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Don Hatch River Expeditions

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Wonderful trip

I loved my trip on the Yampa river this past May. I had the best time. Food was delicious... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristin B
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Everything I had hoped for

My trip through the Gates of Ladore with Oars could not have been any better. This was a bucket... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karen F
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Prescott, Arizona
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221 N 400 E, Vernal, UT 84078-1719
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved my trip on the Yampa river this past May. I had the best time. Food was delicious, scenery amazing, and the best guides ever. My friends and I had so much fun we've already booked a trip to return and do Gates of...More

Thank Kristin B
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear you and your friends had fun rafting on the Yampa River with Malcolm, Robin, James, Josh, Stuart, Zac, and Jon! We look forward to having you join us on the Green River and want to thank you for posting this review of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My trip through the Gates of Ladore with Oars could not have been any better. This was a bucket list item for me and I am so glad that I chose this company. Our six guides were incredible. Our leader Kyle was very organized and...More

Thank Karen F
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review and photos of your Green River through the Gates of Lodore rafting trip, Karen! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your adventure and hope you'll join us again!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I did this trip with my 28 year old daughter. First rafting and canyon trip ever. We are from Wisconsin, Scenery was breath taking, jaw dropping. Weather was perfect. Staff fun, knowledgeable, entertaining, helpful, and hard working. Equipment was perfect. Camping out was a blast...More

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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for posting this positive review of your first rafting and camping trip, Dan. So glad you enjoyed the adventure enough to do it again next year!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I had never gone rafting before and this was a great first time trip the first of August. The staff was great, the food was awesome and the new friends were even better. The scenery is beautiful and some wildlife too. And of course relaxing.

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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thanks for choosing us for your first whitewater rafting adventure! Happy to hear you enjoyed the trip! Thank you for sharing your experience with others and for the nice review.

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time on the Green River Split Canyon Day trip. Got to see some blue herons, bighorn sheep, historic petroglyphs, and some very interesting rock formations - all while having a wonderful time navigating some Class II and III rapids! In addition, a...More

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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

We appreciate you taking time to write this review and thank you for rafting with us on the Green River! Glad you were able to experience wildlife, history and geology along with fun whitewater!

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

So rafting is really big in this area and it’s a must do when you’re around. But don’t go with some of the other companies that offer trips. This trip is the real deal and you will love all the small perks that come with...More

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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for the nice review, for being a loyal rafter with us and trusting our company for your kid's first rafting trip, countryriver563! We're glad your family had a great time and hope you'll join us again soon!

Reviewed July 31, 2018

We took our 7 year old on the 4-day rafting trip through the Gates of Lodore, and he loved every minute of it! We will cherish the memories of this trip! Our guides were incredible! Each one contributed to the trip in their own unique...More

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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

So glad to hear you enjoyed your family rafting adventure on the Green River, jacobsj13! We appreciate you taking time to leave this review and hope you'll join us again in the future!

Reviewed July 26, 2018

Wonderful guides and local staff. Horrible remote administrative support and billing that undermines the onsite experience. I particularly recommend against large groups where exposure to administrative problems is greatest.More

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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Marcus, thank you for posting a review of your booking experience. We're sorry to hear the reservation process did not meet with your expectations. Although you didn't raft with us, we’re glad to hear the group you arranged the trip for enjoyed the guides and...More

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

From the 7 pm meeting the day before to seeing the boat ramp at the end of the last day, this trip was fantastic. Jon and the crew never stopped doing things to make this rafting trip a pleasure. Their knowledge and love of this...More

1  Thank Stuart K
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

So great to hear you enjoyed whitewater rafting and eating with us on the Green River! Thank you for the review and for recommending us to others, Stuart!

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Just landed from the best trip ever! This exciting whitewater rafting trip was full of great memories I will always treasure ! The guides were so professional, personable and fun ! This is a well organized tour! Casey made the kids feel right at home...More

1  Thank Dianne A
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

We're thrilled you consider your rafting adventure on the Green River with us your "best trip ever!" Thank you for the nice review, Dianne!

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