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Ouray National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (435)-545-2522 Email: ouray@fws.gov Distance: 5.38 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: 10.78 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: 11.70 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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Pariette Wetlands National Park

6 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 16.66 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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Dinosaur National Monument Park

Rank: 155 10 Activites Phone: (435)-781-7700 Email: dino_information@nps.gov Distance: 22.96 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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Steinaker Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (435)-789-4432 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 23.71 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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Cliff Ridge Hang Gliding Area National Park

7 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 28.25 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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Sand Wash Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 29.36 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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Red Fleet Reservoir National Park

11 Activites Phone: (435)-789-4432 Distance: 29.61 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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Canyon Pintado National Historic District Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-878-3800 Email: cschneckenburger@blm.gov Distance: 41.90 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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Ashley National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: ljhaynes@fs.fed.us Distance: 42.51 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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Starvation Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (435)-738-2326 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 48.52 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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Browns Park Recreation Area

12 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 51.87 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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Flaming Gorge Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-784-3445 Email: bwirth@usbr.gov Distance: 52.55 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: 54.70 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 National Wildlife Refuge

7 Activites Phone: (970)-365-3613 Email: brownspark@fws.gov Distance: 54.91 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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High Uintas Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 63.93 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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Stateline Islands Unit National Park

1 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 71.95 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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Rabbit Valley Trail Through Time National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-244-3000 Email: gjfo_webmail@blm.gov Distance: 73.13 miles

At the Rabbit Valley Trail Through Time site, view the fossils of 140-million-year-old dinosaurs at a working fossil quarry with a 1.5 mile (loop) interpretive trail. There is also an interpretive kiosk that describes the numerous dinosaurs that have come from Rabbit Valley. This is a designated Area of Critical Environmental Concern.

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Horsethief Canyon State Wildlife Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (970)-255-6100 Distance: 75.42 miles

Recreation at Horsethief Canyon is managed by the Colorado Division of Wildlife under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Western Colorado Area Office - Northern Division, Grand Junction, Colorado. It was acquired and developed to partially replace wildlife habitat values lost as a result of the construction of the Grand Valley Unit of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Project.Hors...

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Book Cliffs Recreation Area National Park

14 Activites Phone: (437)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 76.00 miles

This area contains 455,000 acres of diverse ecosystems in a very remote setting, and maintains a "frontier mystique." There is an abundance of wildlife species for viewing, including deer, elk, black bear, blue and sage grouse, numerous hawks, antelope, mountain lion, small mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. The Book Cliffs Area begins in the northern desert shrub zone at about 5,500 feet ...

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Eagle River Recreation Management Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (970)-876-9000 Email: BLM_CO_SI_CRVFO_Webmail@blm.gov Distance: 76.95 miles

The level of rafting on this river overall is class III-IV. The trip length is about 3 - 4 hours. The best time top raft is late May to early July.

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Price Canyon Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (435)-636-3600 Email: utprmail@blm.gov Distance: 77.62 miles

Elevation is 8000 ft. 12 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits, drinking water and pit toilets. There are 3 day group sites available through reservations. This is a fee area. There is a self-guided nature trail through the forest of oak, pines, and mountain mahogany. Fantastic views of the canyon.

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Westwater Canyon National Park

4 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 77.75 miles

Westwater Canyon is one of the premier whitewater river trips in the west. Trips range from one to two days and beautiful designated campsites are available in the canyon. Depending on water level, Westwater ranges from being fun and splashy to fast and powerful. Excellent river skills are a must at every water level. A permit is required for all private and commercial groups. There are elev...

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Ruby Canyon-Black Ridge Recreation Management Area National Park

10 Activites Phone: (970)-244-3000 Email: m1bailey@blm.gov Distance: 78.04 miles

The Colorado River runs though Ruby Canyon into Utah. Rafting is the primary recreational activity. The canyon is very scenic, but is generally accessible only by river.

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