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Designation: National Scenic Byway
Designation: Utah State Scenic Byway
Fees: There are no fees along the byway proper.
Length, One-Way: 82 Miles (136.67 Kilometers)
Time: 2.75 Hours


General Information

Description - The Flaming Gorge-Uintas Scenic Byway serves as a vital transportation corridor and getaway for travelers who are interested in visiting such nationally recognized attractions as the Flaming Gorge Reservoir and Dam, the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, the Green River, and the Dinosaur National Monument and Quarry.

The Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, created as a recreational destination, contains nearly half of the byway. The Dinosaur National Monument and Quarry has been one of the world's greatest sources for dinosaur skeletons and draws visitors from all over the world. This region has continued to become more popular as an area where travelers can experience the essence of the "real west" through the existence of world-class rock art and the western folklore of early explorers, mountain men, outlaws, and cowboys.

Attractions - The Flaming Gorge-Uintas Scenic Byway is known for it's Archeology, Historical, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Directions from : The Flaming Gorge-Uintas Scenic Byway is within 2 1/2 hours of Salt Lake City. It is also only 6 hours from Denver via U.S. Highway 40, which brings you to the southernmost point of the byway in Vernal, Utah. The byway is also accessible from Wyoming in the north. It is less than 45 minutes from Interstate 80 at Rock Springs (U.S. 191), Green River (WY 530), or Evanston (WY414), where the byway starts at its two northernmost points in either Manila or the Utah/Wyoming border on the east side of the Flaming Gorge Reservoir.


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Contact Information:
Flaming Gorge-Uintas Scenic Byway , , , , Phone: 435-789-6932

Additional Information:
Utah Scenic Byways - Utah's Scenic Byway Program is comprised of 27 routes that showcase Utah's splendor; from slick rock canyons and pristine deserts to majestic mountain views and high country lakes.

Links:
Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.

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