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Utah whitewater, Green River

Daggett county, Flaming Gorge Dam to Swallow Canyon boat ramp section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     27 miles
  The nature scenery of Utah and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. If you're coming from Vernal it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, as you can see on the road map further down. The average Utah whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding.
    This stretch of Green River in Utah is 27 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-III section. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but do book a room before you come because
it is a very popular destination. The beautiful Uinta Mountains scenery is an added bonus. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. This section has enough mileage for an overnight trip, so go ahead and pack your camping stuff. This river system is full of great paddling sections, the Flaming Gorge Dam to Swallow Canyon boat ramp section is just one of them. The campgrounds  
here at Green River are pretty good. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places.

Briefly about the general area:
A tremendous location to stop at right next door to Green River is Jackson Draw, and nearby you come across the Little Hole Trail which is a good hiking trail. These mountains rock, just check out all the fun things to do in the Uinta Mountains. Going for a hike on the Lowline Trail is always a perfect adventure. Green River is pretty arid typically. The month of May is the wettest with most of the rain while January is generally the driest month.

Green River, Flaming Gorge Dam to Swallow Canyon boat ramp road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Green River.
 Whitewater Near Green River:
Whitewater Outfitter - Trout Creek Flies, Daggett County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Green River, Daggett County, 12 miles away
      Class I-III - 27 miles long (Flaming Gorge Dam to Swallow Canyon boat ramp)
Green River, Uintah County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 46 miles long (Flaming Gorge to Lodore)
Jones Hole Creek, Uinta County, 20 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4 miles long (National Fish Hatchery to Green River confluence)
Green River, Uintah County, 24 miles away
      Class II-IV - 44 miles long (Canyon of Lodore Colorado to US 40)
Green River, Moffat County, 26 miles away
      Class II-IV - 44 miles long (Gates of Lodore to Split Mountain Campgound)
Whitewater Outfitter - Hatch River Expedition, Uintah County, 29 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - River Runners Transport, Uintah County, 29 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Marinas Near Green River:
Cedar Springs Marina, Dutch John , 16 miles away
 Hotels Near Green River:
Econo Lodge Downtown, Vernal , 29 miles away
BEST WESTERN Dinosaur Inn, Vernal , 29 miles away
Sage Motel, Vernal , 29 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Naples Vernal, Naples , 29 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Vernal, Vernal , 30 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Green River:
Treetop, Dutch John, 1 miles away
Red Creek Campground, Daggett County, 1 miles away
Pugmire Pocket Campground, Daggett County, 1 miles away
 Trails Near Green River:
Little Hole Trail, Daggett , 9 miles away
Lowline Trail, Daggett , 10 miles away
Canyon Road Trail, Sweetwater , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Green River:
Dinosaur National Monument, Dinosaur - CO , 41 miles away
Red Fleet State Park, Utah , 22 miles away
Steinaker State Park, Utah , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Green River:
Trout Creek Flies Green River, Dutch John , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Green River
Flaming Gorge Reservoir, Daggett , 12 miles away

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