Located in Utah, the hiking in Flaming Gorge is known for four scenic hikes. The best Flaming Gorge hiking based on popularity are considered to be Little Hole Trail, Elk Park Loop Trail, Swett Ranch Loop, and Dowd Mountain Loop Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Flaming Gorge hiking trail below.
North of Vernal and south of Manila in the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, the Dowd Mountain Loop is an 11 mile route combining old roads with trails to the Dowd Mountain Overlook through pinon and juniper. The hiking trail leads to a breathtaking over look of Flaming Gorge, including views of the western portion of the lake.