Dolores River

Desolation & Gray Canyons – Utah

After some 32 years of running this beautiful river the ‘Dvorak’s’ have turned this river’s DVK legacy over to a long time guide and outstanding individual, Sarah Hammond, (Apakoa), who will continue the excellent operations and provide the wilderness adventures for you should you choose to take this journey.  You can book through Dvorak’s or go to her website at  We also want you to know that the ‘World Famous’ Annual Classical Music Journey (33rd year) will continue under Apakoa. This trip will continue to WOW you for many years to come.  Thank you for all those who have made this trip with Dvorak’s one of our best signature rivers anywhere in the world and the memories will go on for anyone who chooses as a first time or a perfect repeated adventure.
Sincerely, Bill & Jaci Dvorak

Rafting down the Green River in Utah will take you down deepest canyon through Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservations, cottonwoods and box elder, willow and sagebrush scouting for mule deer, mountain lion and bobcats. Follow the path of Butch Cassidy’s “Wild Bunch”, the mysterious “D. Julien,” “Flat Nose” Curry and Major John Wesley Powell, who titled the barren landscapes of Desolation and Gray Canyons “a region of wildest desolation”.

Containing thousand-year old petroglyphs from the Fremont Indians, abandoned homesteads and shadow-filled grottos, the setting of the Green River is host to one of the most popular runs for beginner kayakers and SUP’s as well as for rafters. With more than 60 rapids, from unnamed riffles to more challenging Class III whitewater, Green River rafting in Utah is the perfect place to test your paddling skills. Dvorak Expeditions can help you enjoy an excellent experience in fly fishing and rafting in Utah. Whether learning to boat yourself or relaxing on a raft guided by Dvorak’s crew you will remember this canyon trip.

The Green River builds strength through more than 60 rapids, two newly formed in 1987.  The progression of rapids, from unnamed riffles to the more challenging Three Fords, Steer Ridge, Coal Creek and Rattlesnake, make this a perfect place to learn the art and skills of river running.  Most of our whitewater rafting, kayaking and canoeing seminars are held here.

Whether learning to boat yourself or just looking for an adventure in the Old West, a trip through the Green River Wilderness can be the answer for just about anyone, family fun for every age.  





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