Greens Lake Campground is located next to its scenic namesake along Red Canyon Road at an elevation of 7,400 feet. Visitors enjoy canoeing and fishing on the lake and exploring the Red Canyon Rim Trail.
Greens Lake is a small lake for non-motorized watercraft only. It offers great canoeing and fishing for rainbow and brook trout. Red Canyon Lodge sits directly across the lake. Canoe and bike rentals, horseback riding, a restaurant and gift shop are available.
Red Canyon Rim Trail, for hiking and biking, begins at the nearby visitor center, which offers interpretive displays and area information.
The campground offers one group site that can accommodate up to 40 people. Several single family sites are available as well, each with a picnic table and campfire ring. Some sites have lake views and access. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.
The campground lies on the shore of Greens Lake, about 1 mile from beautiful cliffs overlooking Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Lodgepole and ponderosa pines and aspens dot the campground, providing partial shade. Summer wildflowers are plentiful.
Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is known not only for its beautiful red cliffs, but also for its world-class fishing for lake, brown and rainbow trout. Boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and scuba diving are popular activities on the reservoir.
Flaming Gorge Dam offers guided tours of the working hydroelectric plant and the dam itself; The adjacent visitor center contains area history exhibits.
The Green River below the dam provides spectacular rafting opportunities. A trip down the river offers unique geology, outlaw history and Native American rock art.
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Greens lake is a beautiful little spot with a couple of amenities most campgrounds may not have. Yes it has the obligatory vault toilets that smell and are a bit buggy, but hey, its a camping spot. Picnic tables are a nice addition as well, but still standard fair thus far. Trees are ample for some shade and the grounds are clean and well taken care of. Make sure you get firewood from somewhere, because this place is picked clean. One of the gems of all this is the lake, a short walk from any camp spot, you can fish and just enjoy its peace and tranquility. NOW for the best part!!! You are walking distance from Red Canyon Lodge, super great food when you get tired of Hotdogs and Chili, plus horseback riding and beautiful views of the canyon just up the road. Also Flaming Gorge Lodge a bit futher but easy driving distance has another great restaurant and guide services. I am heading back this weekend. Enjoy.
Pleasantly surprised by this campground. Unlike many campground where you are elbow to elbow with your neighbors, this one is very spacious and gives you quite bit of breathing room. Very well kept. Clean and quiet. There are several nearby trails that are easily accessed plus the nearby Red Canyon Lodge where you can fish, rent a paddleboat/canoe, have a bite to eat or ride horses. This campground is about 20 minutes from Flaming Gorge Dam.