What to Know

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 pizza, or just some good ‘ole home cooking, we have the place for you to satisfy your hunger.

Just looking to wet your whistle before you head back out into the desert canyons? Green River offers several establishments for both the family and the lone adventurer. If you have a few moments, have a seat in a local restaurant and enjoy the views of the cliffs or the river.

In a hurry? There are fast food eateries and convenience markets to grab an energy drink, soda or thirst quenching bottles of water on the way back onto the trail. In Green River, nobody goes thirsty.


Grand Junction Regional Airport

(103 miles to Green River)
2828 Walker Field Drive Suite 301
Grand Junction, CO 81506

Salt Lake City International Airport

(187 miles to Green River)
776 North Terminal Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Train Services

Amtrak Station
250 South Broadway
(RR tracks and Green River Avenue)
Great River, Utah 84525

Phone:  1-800-USA-RAIL  (1-800-872-7245)
Website: Amtrak.com
Business Hours:  Unstaffed station.  Passenger pick up and discharge at designated train arrival times of the California Zephyr (Trains #5 & #6).
Description: Tickets can be purchased and issued electronically on line at Amtrak.com or by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL.

Green River is a stop on the historic California Zephyr route.
From the Grand Junction Station take train #5 which departs at 4:10 pm and arrives at 5:58 pm.
From the Salt Lake City Station take train #6 which departs at 4:10 am and arrives at 8:39 am.

Ground Transportation

Grand Junction
Salt Lake City


Arby’s 970 West Main Street (435) 564-3604
Blimpies 370 East Main Street (435) 564-8209
Burger King 1224 East Main Street (435) 564-8539
Chowhound 18 East Main Street (435) 564-3563
Green River Coffee Company 17 East Main Street (435) 564-3411
Melon Vine Deli on Broadway 75 South Broadway (435) 564-3228
Ray’s Tavern 25 South Broadway (435) 564-3511
Tamarisk Restaurant 870 East Main Street (435) 564-8109
West Winds Restaurant 585 East Main Street (435) 564-8240

Grocery Store

Melon Vine Foods 75 South Broadway (435) 564-3228


Western Union
1100 East Main Street
(435) 564-3495
ATM – Silver Eagle Gas Station
370 East Main Street
ATM – Conoco Gas Station
1810 West Main Street
Exit 160 off I-70
ATM – Melon Vine Grocery Store
ATM – Sinclair Gas Station
1085 East Main Street

Post Office/Shipping

Green River U.S. Post Office 80 East Main Street (435) 564-3329 or (800) ASK-USPS
FedEx Drop off at West Winds Truck Stop (435) 564-3495
UPS Drop Off at NAPA by 2pm (435) 564-3413

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