Class II-III Green River, UT

Lower Gray Canyon (Nefertiti Rapid to Swasey’s Boat Ramp)

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) River

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 8.5 Miles
Notes No permit is required for the Green River Daily section, but you are still required to follow Leave No Trace Principles.
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Permit No
Manager Bureau of Land Management, Price Field Office
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail No
Partner Information
Description American Whitewater