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From the high desert to the shores of Lake Flaming Gorge, the landscapes of Southwest Wyoming were meant to be explored. Whether you’re planning a family-friendly tubing trip along the Green River or a high-adrenaline day at the state’s top single-track trails, Rock Spring and Green River offer plenty of adventure rentals to help you experience the area all year long.
One of the best places to fish for trophy-worthy trout in Sweetwater County is the expansive Lake Flaming Gorge, located south of Rock Springs and Green River. With bait, fishing rod rentals, and guided fishing trips, the Green River Fly and Tackle Shop at Flaming Gorge Resort is a must-visit on any Wyoming fishing trip. If you’re looking for more fishing guides and charters, you can also visit Buckboard Marina, Cedar Springs Marina, or Trout Creek Flies.
Cool off in Sweetwater County with a leisurely float ride on the Green River. Expedition Island in the town of Green River has a whitewater park with both family-friendly and rigorous routes for kayaking, paddle boarding, and tubing. Visit White Mountain Lumber for watercraft rentals, including kayaks, inner tubes, stand-up paddleboards, and multi-person rafts.
If you’re looking for a paddling adventure on Lake Flaming Gorge, kayak and paddleboard rentals are available at Flaming Gorge Resort, Trout Creek Flies, Dutch John Resort, Red Canyon Lodge, and Cedar Springs Marina.
Boating is a popular summer activity when visiting Southwest Wyoming and Lake Flaming Gorge. From unique overnight experiences renting a houseboat to short day trips renting a pontoon or ski boat, the area’s various marinas provide convenient boat rentals to enjoy the water. Check out Lucerne Valley Marina, Buckboard Marina, or Cedar Springs Marina for all your boating needs.
Wilkins Peak Trail system is home to some of the top single-track trails in all of Wyoming and offers a variety of trails for all skill levels. With views of nearby buttes and the mighty Green River, you won’t want to skip out on a ride here. Visit the Bike & Trike in Rock Springs for mountain bike rentals, equipment, or a tune-up if you already have a bike.
For more biking options, the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area also offers plenty of stunning trails. Mountain bike rentals are available at the Red Canyon Lodge.
When the snow falls, Southwest Wyoming becomes a destination for nordic adventures, including cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Explore scenic trails in Flaming Gorge Country or the historic South Pass mining area. Snowshoe and ski rentals are available at Flaming Gorge Resort and Red Canyon Lodge.
When it comes to off-road adventure, Sweetwater County is home to countless miles of dirt roads to explore, but having the right equipment is vital. Check out the variety of off-road vehicles Rockin Rollin Rentals has to offer. In addition to off-road vehicles, they have paddleboards, sandboards, inflatable rafts, and so much more!