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Holiday River Expeditions - Utah River Rafting

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Address: 793 S 1500 E, Vernal, UT 84078
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+1 800-624-6323
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Holiday River Expeditions offers several Utah River Rafting vacations. The...

Holiday River Expeditions offers several Utah River Rafting vacations. The Green River rafting trip is a 5 or 6 day trip that features exciting whitewater rapids for all ages. This trip usually includes some hiking to explore ancient Indian ruins and petroglyphs. The San Juan River rafting trip is a 3-day adventure down the exquisite San Juan River where you’ll experience the phenomenon of "sand waves". The Yampa River is the last undammed river in the Colorado River system and this is a 4 or 5 day trip for the intermediate river rafting enthusiast. The Desolation Canyon river rafting vacation is rated "easy" and is available for children as young as five years old. This is a 5 or 6 day river rafting trip through Canyonlands National Park where the scenery is always breathtaking. Adventure seekers will enjoy an abundance of wildlife sightings such as elk, moose and black bear and some great trout fishing. Transportation to and from the river is included in the cost, as well as delicious campfire meals prepared fresh each day.

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Gates of Lodore

We floated down the Green River through the Gates of Lodore from Colorado to Utah. The entire trip was within Dinosaur National Monument and the guides, scenery, geology, and... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
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Oakland, California, United States
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Oakland, California, United States
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We floated down the Green River through the Gates of Lodore from Colorado to Utah. The entire trip was within Dinosaur National Monument and the guides, scenery, geology, and river were fantastic. Food was great. Service great. Price great.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

This was a solo adventure, but I left with lots of new friends! Dinosaur National Monument is gorgeous and now anytime I smell sagebrush, it takes me right back to this trip. The scenery, wildlife, and rafting were truly amazing, but honestly, the food was my favorite part! The guides have some mean culinary skills, and the dishes served were... More 

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Marysville
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

My son, husband and I rafted four days down the Green River with amazing guides and three other fabulous families. It was my first venture west of the Mississippi, and, already, two months later, I am eager to return. All the families on trip adventured with Holiday before so that's quite an endorsement, and it was nice to know what... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Our Lodore trip was absolutely fantastic, and it far exceeded my expectations. This was my second trip with Holiday, and they continue to WOW me with their attention to details, their customer service, and their commitment to safety, conservation, and fun. We did the 4 day Lodore trip with 2 adults and 3 kids (ages 9-16), and everyone had the... More 

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Every aspect of our Holiday River Expedition was exceptional: my son was able to bring his kayak, and loved the chance to run a big western river, while I enjoyed the rapids from a raft, guided by someone with years of experience and expertise in everything about this area, from the geology to the early explorers. Reconnecting with my college-age... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Women's Only Raft Trip - I went on my own and was lucky enough to be part of an amazing group of five guests and two FABULOUS guides. Five days on the river, four nights camping, and hours and hours of fantastic experiences. No men, no makeup, and no stress. Lot of beautiful scenery, delicious food, and communing with nature.... More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife and i celebrated my 50th birthday with the 2 day bike/2 day westwater canyon rafting trip. The experience was excellent. The guides (Josh, Dustin, Jesse, Rocky) were friendly and extremely professional to say the least. We have a great wilderness experience while feeling always safe and in good hands. The food was good and ample to say the... More 

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We went on the 3 night Green river trip which was incredible. The first thing to highlight was the guides, all really uplifting friendly people who clearly knew river really well. There was never a point where I doubted any of their abilities and felt safe at all times. The food was incredible. I didn't know so much was possible... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Great people to work with. The guides were knowledgeable, fun and it was an amazing trip. Whitewater rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, camping under the stars, yoga and meditation along the river, and fantastic food that is made for you!

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

If I could rate this more than five stars I would. This was my third time down Ladore my fourth trip with Holiday River expeditions . I was with Jeff and his family (I echo every word he said about our five spectacular guides...I adopted Dustin as my son) We had a very large group and the guides were just... More 

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