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Dinosaur River Expeditions

2279 N Vernal Ave, Vernal, UT 84078-2702
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Grand Day Out!

My wife and I had the opportunity to spend the weekend in Vernal, so we decided to take a day trip... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kevin C
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Clearfield, Utah, United States
Great trip!

We had a great time on the Yampa. We went ofr 4 nights and 5 days. The views were spectacular... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine C
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Dinosaur River Expeditions has been a leader in white water rafting trips since 1979. We are proud to be the only locally owned and operated outfitter in Vernal, Utah. We offer RIVER RAFTING adventures on premier COLORADO RIVERS and UTAH RIVERS.The trips we offer are on the GREEN RIVER through the Gates of Lodore Canyon and the YAMPA RIVER. The one day river rafting trip is in the Flaming Gorge Recreation Area. Our WHITE WATER RIVER RAFTING trips are all inclusive, we provide the necessary safety gear, guides, transportation do all of the cooking and give you an all around excellent trip. If you are looking for an incredible raft trip in Dinosaur National Monument we are your outfitter.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2279 N Vernal Ave, Vernal, UT 84078-2702
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I had the opportunity to spend the weekend in Vernal, so we decided to take a day trip with Dinosaur River Expeditions. What a great experience. Jen was super helpful at the check in and our guides (Aiden and Cody) were thoroughly...More

Thank Kevin C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time on the Yampa. We went ofr 4 nights and 5 days. The views were spectacular. The boat "men" (2 women) were very knowledgeable, and lots of fun. The food was terrific!

Thank Christine C
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Tyler C, Owner at Dinosaur River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Christine, Thank you for the excellent review. We are glad you had a great trip. We hope to see you on the river again in the near future. Tyler

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trip with competent, knowledgeable, friendly guides. As a long-time private boater, I appreciated a commercial trip that preserves the river-rat culture of private trips. Good food, interesting side hikes, geology, etc. I do not know who gets the credit for great weather and no...More

Thank JimTSF
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Tyler C, Owner at Dinosaur River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are excited you had a great trip. Not sure who we thank for the lack of bugs and the great weather but I am sure it helped make your trip special. It is always nice to hear such great compliments from a fellow rafter....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time with Dinosaur River Expeditions. Our entire family, from ages 5 to 62, enjoyed themselves. The business is organized and our guides were very friendly, and really great with our children.More

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Tyler C, Owner at Dinosaur River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love having families on our trips and our guides really do enjoy taking children rafting and showing them the beauty and excitement of the river. Thank you for the kind review and we hope to see you on the river again some day soon....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best rafting trip ever. Guides were very professional and knowledgeable. We have never been fed so well as we were on our five days on the river. We totally recommend them if you want the experience of a lifetime. We'll be back!! Tom and Theresa

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Tyler C, Owner at Dinosaur River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Tom and Theresa, Thank you for the kind review. We are happy you had such a great trip. Hope you had safe travels home and we look forward to seeing you again on a future trip. Thank you again for joining us. Tyler and Jen

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day trip on the Green River and wish it had been longer. We chose to be in an oar-driven raft and enjoyed the luxury of sitting back and riding mostly gentle white water while viewing the gorgeous scenery around us. We...More

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Tyler C, Owner at Dinosaur River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are happy you had a great day. We agree that it is really nice to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery while rafting down the Green River. If you ever make it back to Vernal look us up for a 4 or 5 day...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing, fun and exciting river trip on the Green River. Joey was an excellent guide. He had so many fun facts along the way. He also made the most out of the rapids. We went with complete strangers& by the end were all...More

Thank Nancy D
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Tyler C, Owner at Dinosaur River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Nancy, Thank you for the kind review. We are glad you had such a great day. We are fortunate to have Joey and all of our staff guiding our trips. They love their job and try hard to pass along that passion to our guests....More

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

Just finished a 4-day Gates of Lodore trip with Dinosaur River Expeditions. The whole experience was amazing! I took my 9-year-old son and 8-year-old nephew and they had a BLAST! Our group included a wide range of ages, from seniors to young kids. The guides...More

Thank Geoff L
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

This trip was one of the most amazing trips I have ever been on. We took the Gates of Lodore 4 day trip. I think I would want to take a longer trip next time we go. It went by quick. We had a group...More

Thank Jessica K
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Just returned from first overnight river expedition.. Fantastic experience!! Highly recommend Tyler's team!! 4 guides took wonderful care of every detail. They were all friendly, knowledgeable and knew exactly how to make it fun for everyone! our group had members that were late 60's to...More

Thank Scott S
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