Desolation Rafting Trips
Schedule and Rates

Discounts and Group Rates:

We offer a 10% discount for parties of 12 or more people traveling together. A special Youth Rate for children ages 8-20 is offered on the Desolation Canyon Expedition. For private charter trip rates and information, please call us at 800-253-7328 or 801-261-1789.

The standard transportation package for Desolation Canyon expeditions includes an amazing scenic charter flight from Green River to Sandwash to begin the river trip. The cost of the flight ($239) and BLM Fee ($40) will be added to your account balance when we confirm your reservation. Other transportation arrangements are possible. Please contact us for more information.

LengthDatesPrice
5-Day RowingMay 14-18, May 21-25, May 28-June 1, June 4-8, June 11-15, June 25-29, July 9-12, July 16-20,
July 30-August 3, August 6-10


Inflatable kayaks are available on all trips.

Adult Rate:
$1,650.00 + flight
Ages 8-18:
$995.00
+ flight
5-Day RowingJune 18-22 - Women's Solstice Retreat
Sun Salutations, Beach Yoga, Camping, Hiking, and Exciting Rapids! Whether you are an experienced outdoor enthusiast or a first time camper, you will LOVE this beautiful rafting trip down the Green River through Utah's wild and remote Desolation Canyon. Begin each day with a yoga session on the beach, saluting the sun as it rises above the canyon walls. On the Solstice, we'll have a celebration to welcome new joys and challenges into our lives. Hosted by Vicki and Bonnie Mackay and the women guides of CRATE, along with Yoga Leader, Jessica Castleton. Jessica is an internationally trained 200-hour yoga instructor who works full time as a geologist and believes in the healing power of nature, water, and play.
Adult:
$1,500.00 + flight
5-Day RowingJuly 3-7 - SPECIAL PHOTOGRAPHY & JOURNALING TRIP WITH STEPHEN TRIMBLE
Stephen Trimble has been writing and photographing in Canyonlands Country ever since he was a seasonal park ranger at Arches and Capitol Reef in the 1970s. He’s published 25 award-winning books, and in 2019 was chosen as one of Utah’s 15 most influential artists. He’s a lifelong advocate for Redrock Country conservation. On this trip with CRATE, Steve will share his understanding of light and sense of design as a photographer. He’ll bring along readings from classic and contemporary Canyon Country writers. And he’ll provide inspirational prompts for anyone who wants to spend a few minutes each day journaling. Poet Mary Oliver sums up Steve’s approach to creative work: “Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it."
Adult:
$1,650.00 + flight
Ages 12-18:
$895.00 + flight
6-Day RowingJuly 23-28 - Birding and Boating with the Tracy Aviary
On this 6-day rowing trip you will travel through both Desolation & Gray Canyons through the deep canyon landscapes of Green River Wilderness Area. Join Tracy Aviary's CEO, Tim Brown, and other birding experts who will help you see and identify many varieties of birds who inhabit the willows and cottonwoods throughout the river corridor. A birding expert will ride on each raft throughout the trip
Adult:
$1,650.00 + flight
Ages 12-18:
$895.00 + flight