River is just a short drive to some of the most spectacular
country anywhere! Arches, Canyonlands and Capitol Reef
are about an hours drive from the center of Green River.
Plus there are numerous state parks, and thousands of
acres of BLM lands surrounding our town. We even have
a golf course in town with a golf pro on hand to help
with that back swing.
the Green River, explore the remote and beautiful San
Rafael Swell or enjoy the many National and State
parks in the area.
River is famous for its world class rafting, boating
and canoeing opportunities. And there is so much more
to thrill and delight you. Book a tour on the rivers through
one of our top notch local River Guide Outfitters. Both
white water rafting or calm floats are options on the
Green and the Colorado Rivers.
a River Rat? Green River is surrounded by millions of
acres of pristine deserts offering many recreational oppportunities.
Whether your preference is Hiking, Backpacking, taking
to the 4x4 trails, Numerous ATV and OHV trails, Horse
back riding, Mountain Bike Trails, Hunting, Golfing and
so much more await you in this Desert Treasure. Our local
land tour guides are on hand to enhance your visit to
these areas, offering interpretive tours to many of the
treasures of our desert.
area is surrounded by the Book Cliffs and the San Rafael
Swell. Here you will find red cliffs, deep canyons, panoramic
views, fantastic sunsets, a cold water geyser, petroglyphs
and pictographs, a sandy beach, a river of rapids and
calm floats, dinosaur tracks, old mining ruins, the outlaw
trail used by Butch Cassidy and his Wild Bunch, and so
much more. We also have a great 9 hole golf course at
the Green River State Park which is being expanded to
18 holes in the near future.
River has over 600 motel rooms, 300 camping spots at our
4 campgrounds, as well as numerous restaurants, taverns
and a private club to accomodate your needs. You will
save a bundle on your accomodations and meals when you
choose to make Green River your South Eastern Utah Destination
over Moab. Lodging rates in Green River run anywhere from
$25-$150 per night with an average of $50.
are easily accessed by Amtrak, chartered air service,
Greyhound Bus Lines, and Interstate 70. Shuttle Services
are available to pick you up and drop you off at either
the Bus or Train Station