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 ($200) 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.

5-Day RowingMay 14-18, May 21-25, May 28-June 1, June 4-8, June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29, July 2-6, July 9-12, July 16-20,
July 30-August 3, August 6-10

Inflatable kayaks are available on all trips.

Adult Rate:
$TBD + flight
Ages 8-18:
+ flight
Join us for an oar powered row trip through both Desolation & Gray Canyons in Utah’s Green River Wilderness Area. This will be the fifth CRATE sponsored river trip with singer/songwriter Kate MacLeod & Storyteller/Liar Ken Sanders. Kate composes and performs songs actually written on our river trip, combined with her own songs about legendary canyon country figures, authors and others. Ken will read poems and stories, from Edward Abbey to Everett Ruess, and May Swenson to Gertrude Stein. He will tell stories of various folks he’s met along the trail and befriended over the years, including Ed Abbey, Charles Bowden, Terry Tempest Williams, Wendell Berry, and many other artists, authors, and musicians.
$1,650.00 + flight
Ages 8-18:
+ 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
$1,650 + flight
Ages 12-18:
$895 + flight