Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway

Take a Scenic Drive on a Designated All-American Road

This spectacular scenic drive takes in the arid and colorful landscape surrounding the Green River as it slowly tumbles from its namesake city to Lake Flaming Gorge. You can see this byway — often referred to as “the best of Sweetwater County” in just a few hours. Or make this beautiful drive last by camping overnight and spending more time watching for wildlife. Check out our guide to the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway to make sure you don't miss anything along your drive.

Flaming Gorge Bus Tour

Audio Guided Tour

Take a listen to the introduction and beginning your journey through the Flaming Gorge Country and Flaming Gorge Lake.


The Journey Begins:

Full Audio Tour:

Download and listen to the full tour in your favorite media player. (12mb)

Distance: 150 miles (suitable for most vehicles)

Route: From Green River or Rock Springs, exit I-80 onto the byway and loop around Lake Flaming Gorge.

Map: View or download a map of the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway

Disclaimer: This is a true “off the grid experience,” and cell service is limited! Make sure you have extra water, and a high-clearance, four-wheel-drive vehicle with thick tires (and a spare tire) to traverse the dirt roads. Let someone know where you are headed and when you plan to return.

The Flaming Gorge - Green River Basin Scenic Byway was  designated as an All-American Road in early 2021. A ribbon cutting was held on June 9, 2021 to celebrate this accomplishment and the event was featured on KUTV News Road Trippin' click HERE to view the segments! 


Notable Sights

Lake Flaming Gorge

A Massive Lake for Everything Under the Sun


Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway Tour

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Flaming Gorge Tour

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Rock Springs

Dig Deep Into Wyoming's Mining and Railroad History


Expedition Island

History + Family Fun


Green River

Get Wet and Run Wild