Desolation Canyon Rafting
Explore the Wonders of Desolation Canyon and Green River
With its outstanding sceneries and spectacular geologic formations, Desolation Canyon provides the perfect course for adventure-seekers and nature lovers. This scenic destination is a Registered National Historic Landmark that offers excitement and relaxation in one. There's plenty of action to experience, whether you love to hike or face the rapids of the Green River.
Desolation Canyon provides the perfect retreat and outdoor experience for the entire family. The canyon has over 60 Class II and III rapids that both children and adults can traverse. The best thing about this destination is you can explore off-river attractions, find ancient rock art panels, and get closer to nature, making your trip extra memorable.
Make the Most of Your Desolation Canyon Trip with CRATE
When it comes to Green River rafting at Desolation Canyon, Colorado River & Trail Expeditions has you covered. We will provide you the adventure of a lifetime and arrange the best itinerary for your group. Whether you're a first-time rafter or someone who prefers a greater challenge, our river expeditions will provide the ultimate outdoor experience for your getaways.
Multi-Generational Rafting Trips
It's hard to find a vacation that everyone in the family can enjoy. With Colorado River & Trail Expeditions, this won't be a problem. Our Green River rafting trip is perfect for everyone – children and teens, parents, and even grandparents. Our staff will plan all aspects of your trip to accommodate everything you need, from meals to rafting equipment. We can arrange your transport for your rafting expeditions, whether by charter flights or car transport.
With our multi-generational rafting trips, you can get the whole family together and make the most of your vacation.
River Rafting Adventures for Children
Research shows that engaging children in outdoor activities can be a great way to relieve stress and avoid mental disorders, such as ADD and depression. Colorado River & Trail Expeditions will bring your children closer to the wilderness and Utah's natural wonders with our river expeditions. We offer discounted rates and special packages for young explorers and rafters.
Learning Experience for Everyone
Green River rafting isn't only about the thrill and adrenaline rush; Colorado River & Trail Expeditions offers Earthway Education Expeditions to provide an in-depth learning experience for vacationers. We have different programs that cover different topics on ecology and personal environmental ethics. It can also serve as a journey for self-discovery, and provide a deeper appreciation for nature, as you paddle the raft downstream. We recommend this expedition for groups, schools, summer camps, and families.
Gluten-Free River Trips
For vacationers who have special diets, Colorado River & Trail Expeditions can arrange river trips with gluten-free meals and snacks. Our staff will gladly provide a menu that suits your preferences—if you have specific food requests, we'll do our best to accommodate your meal plans.
Book Your River Expedition
Experience the unique wonders of the great outdoors and create a lifetime's worth of memories with our Green River rafting expedition. Contact us today to book your river trip.
We look forward to planning your expedition.
Desolation Canyon - Green River WildernessMeet in Green River, Utah
The standard transportation package for Desolation Canyon expeditions includes an amazing scenic charter flight from Green River to Sandwash to begin the river trip. The cost of the flight ($135) will be added to your account balance when we confirm your reservation. Other transportation arrangements are possible. Please contact us for more information.
CURRENTLY AVAILABLE: Aug. 5-9
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Our 18-foot row rafts accomodate 4-5 passengers plus the guide who rows the boat.
Inflatable Kayaks turn a mild rapid into a wild one. Our fleet of inflatable kayaks make Desolation Canyon trip a top pick for multi-generational trips. There is plenty of fun and excitement or relaxation for all ages.
Our Paddle Rafts hold 6-8 passengers plus a guide who steers the raft.
To many people the off-river hiking is as spectacular as the river corridor itself. We specialize in off-river hiking on all of our river expeditions. We are certain you will see places on our expeditions most river travelers miss.
Upon arrival, each participant will be given a large water-proof bag for clothing and personal items. Another water-proof bag will contain your provided sleeping bag, foam Paco Pad, and a large plastic ground tarp. Our water-proof bags are 30 inches high and have a diameter of 14 inches.
Each participant will also receive an ammo can. It is always readily accesible during the day and is the best place to keep sunscreen, cameras, notebooks, etc.
Our Kitchen includes everything we need to make delicious food. Dutch Ovens, Fire Pans, Propane Stove, Tables, and Drink Coolers. Our boats carry everything we need for the entire trip.
Our sleep kit includes a fresly laundered sleeping bag. Our sleeping bags are made in the USA by Wiggy Inc. Wiggy also makes sleeping bags for the US Airforce.
We supply tents from Kelty & ALPS, but generally the night sky is so spectacular that most people want to sleep out under the stars.
We supply camp chairs on all of our rafting expeditions.
A handwash device is set-up at lunch and in camp. It is mandatory for guests to wash hands before meals and after using the bathroom.
One of our toilets is always enclosed by a roomy yellow tent. It allows privacy as well as a place to change your clothes.
Our specially designed toilet makes the fear of using camp toilets go away. It is the most sanitary and clean toilet ever to be used on an outdoor expedition. It has a fly proof lid and utilizes a special chemical along with specially designed plastic bags that allow it to be set-up clean everyday. It has the ability to hold solid waste as well as urine. Along with the toilet, Lysol and toilet paper are always located inside the tent.
Speak To A Desolation Canyon Expert
We've done our best to design a website that is informative and easy to use, but we realize you may still have some questions. If that's the case, please call our office and get the information you need right away. Our staff is friendly and knowledgeable. They have been on all of the river trips offered by our company and can speak to you from experience. You won't have to press a sequence of buttons, and there's even a good chance one of our owners will answer the phone directly and assist you.
Our office hours are Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. We also check for messages over the weekend. Call us at (800) 253-7328
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