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The Utah Backcountry Discovery Route, or UTBDR, is a scenic driving route across the state of Utah, from Arizona to Idaho, for dual-sport adventure motorcycles and 4×4 vehicles. This 871 mile long south-north route uses mostly un-paved backroads and will pass through a number of iconic locations including Moab, Valley of the Gods, the Abajo […]
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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 State Park footage starts at 1:51. BTS Shoot for REV’IT! Sports International in Utah from Ron Risman on Vimeo.
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 […]
Green River has traditionally been known as a way-station, a crossing-point, a pit-stop, but this unique village is more than just a place to pause. Like most towns, it has been shaped by many events that have dramatically impacted the shape of the city and its residents. Green River has a rich past full of […]
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 […]
Map of Green River Map of Arches in the San Rafael Swell Map of Pictographs and Petroglyphs in the Area Map for Rockhounds Map of Mines in the San Rafael Swell
1248 E. Main St 435-564-8888 Hours: 24/7 www.super8.com
95 E Main St. 435-564-8435 24/7
690 E. Main 800-537-8674 9am-8pm www.shadyacresrv.com
1740 E. Main St 435-564-3401 Hours: 24/7 www.river-terrace.com
2125 E. Main St. 435-564-8441 Hours: 24/7 www.ramada.com
235 S. 1780 East 435-564-8195 Hours: 8am-9pm www.koa.com
1015 E. Main St. 425-564-3421 Hours: 24/7 www.knightsinn.com
1975 E. Main St. 435-564-3300 Hours: 24/7 ComfortInn.com
60 E. Main St. 435-564-3441 Hours: 24/7
735 E Main St 435-564-3406 Hours: 24/7
570 N Green River Blvd (435) 564-8372 A/OK RV Park website
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1224 E Main Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-8539 Hours of Operation: 7am-9pm Types of Food: Fast Food/Burgers
970 W Main Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-3604 Hours of Operation: 6am-11pm Types of Food: Fast Food/Burgers
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
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
18 E Main Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-3563 Hours of Operation: 8am-9pm Types of Food: Burgers & Pizza Click for Google Map
370 E Main Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-8209 Hours of Operation: 8am-9pm Types of Food: Sandwiches
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
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The area surrounding Green River and in Emery County boasts a large variety of fossils including plants, ammonites, and oysters. Agates are also quite abundant in certain rock units as well as a variety of interesting minerals. There are many different laws in place regarding the collection of rocks and minerals from public areas, so […]
These two magazines have articles of things to do and see in the area of Green River, UT. The images are links to pdfs of the articles.
1710 E Main Street, Green River Utah Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-8109 Website: http://www.tamariskrestaurant.com/ Hours: 7:30am-10pm Types of Food: American/Mexican Click for Google Map
1845 E Main St Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-4439
25 East Main Street Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-3411 Click for Google Maps
States: Colorado and Utah Length: 480.0 mi / 772.5 km Time to Allow: Take ten hours to drive or ten days to enjoy the byway. The Dinosaur Diamond runs through the best land in the world to learn about dinosaurs. Numerous sites are available to the public where bones and tracks are still visible in the ground. Many museums along the way […]
As far back as 7000-9000 B.C., Paleo-Indians hunted large mammals such as Mastodons and Mammoths across southwest Utah. Later inhabitants included the Desert Archaic culture, the Fremont culture, and Ancestral Pueblo People. Due to rich Native American history and culture in the area there are plenty of places to find and to be found that […]
The U. S. Air Force, built the Green River Launch Complex, just outside of Green River, Utah, 1964. It was an annex of the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range. From 1964 to 1973 the U. S. Air Force launched 141 Athena Missiles from the Green River launching area, near the Crystal Geyser as part of research to […]
Welcome to Motel 6 Green River in Green River, Utah Welcome to Motel 6 Green River, Utah conveniently located off the I-70 business loop. Features include outdoor seasonal pool, guest laundry facility, and micro fridge units in select rooms. WIFI in all rooms for an nominal fee. 1860 East Main Street I-70 at Business Loop […]
A Riding School, Rental Stable & Horse Hotel There is no better way yo see this country than from the back of a good horse! Trail Rides Lessons Boarding Green River Stables provides friendly, knowledgeable trail guides, quality riding lessons, safe school horses and excellent stabling facilities. Over the past 30 years, we have helped […]
Hydration is key whether in the desert hiking or even on the river rafting.
This Arch is in the north fork Coal Wash. Coal Wash is is the San Rafael Swell. You will need a jeep or 4 wheeler to get to it. Lat/Long (WGS84) 38° 55.951′ N 110° 48.821′ W
Brandon Semenuk is a professional mountainbike freerider and he found the Book Cliffs in Green River, Utah to ride on. The Youtube video below is of Brandon riding the Book Cliffs.