Green River, Utah is the perfect choice for exploring many of the attractions of Canyon Country and Castle Country. Always affordable, you’ll get a lot more for your hard earned vacation dollars.
Green River• John Wesley Powell River History Museum: Explore the history through the eyes of explorer John Wesley Powell.
• The River Gallery: The River Gallery is a non profit gallery located within the John Wesley Powell Museum and operating under the authority of the city of Green River, Utah. All sales through The River Gallery support the operations of the Museum and its programs.
The 1250 sq. ft. fine arts gallery represents fine artists from Utah and surrounding states in various mediums including sculpture in bronze, wood and metal, fine oil paintings, watercolor and acrylics, along with traditional Navajo pottery.
Highlighted artists include Serena Supplee, Ivan Kelley, J.P. DeBerney, Joseph Venus and Gary Prazen.
Green River• Green River State Park: Facilities include a 42-unit campground, hot showers, modern rest rooms, group-use pavilion, amphitheater for interpretive programs and boat launching ramp. A new nine-hole golf course with its meandering fairways, lakes and traps is challenging and fun for all levels of golfers.
Green River• Goblin Valley State Park: Scores of intricately eroded creatures greet visitors to Goblin Valley. Hike among intricately eroded rock formations in haunting coves in this photographers’ paradise.
Green River• Crystal Geyser: A rare cold water geyser on the banks of the Green River. It erupts every 14 to 16 hours, for about 30 minutes, with water shooting 80 to 100 feet high. From the Green River Visitor Center, drive east on Main Street cross over I-70 to an intersection and turn left (east) onto the Frontage road. Follow the Frontage road 2.7 miles, then turn right (south) and continue 4.4 miles to the geyser.
• San Rafael Swell: The San Rafael Swell is a kidney-shaped upthrust of about 900 square miles of desert, domes, steep hogback ridges, and canyons–almost entirely within Emery County. This area includes activities such as: 4×4, Horse back riding, ATV trails, Mountain Bike Riding, Ancient ruins, Pictographs and Petroglyphs, The Outlaw Trail, Mining ruins, Geologic Wonders, Fossils and Dinosaur trackways.
• Book Cliffs: Deep Canyons; River and Rafting Access; Numerous Pictographs, Petroglyphs and habitation sites; Sandy Beaches; Great camping sites.
• Canyonlands National Park
• Arches National Park
• Capitol Reef National Park