National Recreation Areas
Two world class national recreation areas can be found in Utah. These recreation areas offer some of the best outdoor recreation that can be found in the state. With activities such as boating, fishing, ice fishing, camping, water skiing, hiking, sightseeing, photography and more, you can bet that a visit to these areas will be a memorable family experience.
Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area including the section of the Green River below Flaming Gorge Dam is administered by the Ashley National Forest. This rugged wildland stretches from Wyoming high deserts, where herds of antelope play along the lake shore, to the forested slopes of Utah's Uinta Mountains. Read More!
Dinosaur National Monument protects a large deposit of fossil dinosaur bones--remains of the so-called "terrible lizards" that lived millions of years ago. The dinosaurs weren't really lizards, and most of them weren't even terrible. But some of the first dinosaur fossils ever found were huge bones and teeth, very lizard-like except for their size, and so the idea of monstrous lizards was born. Read More!