ein Tag / 78 Meilen / 2 Stunden 36 Minuten
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.
9:00 - 0.5 Meilen / eine Minute - 9:01
The US Forest Service Ranger District office located in the town of Duchesne, UT has information on the many recreational and other opportunities of the Ashley National Forest in the Uinta Mountains visible to the north.
9:01 - 67.3 Meilen / 2 Stunden 14 Minuten - 11:15
Rising 502 feet above bedrock, this dam impounds the waters of the Green River to form Flaming Gorge Reservoir, which extends as far as 91 miles to the north and has a capacity of nearly 4 million acre-feet of water. Flaming Gorge County means a wide range of year-round recreation, breath-taking scenery, abundant wildlife, and classic frontier history. The area's centerpiece is Flaming Gorge Reservoir, a 91-mile lake offering superb boating and trophy fishing. In 1968, the lake, along with the surrounding area in southern Wyoming and Northeastern Utah, was designated a National Recreation Area to preserve its natural beauty and enhance its many recreational opportunities.
12:45 - 10.6 Meilen / 21 Minuten - 13:06