Raft Gates of Lodore
4-day Green River Rates:
Child (12 and under): $250.00
2014 Launch Dates:
June 25 (Full), 27
July 4 (Full), 10, 14, 19, 20, 25 (Full)
August 1 (Full), 4 (Full), 7 (Full), 14, 22, 29
Call 800-824-0150 to book.
Gates of Lodore
Four-Day Green River Rafting Trip
Class III Rafting
Four-Day Gates of Lodore Green River rafting trips with Adrift Adventures cover 44 river miles in the heart of Dinosaur National Monument. Start rafting at Gates of Lodore in Colorado and end at Split Mountain Campground in Utah. Encounter beautiful scenery and multiple class III rapids along the way.
- Green River rafting trips depart from Adrift Adventures in Jensen, Utah
- Transportation provided to Gates of Lodore; from Split Mountain Campground
Leave No Trace Camping
This area of Dinosaur National Monument is road-less wilderness, so we bring all food and gear along with us on oar boats and stop at a new camp each night. Guides and guests practice leave no trace camping so if you pack it in, pack it out. Portable toilet systems, privacy tents and hand-washing stations are provided.
Enjoy Delicious Catered Meals
This is not exactly roughing it. Enjoy delicious and nutritious catered meals from first day to last day lunch. Adrift Adventures will provide everyone a profile form to complete and return prior to your trip so that we are made aware of dietary needs and requests. Your guides will prepare meals and clean up, while you relax and enjoy your time in the wilds of Dinosaur National Monument.
Exclusive Group Rafting Trips Available on Gates of Lodore
Exclusive overnight rafting trips are available on Gates of Lodore for parties of six or more and up to 25 participants. Invite who you want and the launch date will be closed off to the public. Please call for special rates and additional dates to start planning your exclusive group rafting trip in Dinosaur National Monument.
To find out more on exclusive overnight whitewater rafting adventures and other specialty rafting trips launching this summer, check our Specialty Overnight Rafting Trips Page here.
Book Your Gates of Lodore Adventure Today
- To book please call: 800-824-0150
- $200/person due at booking to reserve launch date
- Space is limited to 25 participants
- All participants/parent guardian must sign waviers
No Rafting Experience Required on Green River
- Minimum age and weight: six years old and 50 pounds
- Professional guides on every raft
- All rafting equipment provided
- Sleeping bags/pads and tents available for rent
Green River Photos
Find Adventure, Beauty and History Rafting the Green River
Explore this remote, pristine wilderness and find a place of colorful history, spectacular scenery, unique wildlife and fun whitewater. Float through three spectacular canyons – Lodore Canyon, Whirlpool Canyon and Split Mountain Gorge. The rapids are plentiful, yet forgiving for families with young children. Throughout each day your professional river guides will educate you about the history, geology, flora and fauna of the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument as you follow part of John Wesley Powell’s route in his famous expedition of 1869.
GREEN RIVER RAFTING VACATION ITINERARY
Day Prior to Your Rafting Trip:
We encourage you to stop by the Adrift Adventures Rafting Center before 6 PM the day prior to your trip so that you can pick up your waterproof gear bag and meet us. This will allow you to pack the night before your trip starts.
7:30am – Meet at Adrift Adventures Rafting Center, nine miles east of Vernal on US Hwy 40 in Jensen, Utah. Guests are on their own for breakfast prior to meeting Adrift guides. An earlier meeting time can be arranged if you flew into the area. Come with your river bag packed. The shuttle to put-in will depart from the Adrift Adventures Rafting Center. At the river put-in your trip leader will provide a safety orientation before you start rafting through Lodore Canyon. Lunch and dinner are provided. Camp at a road-less wilderness site in the canyon. Lunch and dinner are provided.
Rafting on Green River with chance for optional short hikes to observe wildlife and canyon geology. Run one of the big rapids, Hell’s Half Mile, and camp at a remote beach. Optional hike. Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided.
After breakfast we float out of Lodore into 2,000 ft. deep Whirlpool Canyon and run fun rapids. Great optional hike to waterfall and Indian rock art. Camp in wilds. Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided.
Coffee and breakfast is ready early then we launch on the river and float through the exciting rapids of Split Mountain Gorge. Lunch is also provided. You should arrive at the river trip takeout around 3pm where you are shuttled back to your car at the Adrift Adventures Rafting Center arriving around 4pm.