Green River, Utah – Getting Here


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We meet for your trip in Green River, Utah at Holiday River Expeditions headquarters (2075 E Main St. Green River, UT 84525)  the morning your trip begins. Westwater Canyon trips meet at 8:00 AM.  ALL bike or bike combo trips meet at 7:00 AM. Cataract Canyon & Desolation Canyon trips will meet the night prior at 8:00 PM.  Our headquarters is located 1/4 mile east of the Green River Bridge, across the highway from the Motel 6 and behind the Comfort Inn.  If you plan on arriving in Green River by shuttle, bus, Amtrak, or plane, call our office ahead of time (801-266-2087) to make arrangements to have you and your gear transported to our headquarters. Also please give any last-minute updates to our headquarters directly at (435-564-3273).   If you are driving, your car can be left at our headquarters.


Flying into Salt Lake City International Airport and renting a car is the most common travel plan, however, there are a few other options to consider:


  • Salt Lake City to Green River: Salt Lake City located 180 miles northwest of Green River, Utah (about a 3 hour drive).  Most guests rent a car from any of the major rental agencies at the airport and drive to our headquarters.  


  • Grand Junction to Green River: Grand Junction is located 100 miles due East of Green River (about a 1.5 hour drive). Delta, United and American Airlines all service Grand Junction Airport. Rental options from the Grand Junction Airport include: Alamo, Hertz, Budget, Enterprise and National. 



*** While rental cars are typically the best transportation option, in rare instances, including large groups, shuttles may become a reasonable alternative:


Shuttle Service from Salt Lake City, Grand Junction, or Moab airports to Green River include:


Lodging before and after your trip:

  • River Rock B&B   435-564-7625 (locally owned, intimate,  ADA accessible accommodations, full locally-sourced breakfast, Campfire vibes.)  *10% discount for Holiday guests  
  • River Terrace Inn 435‑564‑3401 (locally owned, pool, hot tub, full breakfast, riverside rooms available) *10% discount for Holiday guests 
  • Comfort Inn 435‑564‑3300 (inside pool, hot tub, continental breakfast – in front of our headquarters)
  • First Choice Inns 435-564-4439 (inside pool, hot tub, continental breakfast – west of our headquarters)
  • Super 8 435-564-8888 (inside pool, hot tub, refrigerator, microwave)
  • Motel 6 435‑564‑3436 (pool, kids free, lower rates)
  • Sleepy Hollow 435-564-8189 (clean with lower rates)

*When making advance reservations at the River Terrace Inn or River Rock Inn (B&B), mention that you are on a Holiday River Expeditions trip and you will be extended a discounted rate on your room. You will need a trip invoice at check-in.



If you are camping out, there are two campgrounds in Green River: the Green River State Park (no pool, lower rates and may have mosquitoes – call 435-564-3633 to make reservations), and the KOA Campground (435-564-8195 – across from our headquarters).


If you need assistance with your travel arrangements, please ask your Holiday River Expeditions reservation agent.