Postcards from the Weekend: Exploring Green River

Green River offers the perfect outdoor escape for anyone looking to spend a few days adventuring in the wild. The canyon walls are a stunning mix of browns and reds, and the lack of cell service makes you feel like you are truly in the wilderness. A canoe or rafting trip down Green River is perfect for those without much whitewater experience because there are multi-day stretches without any rapids. As we paddled our canoes down the river, herons would swoop lazily overhead under the hot Utah sun. In this photo, we took a break from our canoes to explore one of the Green River’s tributary streams. We walked (and then swam) up the stream until we found a place to climb out and do a bit of hiking on the canyon trails.

Related Stories

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT...

DREAMING OF THE PERFECT SKI TRIP?

Best of Breckenridge wants to make your dream come true! Enter to win a...

Spend This Winter at Eldora, Colorado’s Favorite Local’s Mountain

While so much has changed in the world recently, two things have not: One, winter weekdays at Boulder County’s backyard mountain are...

Make a Plan: Vote This November to Protect Our Winters

There is a lot at stake this November. And Protect Our Winters (POW) is helping those who play outdoors to make a...

Zeal Optics Launches World’s First Sunglasses Made of Recycled Plastics and Grasses

PLASTIC BOTTLES + GRASS FIBER + BIO GAS = SUNGLASSES REIMAGINED. Boulder, Colorado’s Zeal Optics has long prided itself...