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Hiking

Explore the diverse trails of Flaming Gorge Country! Awesome scenery, abundant wildlife and no crowds are what make these trails so special!

The hiking trails listed below are just a sample of the hundreds of miles of trails maintained in Flaming Gorge Country. Along the Flaming Gorge-Uintas National Scenic Byway are several opportunities to get out of the car and stretch your legs a bit. Try the short interpretive Nature Trails at Sheep Creek, Moose Ponds, West Greens Lake and Aspen for an easy enlightening walk through a variety of habitats along this scenic drive. Challenge yourself in the alpine splendor  of the High Uintas Wilderness. Follow the fishermen down the Little Hole National Scenic Trail along the famous Green River. Wander the forests amongst abundant native wildlife. From a few minutes to multiple days, the diversity of Flaming Gorge trails offers an outdoor experience for all ages and abilities.

Bassett Springs Loop

  • 4 mile loop
  • 2 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate to High
A great fall ride

Bear Canyon Bootleg

  • 3 mile out and back
  • 1-2 hours
  • Difficulty: Low
A great beginner trail to a scenic overlook

Dowd Mountain

  • 11 mile loop
  • Difficulty: Moderate
The best mountain bike loop in Flaming Gorge

Dry Fork Flume Trail

  • Up to 24 miles out and back
  • 7-8 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate to High
A popular forest singletrack just outside Vernal

Elk Park

  • 18 mile loop
  • Difficulty: High
A beautiful, but challenging forest journey

Fantasy Canyon

  • 0.6 mile loop
  • 1 hour
  • Difficulty: Low
Take a walk on the weird side

Jones Hole Trail

  • 8 miles out and back
  • 5 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate
Wonderful scenic hike in a remote section of Dinosaur National Monument

Little Hole National Scenic Trail

This classic river trail is a family favorite

Moonshine Arch

  • 0.8 miles out and back
  • 1 hour
  • Difficulty: Low
A little known arch, just outside Vernal

Outlaw Trail

  • 10 miles out and back
  • 3-4 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate
Beautiful riverside singletrack
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