Little Snake River San Juan River White River Gunnison River Upper Green River Lower Green River Blacks Fork River Yampa North Platte Niobrara Colorado River


River & Location


Trip Length*

Blacks Fork River -
Rock Springs, Wyoming
Red Desert
Easy - Class I
1 - 2 Days

Colorado River -
Fruita, Colorado
Horsethief and Ruby Canyons

Easy - Class I+
1 - 2 Days

Lower Green River -
Green River, Utah
Labyrinth Canyon
Easy - Flatwater
3 - 4 Days

Upper Green River -
Dutch John, Utah to Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado -
Red Canyon, Brown's Park
Class I - II+
1 - 2 Days

Gunnison River -
Delta, Colorado to Whitewater, Colorado
Class I - II
2 Days
Little Snake River -
Baggs, Wyoming to Lily Park, Colorado
Easy - Class I
2 - 6 Days

Niobrara River -
Northern Nebraska - Cornell Bridge to Rocky Ford
Easy - Class I
1 - 2 Days

North Platte River -
Saratoga, Wyoming
Class I - II
2 - 5 Days
San Juan River -
Bluff, Utah to Clay Hills Crossing at Lake Powell
Easy - Class II+
2 - 6 Days
White River -
Rangely, Colorado to Ouray, Utah
Class I - II
2 - 4 Days
Yampa River -
Craig, Colorado to Juniper Hot Springs - Duffy Canyon
Easy - Class I
2 - 3 Days

* In almost any case, the trip length will vary based on which put in and take out are used, the flow of the river, and how much you want to paddle. The time of year has a significant affect on the amount of available daylight as well. So consider all these factors when you are planning your trip.

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