Ray's Tavern

Ray’s Tavern

25 South Broadway
Green River, UT
(435) 564-3511

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Ray’s Tavern is famous for it’s charbroiled steaks, pork chops, chicken and hamburgers.

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Ripely’s Believe It Or Not

A citizen of Green River was given this newspaper clipping from a family member from a Philadelphia newspaper. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not was able to be contacted and they found that it was published on December 30, 1990. The caption reads, “In Green River, Utah, there is a 25-ft-long wooden building shaped like a watermelon that is center point to the annual Watermelon Day festival.

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City of Green River, UT

Green River History

 

Green River MapWelcome to Green River! We hope you enjoy your stay and that you were able to see and do all the incredible things there are in and around Green River.

This sleepy little town is nestled at the feet of the Book Cliffs, 80 miles from the border of Colorado on I-70.

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Crystal Geyser

Crystal Geyser

Crystal Geyser 2Crystal Geyser is about 9 miles from Green River.

Crystal Geyser is a rare example of a cold water carbon dioxide driven geyser; geothermal activity does not play a role in the activity of the geyser. The ground water near the geyser has significant quantities of dissolved carbon dioxide, along with substantial underground gas accumulations in the surrounding area. Saturation of the aquifer with CO2 creates enough pressure to force groundwater through the geyser and out on to the surface.

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John Wesley Powell River History Museum

John Wesley Powell River History Museum

Situated on the banks of the famous Green River, the J.W. Powell Museum is a showcase of the trials and tribulations of the expeditions of Powell as he attempted to explore and record the geology and geography of the area. The museum also covers pre-history and has exhibits about the more current river runners.

For more information visit the John Wesley Powell River History Museum website.

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38° 59.630′ N
110° 8.458′ W

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Robbers Roost Motel

The Robbers Roost is positioned between the Colorado, Green, and Dirty Devil Rivers in Utah lies a wild stretch of land that became known as Robbers’ Roost. The area afforded hundreds of hiding spots and was difficult to penetrate, as the only easy access is via the mouth of the Dirty Devil River.

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Green River State Park

Green River State Park

Utah DNR LogoRest under a canopy of cottonwood trees or accept the challenge of a nine-hole golf course on the banks of the Green River. Annual events include the 184-mile Friendship Cruise and Melon Days.

The park is also a popular starting point for boaters adventuring through Labyrinth and Stillwater canyons. There is information about Labyrinth Canyon that you should know if you’re planning a float trip; you will also need the Labyrinth Canyon Non-commercial River Trip Permit.

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Green River Golf Course

Green River Golf Course

Utah DNR LogoGreen River State Park golf course is a golf oasis on the banks of the Green River, with the Book Cliffs towering in the distance. The elevated tees and greens add character to a leisurely round of golf. The course offers fairways lined with mature cottonwood trees and water hazards from the meandering Green River. Surrounded by natural wonder, this nine-hole classic was designed to challenge the experienced player, but remain playable to newer golfers.

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