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Desolation/Gray Canyons

Desolation and Gray Canyons offer a 74-mile float with the perfect mix of peaceful calmwater and whitewater excitement through one of the deepest canyon systems on the Colorado Plateau. These canyons are also rich in human history: from the prehistoric Fremont culture to 19th century prospectors and homesteaders. Trips usually require a minimum of four days, but longer trips provide better opportunities to explore the many side canyons, rock art panels and other features along these magnificent canyons.

The following outfitters offer Desolation/Gray Canyons trips:

Tag-A-Long Expeditions
Tag-A-Long Expeditions, running the Colorado River and exploring Canyonlands since 1964.

Western River Expeditions - Moab Adventure Center
Western River Expeditions offers rafting trips on the Colorado, Green, and Snake rivers. Moab Adventure Center also offers hot air ballooning, hummer & jeep safaris, climbing & canyoneering, mountain biking and National Park tours.

Outward Bound
On an Outward Bound wilderness expedition, you set off on a journey of discovery.

Sheri Griffith River Expeditions
Operating the highest quality river trips on the Colorado, Green and Yampa Rivers. Offering A Touch of Class to every trip. Specialties include Luxury, Family and Womens Only trips.

Adrift Adventures - Canyonlands
Half, full and multi day Colorado/Green River trips, ATV/Razor, Canyoneering, Mtn. Biking, Park Tours, Hiking, Paddle Boards, Horseback Rides, Jeep, Jet Boat, Sport Boat, Rock Art and Hummer tours. Starting 2016 4x4 tours, full & half days, into Canyonlands and Arches National Parks!!

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)
Providers of outdoor skills and leadership courses,10 days to full semester, in the world's most spectacular wilderness classrooms.

Holiday River Expeditions
Rafting, Biking, Kayaking... Since 1966, Whitewater rafting on the Colorado, Green, Yampa and San Juan Rivers. Also specializing in Mountain Biking, Women's Retreats, Family Adventures & Naturalist Trips.

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Blanding/Bluff (Hovenweep National Monument, Monument Valley, Natural Bridges National Monument, San Juan River)
Backpacking, Boat Rentals, Canyoneering, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Outdoor Education/Service Trips, River Running, Rock Climbing

Central Utah (Bryce Canyon National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Escalante River, Goblin Valley, Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument, San Rafael Swell, Sevier River)
Boat Rentals, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Outdoor Education/Service Trips, River Running

Moab (Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Cataract Canyon, Colorado River, Moab Daily, Westwater Canyon)
4 x 4 Tours, Backpacking, Boat Rentals, Canyoneering, Hiking, Jet Boat Shuttles, Mountain Biking, Mule/Horseback Riding/Packing, Outdoor Education/Service Trips, River Running, Rock Climbing, Scenic Flights, Shuttles

Price (Desolation/Gray Canyons, Green River)
Boat Rentals, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Outdoor Education/Service Trips, River Running

Vernal (Lodore Canyon, Yampa River)
4 x 4 Tours, Backpacking, Boat Rentals, Canyoneering, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Mule/Horseback Riding/Packing, Outdoor Education/Service Trips, River Running, Rock Climbing

Zion National Park (Zion National Park)
Mountain Biking