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Utah whitewater, Green River

Uintah county, Flaming Gorge to Lodore section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     46 miles
  If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so better not forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. This stretch of Green River in Uintah County is 46 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class I-II section of whitewater. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors have a lot of people coming here.
    The wonderful Uintah County scenery and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. Now this is a pretty long section, perfect for a real wilderness adventure. You can pitch
a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The beauty of the Uinta Mountains is a great plus for this river. The Flaming Gorge to Lodore stretch is one of many paddling stretches in this river system. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good places. The starting location is a short drive from Vernal, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that.  
There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car.

Briefly about the general area:
Near Green River you locate Warren Draw which is a tremendous place to explore; you can go for a hike on the Lowline Trail. You just ought to go for the Uinta Mountains. Good hiking is available along the Little Hole Trail. For the duration of the months of summer at Green River highs are regularly in the 80's with overnight lows in the 50's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 30's, and overnight lows all through the winter for Green River tend to be in the 0's.

Green River, Flaming Gorge to Lodore 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:
Jones Hole Creek, Uinta County, 14 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4 miles long (National Fish Hatchery to Green River confluence)
Whitewater Outfitter - Trout Creek Flies, Daggett County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Green River, Daggett County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 27 miles long (Flaming Gorge Dam to Swallow Canyon boat ramp)
Green River, Uintah County, 19 miles away
      Class II-IV - 44 miles long (Canyon of Lodore Colorado to US 40)
Green River, Uintah County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II - 46 miles long (Flaming Gorge to Lodore)
Green River, Moffat County, 22 miles away
      Class II-IV - 44 miles long (Gates of Lodore to Split Mountain Campgound)
Whitewater Outfitter - Hatch River Expedition, Uintah County, 27 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - River Runners Transport, Uintah County, 27 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Hotels Near Green River:
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Naples Vernal, Naples , 27 miles away
Econo Lodge Downtown, Vernal , 27 miles away
BEST WESTERN Dinosaur Inn, Vernal , 27 miles away
Sage Motel, Vernal , 28 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Vernal, Vernal , 28 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Green River:
Treetop, Dutch John, 7 miles away
Indian Crossing, Dutch John, 7 miles away
Red Creek Campground, Daggett County, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Green River:
Lowline Trail, Daggett , 13 miles away
Little Hole Trail, Daggett , 14 miles away
Jones Hole Trail, Uintah , 14 miles away
Red Rock Nature Trail, Uintah , 18 miles away
Hoy Trail, Moffat , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Green River:
Dinosaur National Monument, Dinosaur - CO , 36 miles away
Red Fleet State Park, Utah , 21 miles away
Steinaker State Park, Utah , 26 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Green River:
Trout Creek Flies Green River, Dutch John , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Green River
Flaming Gorge Reservoir, Daggett , 16 miles away

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