Things to Do in Green River

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Things to Do in Green River

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  • Kristie P
    Pittsburgh, PA32 contributions
    We stopped at Goblin Valley as a way to break up the drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon. This was a great stop for the adults and older teens alike. The area was fun to walk around and climb on the formations. I would definitely stop here! We only stopped for about 30 minutes-hour but I would have liked to have more time to explore.
    Written August 4, 2022
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  • SunnysideDon
    Yakima, WA252 contributions
    This is a very nice museum in a nice small town. Be sure to check out all the exhibits inside and outside the museum. And check out the Green River as it flows by as well.

    When we went there the gift shop was closed so we couldn't check that out but they let us in for free so that was a good deal. There were lots of interesting displays on both historical points of interest as well as a history of boating on the Green River which were all interesting.

    Well worth a stop.
    Written July 5, 2022
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  • Joe M
    Nashville, TN12 contributions
    I'm not going to add much here because the other reviews cover this excellent stop quite well. I just want to clarify that the BLM gate is at mile marker 147. Others have misquoted the number so ignore them and make sure you watch for MM 147 on I-70.
    Written October 26, 2021
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  • BethieC76
    Round Lake, IL2 contributions
    This state park was PACKED! You don't get a lot of privacy at these sites so if you're looking for that, look again. But that doesn't take away from the fact that the facility is really nice. Very clean and clearly kid/animal-friendly.
    Written October 23, 2020
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  • shnpan
    Birmingham, AL1,011 contributions
    This visit was a bit disappointing as the geyser was not erupting. It is a well marked but gravel road to get to the geyser. It was very interesting seeing the site but don't expect the geyser to be erupting every time you visit.
    Written February 7, 2020
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  • Teensie17
    Georgetown, TX31 contributions
    Our first hike in a slot type canyon. Such beautiful scenery! Even in the heat of the day the trail was bearable and actually cool in places. Still prepare adequately with plenty of water and sunscreen.
    Written August 1, 2022
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  • Debra B
    St. Marys, KS45 contributions
    The Green River is beautiful in this desert climate. Sandy beach and the water was cool and clean. We enjoyed our walk on the beach.
    Written August 7, 2019
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  • Yvonne Goad
    7 contributions
    As you drive your ATV to this area you go through what looks like high desert. Then the terrain starts to change. Eventually it looks like Fred Flinstone Country (Minus the livve stock)
    Written November 25, 2018
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  • Miriam S
    Palo Alto, CA32 contributions
    I know, I know. You’re on your way to Arches or Canyonlands and you’re thinking, what do I need with a scenic overlook? Let’s just say that when the state of Utah marks some view as scenic, they’re not kidding. The picture here does not do the view justice. You can see the amazing San Rafael Reef and imagine the feat of engineering involved in running the interstate through it.
    Written June 10, 2021
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  • Gleason L
    Cottonwood, AZ218 contributions
    It is easy enough to find this trailhead after driving 1.3 miles west of Little Wild Horse and Bell Canyon parking area on a dirt road (Wild Horse Canyon river bed). The Trailhead is located at the large bend in the road under a large cottonwood tree. The Ding and Dang wash enters the Wild Horse stream bed right at the large Cottonwood. There is an INFORMATION BOARD located at the trailhead and a small parking area. Please READ and HEED any POSTED WARNINGS for these canyons, and this area. ALWAYS check in with the Rangers at Goblin Valley State Park first, before you hike.

