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Holiday River Expeditions - Utah River Rafting

793 S 1500 E, Vernal, UT 84078
+1 800-624-6323
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Hubby and I had a February craving for a summer adventure and booked our 5-day trip on the Yampa... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Great outfitter, family fun in Gates of Lodore

Holiday Expeditions is everything we had hoped for and more. Knowledgeable and fun guides, solid... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tim B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Holiday River Expeditions offers several Utah River Rafting vacations. The Green River rafting trip is a 5 or 6 day trip that features exciting whitewater rapids for all ages. This trip usually includes some hiking to explore ancient Indian ruins and petroglyphs. The San Juan River rafting trip is a 3-day adventure down the exquisite San Juan River where you’ll experience the phenomenon of "sand waves". The Yampa River is the last undammed river in the Colorado River system and this is a 4 or 5 day trip for the intermediate river rafting enthusiast. The Desolation Canyon river rafting vacation is rated "easy" and is available for children as young as five years old. This is a 5 or 6 day river rafting trip through Canyonlands National Park where the scenery is always breathtaking. Adventure seekers will enjoy an abundance of wildlife sightings such as elk, moose and black bear and some great trout fishing. Transportation to and from the river is included in the cost, as well as delicious campfire meals prepared fresh each day.
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793 S 1500 E, Vernal, UT 84078
+1 800-624-6323
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I had a February craving for a summer adventure and booked our 5-day trip on the Yampa River. I had been on day river trips, and he had never done anything like this, so it was new territory for us both. Holiday River...More

Thank Ameille
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holiday Expeditions is everything we had hoped for and more. Knowledgeable and fun guides, solid and clean equipment, good food, and great service. We spent 4 days in the gates of Lodore with our 9 and 11 year old children. Both adults and kids had...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first rafting trip experience and we loved it! This is a great trip for families, we have two boys, 14 and 9. Both enjoyed every minute of the trip. Our fellow rafters were friendly and by the end of the trip, it...More

Thank carrieAkron_Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband Bruce and I rafted the Yampa River on our first commercial rafting trip. Bruce and I are both experienced rafters having done our own trips for years. We were thrilled with the entire experience that Holiday River Expeditions provided. The guides were knowledgable,...More

Thank Fresch_7
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This was my second river trip with Holiday and I've enjoyed them both. from screen floating ti the excitement of the rapids it was a great time on the river and the side trips are very interesting and educational. We had seen a number of...More

Thank Gene B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

First class operation! While the beautiful landscape and scenery make this trip it is the guides of Holiday River Expeditions that put the experience over the top. Sarah, Justin and Dustin have great attitudes, are knowledgeable and very customer oriented. These guides truly enjoy their...More

Thank upsav8tor
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We floated down the Green River through the Gates of Lodore from Colorado to Utah. The entire trip was within Dinosaur National Monument and the guides, scenery, geology, and river were fantastic. Food was great. Service great. Price great.

1  Thank Bob P
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This was a solo adventure, but I left with lots of new friends! Dinosaur National Monument is gorgeous and now anytime I smell sagebrush, it takes me right back to this trip. The scenery, wildlife, and rafting were truly amazing, but honestly, the food was...More

Thank Katelyn T
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My son, husband and I rafted four days down the Green River with amazing guides and three other fabulous families. It was my first venture west of the Mississippi, and, already, two months later, I am eager to return. All the families on trip adventured...More

1  Thank northwood10
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Our Lodore trip was absolutely fantastic, and it far exceeded my expectations. This was my second trip with Holiday, and they continue to WOW me with their attention to details, their customer service, and their commitment to safety, conservation, and fun. We did the 4...More

1  Thank Loretta26
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24 June 2015|
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Response from HolidayRiver1 | Property representative |
Good morning! Paddling is always a choice! Feel free to give us a call in our Salt Lake city office - 800-624-6323. Happy to answer your questions and address any concerns. Go With The Flow!
Leola K
11 May 2015|
Response from HolidayRiver1 | Property representative |
Hello Leola, We supply all of the necessary gear for camp on our trips. Feel free to give a call 800-624-6323 with specific questions! Happy to help you. The folks at Holiday River Expediitons