Submitted by Eric Huish
Description: A 2.5 mile road through a Ponderosa forest, past bird
feeders, Two Lakes and ending at the Red Canyon Visitors Center and a stunning
overlook of Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
Directions: Turn off US 191 onto UT 44. A few miles west on 44 you'll see
a sign for the 'Red Canyon Complex'. Turn Right.
Birds: Humming Birds, White-breasted Nuthatch, Evening Grosbeak, Cassin's
Finch, Cedar Waxwing, Rock Wren, Mountain Blue Bird and Bighorn Sheep (not a
Plus: Peregrine Falcon, Dusky Grouse, Clark's
Nutcracker ~ Keith Evans
Other: After turning off UT 44 go .8 miles and turn down to the Red
Canyon Lodge. The Red Canyon Lodge Restaurant stocks bird feeders (Seed and
Hummingbird) out the dinning room window which attract many birds.
You can also pick up a very nice 'Birds of Flaming Gorge Country' Checklist at the
Restaurant. Past the restaurant is East Greens Lake. Much of East Greens Lake is
bordered by Cabins and a campground but there is a trail along the backside of
the lake where you won't be disturbing the lodge guests.
1.3 Miles after turning off UT 44 (.5 miles after the Lodge) you will see West
Greens Lake through the woods on you left. There is a trail around West Greens
Lake which is more 'public friendly' with no cabins or campgrounds and lots of
At the end of the road is the Red Canyon Visitors Center where there are trails
through the forest along the canyon rim overlooking Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
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Red Canyon Overlook |