The Westwater Canyon whitewater-rafting trip in Utah is designed for adventurers who want an action-packed Colorado River rafting vacation, but only have a few days to spare. Experience beautiful landscapes, hiking, thrilling rapids, pristine beaches, and rugged camping on this 3-day trip. All meals, safety equipment , and transport to and from departure point are included. Rafting trips begin in May and run through September.
Important to note: camping gear is not included, but is available to rent for between $40 - $65.
Itineraries can vary widely from one trip to the next based on group desires, Mother Nature, and courtesy for other groups on the river. The typical itineraries below illustrate a 3-day trip through Westwater Canyon on the Colorado River.
Day 1: Meet at Green River, Utah headquarters at 8:00 am. Pack bags at river headquarters before ride to Westwater Ranger Station. Relaxing float to Little Hole Canyon’s natural amphitheater where shards of Native American pottery can be seen. In favorable conditions a short hike up Little Dolores Canyon reveals a beautiful desert waterfall and swimming hole. Camp near Little Dolores.
Day 2: Leisurely breakfast before rapids of Westwater. Rapids, one right after another; Marble, Staircase, Hunter’s, Funnel Falls, and Surprise . . . leads to Skull Rapid, one of the Colorado’s fiercest drops. Finish with Bowling Alley, Sock-it-to-me and Last Chance. Vans will return you to our headquarters in Green River at the end of the trip.