combination of dramatic scenery and exciting water
sports offer the perfect path for viewing beautiful
waterways while "riding the water." From
tall smooth walls of red rock, to picturesque mountain
lakes, Utah offers water action designed for clear
sailing, jumping waves and skiing on glass. Canoeing,
boating, water-skiing, kayaking, river rafting, fishing,
swimming, and sailing are all popular sports running
throughout Utah. Full of breathtaking backdrops, it
would take a lifetime of weekends to discover them
is a desert, isn't it? Well, technically yes...but
for what's generally considered a desert state, Utah
has a lot of water! Among the United States, Utah
ranks in the top ten for surface-acres of boatable
waters within its boundaries. That adds up to a lot
of lakes, reservoirs and river miles.
on one of the vicinities below to view
water sport information for that area.
combination of dramatic scenery and exciting whitewater
rafting make a Utah river trip a unique vacation experience.
Huge rapids give an exhilarating ride through the
remote canyons of the Green, San Juan and Colorado
Rivers, professional outfitters offer guests wild
water in the midst of secluded beauty. Utah's licensed
guides provide an outdoor experience never to be forgotten.
or four-day trips through the Colorado's Cataract
and Westwater Canyons are packed with fun and excitement.
The Green River is the prefect family vacation with
most trips taking three to five days through Ladore,
Desolation and gray Canyons. Ladore Canyon has exciting
rapids with names like Disaster Falls, Hell's half
Mile and Triplet Falls. The Yampa River east of Vernal
connects with the Green River and offers excellent
whitewater. Warm Springs rapid is considered one of
the ten toughest rapids in the country. Embark upon
Utah's remarkable rivers and experience adventure
at its best!