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Colorado River & Trail Expeditions

241 reviews
Green River, UT, USA
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About Colorado River & Trail Expeditions
Offers the greatest vacations in the world. CRATE has been operated by the original owners for over 40 years. The company is family owned and operated and specializes in working with groups, individuals, couples, and families. CRATE operates its rafting trips with smaller group sizes and considers off-river hiking an important part of Grand Canyon rafting, the rafts are comfortable and not overcrowded. CRATE offers many options with its Grand Canyon rafting tours rangeing from 3-14 days in length and include paddle, rowing, motorized, and raft & ranch options. They offer complete Grand Canyon trips that travel all 277 miles of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon as well as partial rafting trips to or from Lee's Ferry, Phantom Ranch, Diamond Creek and Pearce Ferry.
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Reviewed June 12, 2019

From the captains & crew to the boats, gear and meals...this was an absolutely spectacular trip! Just the right amount of roughing it with the exceptional service by the crew. Ben, Dewey, Eliot and Josh were fantastic...couldn't have picked a better crew if I tried...and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 21, 2019

Our group was amazing. The crew was expert and very accommodating to our needs. The meals were tasty and ample. I enjoyed the waterfall hikes even though I was not in the shape I should have been for a couple of the hikes. The crew...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ojax35
Reviewed May 20, 2019

Fantastic 8-day motorized raft trip on the Colorado in May! Crew takes such good care of us and the food is wonderful. This was my 6th trip with CRATE and I will be going again.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank belleterre2
Reviewed May 20, 2019

Our group of 24 people went on the 8 day raft trip from Lee's Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Grand Canyon. It was the trip of a lifetime! The guides were experts and they worked incredibly hard to ensure we had a great adventure. Thank you...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Wendy F
Reviewed May 20, 2019

Our group rafted the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. It was such a positive experience from reservation to the take-out. Our rafting adventure was so well-coordinated and we felt confident in our delightful crew from the first rapid to the last. Delicious meals, great...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lydiah991
Reviewed May 19, 2019

Fabulous views, information, hiking, food, folks, rafting=a 5-star bucket list completion, but, I want to go again! So much beauty & excitement wrapped into 9 days on the Colorado River with excellent guides that prepared delicious, unique meals! Don't wait another year to make a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Susan C
Reviewed May 19, 2019

We did the May trip on the Green and Colorado river through Canyonlands National Park. Highlight were the rapids in Cataract Canyon and the hiking in the Doll House.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

WOW!!! If you are looking for an exciting, yet relaxing excursion in some of the most beautiful and remote wonders of the world.....LOOK...NO...FURTHER!!! Our friends at CRATE are top notch and won’t leave you disappointed...unless you just aren’t the adventurous type. The crew of always...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank aznealski
Reviewed May 15, 2019

Hello Ill just say, I am hooked on Colorado River and Trail Expeditions. This is my fourth adventure with them. This was a 7 day trip down the Green river to the Colorado and on to Lake Powell. The trip started in Moab airport where...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

27 years ago in April 1992 my wife and I did the Lee's Ferry to Hoover dam expedition. Last year I suggested to our 4 kids (54-47) that it might be interesting to do it again and that I thought they would really like it....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Hello Estera, Difficult question. Both Grand Canyon and Yosemite could easily take a week or more to see. These are large parks with many, many miles of roads and trails. Remember the distance between Grand Canyon and... More
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