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Don Hatch River Day Expeditions

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Address: Vernal, UT 84078
Phone Number: +1 435-789-4316
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Great time and great guide!

We went on the Split River float with Tyler. He was a great guide and made our first white water rafting adventure one we will always remember! My two boys (7 and 10) had a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on the Split River float with Tyler. He was a great guide and made our first white water rafting adventure one we will always remember! My two boys (7 and 10) had a blast. We were also pleasantly surprised by the lunch provided by the company! It was a delicious spread especially since we were in the middle... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked via OARS for a 4 day Green River rafting trip. Took my 2 boys (ages 9 & 10) who had never camped or rafted. This was hands down the BEST trip ever (kids exact quote). Our guides were engaging, entertaining and professional. The actual trip was stunning and a blast! Only possible suggestion is to offer some alternative meal... More 

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Irvine, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Professional & fun guides Garrett, Matthew & Tyler made our Split Mountain river adventure exceptional ! Had an absolute blast paddling the river, getting splashed in the rapids, playful water fights, incredibly breathtaking scenery, educational as we learned so much history while having fun, a hearty lunch and even provided for my son's dietary needs (gluten free) at no extra... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don Hatch's Split Mountain River trip was a fun adventure through amazingly beautiful scenery. Our guide,Garrett made it interesting by sharing history & geology info. The Green River provided enough white-water rapids to keep it exciting, with calm stretches for relaxing & swimming. We even got to see a Blue Heron and a small herd of Mountain Sheep. Great experience... More 

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a terrific time on our 4-day/3-night, adults only Gates of Lodore rafting trip over the Fourth of July with Don Hatch/O.A.R.S. In addition to the rafts, single and double duckies and a stand-up paddleboard were available during much of the trip. The crew was very safety conscious, personable, accommodating, and knowledgeable about area ecology and history. A special... More 

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Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time with Garth as our guide. He really knows and loves the area. Lunch was good and I felt like our guides were very safety-conscious and responsible. The side trips to petroglyphs and the outlaw cave were interesting. We would probably have never seen or known about the cave on our own. There were one or... More 

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Glen Ellen, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently returned from the 4 day Gates of Lodore trip and it was absolutely fantastic. I would highly recommend OARS Don Hatch Expeditions. They were extremely attentive to safety and making sure the guests were always well cared for. The food which was all prepared by the crew was delicious and plentiful. The scenery was spectacular. The rafting was... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don Hatch offers a variety of rafting trips. We went on the all day rafting trip on the Green River. It was a wonderful experience! The part of the river we paddled was class II-III. The ripples were swift and the rapids were challenging. The guides gave us clear and concise directions before we got on the river. Each raft... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our first whitewater rafting. I am glad that we were with this company. They did everything right. They explained everything clearly before the rafting. I was very anxious to book Split Mountain Canyon Green River, class II-III rapids for our "debut". But right after our "entrance exam" the first rapids Moonshine rapids, my anxiety lifted away. We enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have done the Green River a couple of times and have also rafted on the Snake River outside of Jackson Hole, WY, but this day trip experience was the best ever! It takes a bit of time to get everyone ready as you gather inside town, and then you bus to the launch. On the way, you get a... More 

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