Flaming Gorge-Uintas Scenic Byway

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Flaming Gorge-Uintas Scenic Byway

Utah

(435) 789-1181

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Overview

Designated as the state's first National Forest scenic byway in 1988, this route known as `The Drive Through the Ages` travels through the Ashley National Forest and east of Uinta Mountains, one of the few east-west ranges in the country.

The byway meanders over the eastern flank of the Uinta Mountains and through the Ashley National Forest and Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. View wildlife in their native habitats and experience the "real West" as passed down through western folklore of early explorers, homesteaders, mountainmen, outlaws and cowboys.

Map of Flaming Gorge-Uintas Scenic Byway

Latitude, Longitude: 40.778982, -109.469147

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Activities

  • Auto/Motorcycle

    Allot two hours to complete the 82-mile trip.

  • Camping

    Visitors will find campgrounds located throughout the Forest. Many of the campsites can be reserved prior to arrival by calling the US Forest Service National Reservation Center. There are also sites available first come first served in many of the campgrounds. Camping in undeveloped areas (outside of designated campgrounds) is permitted. Please stay on existing roadways when accessing these undeveloped areas, and follow the practices in "Caring for the Forest" when camping in undeveloped areas. Camping in undeveloped areas must occurr within 150 feet of a designated route in Utah and within 300 feet of a designated route in Wyoming, at least 1/4 mile away from any administrative site, (boat ramps, guard stations, campgrounds, or visitor centers).

  • Historic Sites

    Historical/Cultural site is available.

Phone Numbers

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(435) 789-1181

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