservoir, Seedskadee Project, are located on the Green River 24 miles southeast of La Barge, Wyoming. The reservoir has a surface area of 8,000 acres. The lake is 20 miles long when full and has a shoreline of about 56 miles. Recreation management at Fontenelle Reservoir is performed by the Bureau of Land Management under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation....

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Fontenelle Creek Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (307)-828-4500 Email: wmierzej@blm.gov Distance: 96.70 miles

This campground is on the shores of Fontenelle Reservoir, created when the Green River was dammed. The area contains fishing and water sports within spectacular badlands. There are several historic sites from the trapping days and the western migration, like Holden Hill and Names Hill. This is a fee site with 55 campsites with toilets, pic areas, boat ramp, fishing access, fish cleaning station, ...

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Big Sandy Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (801)-379-1000 Distance: 99.92 miles

Big Sandy Dam and Reservoir, Eden Project, are on Big Sandy Creek about 15 miles north of Farson, Wyoming. Recreation at Big Sandy Reservoir is directly managed by the Bureau of Reclamation. Information about the area can be obtained by contacting the office listed below. The site has primitive facilities and no on-site manager or law enforcement. Use at your own risk. There is no charge for b...

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Names Hill National Park

3 Activites Phone: (307)-367-5300 Email: mhudson@blm.gov Distance: 103.40 miles

This site is part of a popular shortcut, the Lander Cutoff, between the South Pass and the Snake River valleys. Over 13,000 emigrants used this route in 1859, the first year it was open. Many of them carved their names onto the "register" of the route, Names Hill, as they rested by the river after a dry walk from the Big Sandy River. The most famous name on the register is that of trapper Jim Brid...

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