Top U.S. Flatwater: Southwest

Green River: Utah's Desolation Canyon
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The Green is a long river, with many different characters. It ranges from turbulent whitewater in Desolation and Gray Canyons, to the relatively more placid stretch in Labyrinth Canyon. The surrounding canyon country is magnificent. Your legs won't atrophy on this paddling trip—you'll want to stop often and hike into the interior. You'll be treated to soul-satisfying desert environment, riddled with canyons, caves, and extensive rim-top views.


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