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3-Day Colorado River Rafting Trip through Westwater Canyon

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    What to Expect
    Itineraries can vary widely from one trip to the next based on group desires, Mother Nature, and courtesy for other groups on the river. The typical itineraries below illustrate a 3-day trip through Westwater Canyon on the Colorado River.

    Day 1:  Meet at Green River, Utah headquarters at 8:00 am before a 2-hour drive to Loma. First, float leisurely through the desert scenery of Ruby Canyon, and for those interested, inflatable kayaks provide an opportunity to experience the river on your own. Hike up Rattlesnake Canyon to see a variety of desert plants and wildlife, then camp at Black Rocks, where 1,000-year-old black schist – a type of metamorphic rock – provides an unusually rugged and beautiful setting for your campsite.

    Day 2:  Spend plenty of time peacefully floating on calm waters and more time in the inflatable kayaks before reaching Westwater Ranger Station. This is where the river enters the steep, narrow canyons that give Westwater its nickname: “the Little Grand Canyon”. Small rapids begin to materialize along the otherwise quiet stretches of the Colorado River here. Set up camp at one of the many beaches within Westwater Canyon.

    Day 3:  Gear up for rapids on the final day of the trip. Raft down Hunter’s, Funnel Falls, Surprise, and Skull Rapid, and glimpse bald eagle, great blue heron, and snowy egret habitats along the way. Finally, take a short drive back to Green River.
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    Departure Point
    2075 E Main St, Green River, UT 84525, USA
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    3 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Transportation to and from the River from our Green River Headquarters
    • Life Jackets and River bags
    • All meals and beverages starting with lunch on day one and ending with lunch on day three.
    • Guides, permits and rafting adventure
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Camping gear. You can rent camping gear from us for $65 or $40
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 8 years
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 17 July 2019

    We just got done with the 3 day trip. I was very impressed with how professional the guides were especially with half the group being under 18 with some small kids. You have to know what you are doing when you have kids on big...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Byron B
    Reviewed 21 June 2019

    Holiday River Expeditions has a really nice vibe going on. The guides are all about making an experience out of a river journey, not just whitewater thrills. My favorite touch was that they brought along a curated library in an ammo can including Edward Abbey's...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Amy B
    Reviewed 21 September 2018

    The choice of location was excellent, the food great and the guides were sublime. I love these guys and can’t say enough great things about them. Totally satisfied!

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Warren S
    Reviewed 18 August 2018

    This was the BEST rafting adventure we have ever done. Dustin,Nick,Erica and Travis were beyond words .... Excellent!!! They made us all feel like one big family right from the start. The food was excellent and plentiful and the campsite sites were great. Day 3...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank Karen H
    Reviewed 25 July 2018

    The best review I can give is to say I will absolutely be back. The guides were incredible. They had so much knowledge about all kinds of things that we encountered while on the river. Geology, wildlife, weather conditions... The food was amazingly great. I...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    Thank Judi B
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