Little Wild Horse – 8 hours

  Hike the the most popular route in the San Rafael Swell, the Little Wild Horse and Bell Slot Canyon loop. This 8 mile, moderately difficult route is suitable for persons with good physical ability and offers spectacular windows into the Swell’s time sculpted rock strata. This hike will take approximately 6-8 hours, be sure …

Moonshine Wash – 5 hours

  Tucked away, deep in the San Rafael desert, Moonshine Wash is a secluded and sinuous slot canyon of moderate difficulty. To complete the trip in it’s entirety some bouldering is required, this includes traversing 5-10ft. drops. Named after an illegal, prohibition era alcohol still, remnants of a colored past can be found throughout the …


This rock formation is called Nefertiti do to the resemblance to the Egyptian Queen Nefertiti. Many one-day rafters put in at Nefertiti Rapids, travel down the Green River and then take out at Swasey’s Beach. For a fun day in the sun, take a trip down the Green River!

Goblin Valley

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Monument Hill

In his 89th year Herbert Steiner of Seattle, Washington, felt to commission international land artist Andrew Rogers of Australia to create land art on his property near Green River, Utah. Herbert came to love Green River, Utah and the Book Cliffs area after he retired from teaching school and traveled the country on Amtrak. He spent …

Mileage Charts

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The Outlaw Trail

The Outlaw Trail was a large section of nearly two hundred miles. The Trail includes the area of Robbers Roost, Brown’s Hole and Hole-in-the-Wall. It was the refuge and hideout for Butch Cassidy’s gang from the 1880’s until the early 1900’s. It was easy to hide there because of the many canyons and draws to …


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Green River

Make Green River your home base for fun and adventure. Green River, Utah is your hub of activity for you and your family to go sight seeing, hiking, biking, atv or dirt bike riding, swimming, fishing, golfing, horseback riding and much more. Come explorer the spectacular rock face of the the San Rafael Swell, the …

Desert Flavors

We offer homemade ice cream, gelato, illy expresso, baked goods, cold drinks and shakes! We also have free WiFi, TV, music and a comfy lounge area to enjoy it all! Come see us soon!

Where to Eat

A long day on the Green River, roaming the canyons and trails of the majestic Book Cliff Mountains, or fossil hunting at the Cleveland Lloyd dig site can up a might appetite. The City of Green River offers several restaurants to satisfy even the greatest appetite. Whether it’s a world class burger, a generously sized …


970 W Main Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-3604 Hours of Operation: 6am-11pm Types of Food: Fast Food/Burgers

La Veracruzana

125 W Main Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-3257 Hours of Operation: 7am-10pm Types of Food: Mexican (Few American Sandwiches) Click for Google Map


969 W Main Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-3531 Hours of Operation: 7am-9pm Types of Food: Sandwiches/Subs, Pizza and Soup

Melon Vine Deli

80 S. Broadway Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-3228 Hours of Operation: Winter: 8am-7pm; Summer: 8am-8pm Types of Food: Full Line Grocery, Beer Click for Google Map

Chow Hound

18 E Main Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-3563 Hours of Operation: 8am-9pm Types of Food: Burgers & Pizza Click for Google Map

West Winds Restaurant

585 E Main St. I-70B Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-8240 Hours of Operation: 24hrs/day (except: day before – day after Christmas) Types of Food: American/Mexican Click for Google Map

Fossil Point – 2 hours

This adventure takes you to the site of dinosaur bones that date as far back as the Jurassic Era, 145 million years ago. The road to Fossil Point is accessible by most cars except after storms when the road turns to mud. Begin your journey in Green River driving south on Broadway. At the fork, …

Sego Canyon – 3 hours

From Green River, head east on Interstate 70. After 22.4 miles on the interstate, take exit 187. Head north through the town of Thompson Springs. Ancient rock art is located on both sides of the canyon about 3.5 miles north of town. After viewing the historic rock art, head north on Sego Canyon Road. After …