- Green River
Green River, UT
Desolation Canyon (Sand Wash to Coal Creek)
Want to run a river? Want to experience the beautiful scenery of canyons in central Utah? Desolation Gray Canyons of the Green River may just be what you want. The 84-mile trip from Sand Wash to Swaseys Rapid offers outstanding scenery, interesting geologic formations, evidence of prehistoric and historic human activity, and whitewater opportunities.
A permit is required year round for floating the Desolation Gray Canyons section of the Green River. (BLM)