“Rafting Gates of Lodore Canyon of the Green River” Alifebeinglived’s photos, United States


Preview of Alifebeinglived’s blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Dinosaur National Monument, United States Entry Title: “Rafting Gates of Lodore Canyon of the Green River” Entry: “This is either the 2nd or 3rd time I’ve rafted/kayaked this river. The Gates of Lodore section of the Green River is a class II-IV river and is one of the more beautiful rivers in Utah for sure. The water is pretty and green, with steep canyons and great scenery. Other sections of the Green River below this one turn dirty and brown for some reason. I always thought it should be more like the “brown river” or “dirty river” or even better, “chocolate river.” It is green, but only at the beginning of the river, as it flows farther down it becomes much more stirred up with silt. We put in on the river at Dinosaur National Monument in Utah near the Colorado border, and do a private trip. To do a private trip you have to obtain a permit, which can be difficult to get on this river. Private is when a group sets up and does their own thing, a commerical rafting trip is one with a guide and others who set up and help with the trip that you don’t know. Privates are so much cheaper, we did the Grand Canyon in 2004 I think it was and a private trip costs about 0 for 14 days. A commercial trip would cost well over 00 I think. However, the wait list is about eight years for the

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