River Rafting Round-up!

Posted On
Aug 19, 2017

Green River

The Green River is 730 miles long, flowing through Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. It is the biggest tributary of the Colorado River, The Confluence of these two rivers is a remarkable sight and the combined flow creates remarkable speed and power creating a world-class stretch of white water known at Cataract Canyon.

 

Gates of Lodore

Days 4-5

Recommended age 8

Rapids- class II & III

Bonus- Spectacular side hikes and Indian Ruins

 

Split Mountain

Days 1-2

Recommended age - 6

Rapids- class II & III

 

Section A-B

DIY – Rent a raft and all the gear from Flaming Gorge Resort, they will shuttle you just below the Flaming Gorge Dam and then pick you up 7 miles downriver at a designed time. Did you know this section of Green River is one of the best tailwater flyfishing destinations in the west.

 

Desolation Canyon

Days 4-6

Recommended age -5

Rapids- Class II & III

Bonus – shuttle to boat launch involves an epic scenic flight over the river.

 

Labyrinth Canyon

Days 4-5

Recommended age -4

Rapids- I

Bonus – May get to see Crystal Geyser erupt

 

Yampa River

Days 4-5

Recommended age - 8

Rapids- Class III-IV

Bonus - Only undamed & free flowing river in Utah.

 

Colorado River

Did you know - The mighty Colorado River supplies water for 30 million people and is one the most contested, recreated-on and controlled rivers on earth, flowing a total of 1,450 miles from its headwaters in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado to the Sea of Cortez in northwestern Mexico. 

Westwater Canyon

Days-1-3

Recommended age - 8

Rapids-Class III-V

Bonus known as “The West’s Best Short Whitewater Trip”

 

Cataract Canyon

Days-4-6

Recommended age - 8

Rapids- III-V

Bonus- Best for hikes in Canyonlands National Park.

 

Fisher Towers

Days- 1-3

Recommended age - 4

Rapids- I & II

Bonus- Best for families with young children.

 

San Juan River

Days-1-6

Recommended age - 4

Rapids- I & II

Bonus – Best for petroglyphs and ancestral sites

 

Looking for just an afternoon adventure close to Salt Lake City?

 

Provo River

Days - 2- hour to half day

Recommended age - 3

Rapids- I

Bonus- combine this adventure with a train ride on the Heber Valley Railroad

 

Weber River

Days- 2 hour to half day

Recommended age - 3

Rapids- I

Bonus- You can also float this river on a tube

 

Sevier River

Days ½ day

Recommended age - 5

Rapids- II & III

Stop by Big Rock Candy Mountain Resort for one of their guided trips!

 

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Multi-Day Guided Trips, Provo River, Green River, Colorado River, River Trips, San Juan RIver, Provo, Moab, Southeast Utah

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