    Hike upstream in the Ding and Dang Wash to the confluence of the two canyons approximately 1 mile from the trailhead. Dang is on the left as you face the confluence, and Ding is on the right. Dang is an easier but longer hike through the slot section. The upper end gets a little more challenging. There are some obstacles to overcome. Ding is more challenging due to the number of dry falls, choke stones, and large, cold pools of water right off the bat. Both canyons can be done as individual short in/out hikes, or for the more experienced hiker/canyoner there is a short hike over the ridge, and into the other drainage for a loop hike. Most people recommend going up Ding, and Down Dang. This is definitely not where you want to be if there is any thunderstorms and heavy rains in the area. The number of large challenging obstacles in both canyons makes a hasty retreat very difficult and unsafe. These canyons are interesting examples of slot canyons, but they are not for the novice/inexperienced hiker. The degree of difficulty changes after every flood. Be SAFE, take plenty of water, and a good snack along, you will need it. There are no amenities, or services available at this location. Once again, this is nature in the raw. Do not try to drive this 1.3 mile road/wash if there is water flowing, or if there is thunderstorms expected in the area. The Wild Horse Wash is the major drainage for the entire area, and it becomes a raging river, VERY QUICKLY, when flooded. Please pay attention to the weather while hiking here. Enjoy!
    Written October 9, 2018
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  • Gleason L
    Cottonwood, AZ218 contributions
    This slot canyon is easy to find, but will require a 4 wheel drive high clearance vehicle, or a 1 mile hike from the end of the serviced road area, to get the trailhead. This is a short, moderately narrow, fairly flat slot canyon, with a nice well marked trailhead. There are a few easy obstacles to climb over. It is a beautiful 2-3 mile hike for young and old, located about 2 miles NE of the intersection of Goblin Valley State Park, and Temple Mountain roads, on a dirt track that spurs off in a northeasterly direction. This canyon is located in the San Rafael Swell area, and is a geological marvel of sculpted sandstone and metamorphic rocks. Once you have hiked to the top of the slot section, the canyon opens up behind the cockscomb ridge, and reveals a beautiful hidden valley. There are lots of large cedars to provide shade for a very secluded picnic area. But, there are no services or amenities. This is raw nature. Before hiking back to the trailhead, take some time to explore this small valley. Discover the hidden alcoves, rock formations, and shear beauty of this quiet place. Bring plenty of water, especially on hot days. This is one of our favorite places to visit. It is easily accessible for the entire family. The trailhead is located at approximate GPS coordinates: N38.66646 deg. W110.61898 deg. See photos.
    Written October 9, 2018
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  • Susan L
    Denver, CO358 contributions
    If you don’t have kids to get out of the car and run around, then I’m not sure if it’s worth stopping. Kinda lame if there is no meaning.
    Written July 18, 2020
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  • teacherextraordinare
    Wichita, KS89 contributions
    Before you go, make sure you know where the actual slot canyon part of the wash is located. We had both google maps and a gps device lead us to a Moonshine Wash sign marker about 45 minutes south of Green River. We picked our way down the cliff and into the wash, since there was no discernible trail or trailhead marker. We spent about three hours in the wash, hiking both up and down from where the sign was posted and never found the slot. While the wash itself has some nice cliffs with desert varnish, our time could have been better spent elsewhere. As an aside, we have been hiking the desert for many years and this was the first time we have ever come across a bee hive built into the sandstone wall.
    Written June 4, 2019
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  • toad69
    Bishops Stortford, UK294 contributions
    We spent about an hour wandering about this disused launch complex which you can drive thru on UT state route 19.
    There are signs about keeping out but it is clear that many people have visited the buildings from the looting of parts and the graffiti.
    Asking locally the advice was take a look around
    From Wikipedia
    The Utah Launch Complex was a Cold War military subinstallation of White Sands Missile Range for USAF and US Army rocket launches. In addition to firing Pershing missiles, the complex launched Athena RTV missiles with subscale (test) warheads of the Advanced Ballistic Re-entry System to reentry speeds and impact at the New Mexico range. From 1964 to 1975 there were 244 Green River launches, including 141 Athena launches[3] and a Pershing to 281 kilometers altitude.[4] "Utah State Route 19 runs through the Green River Launch Complex, which is south of the town and eponym of Green River."[4]
    Written November 7, 2019
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  • x5o5
    Albuquerque, NM211 contributions
    cemetery is not maintained very well. The head stones have interesting dates. It shows life expectations were not near what we have today. It is a little hard to find
    Written October 20, 2019
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