4 Days

Gates of Lodore Rafting

  • Adult /
  • $849
  • Child (12 & under) /
  • $650

Where

Starts at the Gates of Lodore in CO & ends at Split Mountain Campground in UT


Duration

4 Days

44 Miles

Level

Class III Rapids
Beginner/Intermediate Whitewater
Minimum 7 years old and 50 lbs

When

June 28 – September 7, 2019

This four-day rafting trip covers 44 miles of the Green River in the heart of Dinosaur National Monument. Start rafting at the Gates of Lodore in Colorado and end at Split Mountain Campground in Utah. Experience beautiful scenery and multiple class III rapids along the way (there are a couple rapids that at some flows are regarded as Class IV).

  • Green River rafting trips depart from Adrift Adventures in Jensen, Utah
  • Transportation is provided to Gates of Lodore; from Split Mountain Campground

Leave No Trace Camping

This area of Dinosaur National Monument is roadless wilderness, so we bring all food and gear 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.

Catered Meals

Enjoy catered meals starting with day one lunch and ending with day four lunch. Adrift Adventures will provide everyone a profile form to complete and return prior to your trip for dietary needs and requests. Your guides will prepare meals and clean up, while you relax and enjoy your time on the Green River.

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Itinerary

Prior to Trip

  • Each participant or family must complete a Passenger Profile Form and return it at least 2 weeks prior to departure.
  • Tents, sleeping bags and pads are NOT provided, but can be rented (bag and pad-$20; and a two person tent-$25) at the Adrift store. If renting, notification is needed at least two weeks prior to the launch.
  • Please stop by our office before 4 pm the day prior to launch so you can pick-up your dry bag.
  • At the Adrift Headquarters (trip meeting place) you can purchase sunscreen, t-shirts, hats, and water bottles.

Launch Day

7:30am - Meet at Adrift Headquarters 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. Camp at a roadless wilderness site in the canyon. Lunch and dinner are provided.

Day 2

Raft the Green River with 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.

Day 3

After breakfast you 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.

Day 4

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 2:00 pm where you are shuttled back to your car at the Adrift Adventures Rafting Center arriving around 3:00 pm.