While on our summer vacation to the Vernal area, we drove up to see Flaming Gorge. It was a scenic drive. The road from Vernal to Flaming Gorge is educational, too. As you drive past rock formations, signs tell you which geologic era the formation is from and what fossils are likely found in it.
We checked out the dam and the visitor's center. We didn't spend too long. We could have taken the dam tour, but didn't have time.
For some reason I didn't take very many pictures. Here's one of the two I took: