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Anglers Delight Resources, Distances and Events

Online Resources

Fishing Guides and Boat Rental Directory

Ashley National Forest

Flaming Gorge National Ranger District
25 West Highway 43
Manila UT 84046

General business directory listings

National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map of Flaming Gorge

Distances from optional starting locations

Cheyenne, WY: 324 miles | 4.75 hours

Denver, CO:  402 miles | 6.25 hours

Boise, ID: 503 miles | 7.75 hours

Las Vegas, NV: 572 miles | 8.75 hours

Albuquerque, NM: 637 miles | 10.75 hours

Reno, NV: 722 miles | 10.75 hours

Events near Flaming Gorge

There are many organized activities to enjoy around Flaming Gorge. Annual dates may change so please check at:

Burbot Bash:  Late-January to early-February

A premier ice fishing tournament. Learn more.

Flaming Gorge Fishing Derby: third weekend in May

Over $50,000 in prizes are awarded. Learn more.

Utah free fishing day: first or second Saturday in June.

On this day no fishing license is required!

Flaming Gorge Freedom Festival: First Saturday in July.

In Dutch John, free fireworks and music.


Junior Rodeo Series in Manila — Monthly all summer

Cow Country Rodeo in Manila — third weekend of July

Airports for private flights

Manila or Dutch John Airports — call 435-784-3154

Local Transportation: No Taxi or Shuttle Services are currently available from the Manila airport. Shuttle service is available from the Dutch John airport from Flaming Gorge Resort.  Contact your hotel or guides for other local transportation options.