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Flaming Gorge Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Green River

Flaming Gorge Info
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Put In:  Spillway Boat Ramp, 1/2 mile below dam
Take Out:  Swallow Canyon boat ramp
Difficulty:  Class I , Class II , Class III
Gradient:  10.5/ft per mile between the dam and Red creek
Run Length:  23.5 Miles
Current Streamflow:  1280 cfs @ 12/14/2016 11:30 AM - GREEN RIVER NEAR GREENDALE, UT, reading taken from USGS
Streamflow Comments:  varies directly with dam releases, lower in the morning higher in the afternoon
Season Comments:  June, July, August
Primary Season:  June July and August are best
Permit:  no permit needed
Hazards:  rocky when low
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  forest service for current guidlines call (435-784-3445) or guidlines link
Wilderness:  yes
Camping on River:  no camping is allowed between dam and one mile below little hole boat ramp
Location:  In the Canyon Country (UT), 230 miles northwest of Denver

Towns near Flaming Gorge Kayaking

Green River Utah
Moab Utah
Park City Utah
Price Utah
Vernal Utah

Other Resources

Canyon Country Kayak Clubs
  • U of Utah Outdoor Recreation Program
  • Utah Whitewater Club
  • Conservation Organizations
  • Glen Canyon Institute
  • Virgin River Runners' Coalition