The Duchesne River is one of the primary drainages in North Eastern Utah. The river starts in the remote High Uintas and flows South. The river turns east near Duschesne, Utah and flows into the Green just above Desolation Canyon.
In 1952, the Duschesne Tunnel was completed. This water project diverts water from the Duschesne River is diverted into the Provo River basin.
- Uinta Mountains (51 pictures) The Duschesne River starts in the Remote High Uinta Mountains.
- Mirror Lake Highway (167 pictures) The Mirror Lake Highway accesses Mirror Lake, Pass Lake and trails into the upper sections of the Duchesne River in the Uinta Mountains.
- Provo River (107 pictures) The Duschesne Tunnel diverts water from the Duchesne River into the Provo River where it flows into the Great Salt Lake.
- Desolation Canyon (169 pictures) The Duchesne River flows into the Green River Desolation Canyon just above Desolation Canyon.