Hoff's Aliner Travels
A Travel Blog for US and Canadian Parks with Geological Notes

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
Flaming Gorge was named by John Wesley Powell who led a team who first traveled down the Grand Canyon in wooden boats.
Red Canyon in Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is 1,700 feet deep and about 4,000 feet wide.
The foundation of the Flaming Gorge Reservoir reservoir is a steep-sided narrow canyon composed of siliceous sandstone and hard quartzites inter-bedded with softer shales, siltstones, and argillites.


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