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Flaming Gorge

Basics
Location:
In the northeast corner of Utah, about 40 miles north of Vernal.
Size:
91 sq. miles
Elevation:
6100 feet

Description

Managed by the USDA Forest Service as part of Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, Flaming Gorge Lake is a large 91 sq. mile lake with world class fishing.

It is an excellent alternative to Lake Powell if you're looking for fewer people. Shore camping spots help the lake to accommodate a large number of boaters without crowding. There is lots of room for all types of water activities.

For complete coverage of the Flaming Gorge, please visit our Flaming Gorge Guide.

Tour Companies

  • Western & Central U.S. Lakes
  • Boating
  • 801-830-8864

Invert Sports New competition MasterCraft wakeboard & ski boat rentals & charter. Jet ski, PWC & wave runner rental. Hyperlite water sports rentals. Lessons to wakeboard, water ski, wake skate, wake surf, knee board, air chair, tube & more. Servicing all lakes & reservoirs in Utah, Arizona, New Mexico Nevada, Colorado, Wyoming, California, Washington, South Dakota, Nebraska & Idaho.

Fishing

Fish:
Bass
Kokanee Salmon
Lake Trout (Mackinaw)
Rainbow Trout

Details

Location:
In the northeast corner of Utah, about 40 miles north of Vernal.
Size:
91 sq. miles
Elevation:
6100
Camping Info
Over 600 camping and picnic units including boat-in and floating camps (See camping section)
Additional Details:
Boaters should note reefs and rocks are not marked. Due to fluctuating lake levels, boaters must use lake maps and familiarize themselves with locations of hazards. Lake maps and other educational publications may be purchased from the Flaming Gorge Natural History Association. Safety equipment is required by state law.

Amenities

Water Features
  • Boat Ramp
  • Modern Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Picnic Areas
  • Drinking Water
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Campground
  • RV Dumping Facilities
Water Activities
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Water Skiing
Water Services
  • Bait Shop
  • Boat Rentals
  • Convenience Store
  • Food Service
  • Fuel Available
  • Motorboat Rentals
  • Restaurant
  • Rowboat Rentals

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