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Colorado River & Trail Expeditions

255 East 1000 North, Green River, UT 84525
+1 800-253-7328
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River Rafting Trip Outfitters Extraordinaire !

Just got back from a 6 day trip down Desolation Canyon (affectionately called Deso by CRATE... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PALsIMHO
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AMAZING Grand Canyon Raft Trip with Hiking Focus

I enjoyed this trip more than I can say. My parents took a private trip with CRATE a few years and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Tsankawi37
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Offers the greatest vacations in the world. CRATE has been operated by the original owners for over 40 years. The company is family owned and operated and specializes in working with groups, individuals, couples, and families. CRATE operates its rafting trips with smaller group sizes and considers off-river hiking an important part of Grand Canyon rafting, the rafts are comfortable and not overcrowded. CRATE offers many options with its Grand Canyon rafting tours rangeing from 3-14 days in length and include paddle, rowing, motorized, and raft & ranch options. They offer complete Grand Canyon trips that travel all 277 miles of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon as well as partial rafting trips to or from Lee's Ferry, Phantom Ranch, Diamond Creek and Pearce Ferry.
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255 East 1000 North, Green River, UT 84525
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got back from a 6 day trip down Desolation Canyon (affectionately called Deso by CRATE personnel) with a great crew of river guides led by Sabrina w/ Jen, and Ryan (our trip was an all women crew). They took us on a journey which...More

Thank PALsIMHO
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I enjoyed this trip more than I can say. My parents took a private trip with CRATE a few years and my dad had swamped a couple trips with them prior to that, so I had heard a lot about what to expect. But the...More

Thank Tsankawi37
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

It doesn't get ANY better than a trip with Crate. I think this is my 7th trip and each one has been so wonderful. Crate is one of the only companies I know that doesn't do a "cookie cutter" trip. The guides are so knowledgeable...More

Thank MarshaGale
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This fabulous 188 mile trip down the Grand Canyon from Lees Ferry to the helicopter takeout at Whitmore Wash is a spectacular experience that will let you experience the Grand Canyon like few people can. The Canyon is the highlight of the trip and Crate...More

Thank Happygeezer1
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We travelled recently as members of a 2 raft, motor trip with 20 others, covering the length of the Grand Canyon from Lees Ferry to just short of Lake Mead. With a helicopter takeout and short flight to LV to finish off, this is absolutely...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The guides are outstanding in their skills that included boatmanship , Cuuking , Geology and history...... totally professional . Thanks Crate.....my third trip with you guys and each seems to raise the bar.......

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I just completed my 5th trip with Colorado River and Trail Expeditions. This time going all the way through the Grand Canyon, from Lees Ferry (near Glen Canyon Dam), to the Whitmore Helipad at mile marker 187. We had a blast. There is so much...More

Thank csutt
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I had the time of my life with CRATE and their incredible team of professionals! We had amazing campsites, hikes, rafting and river experiences! This was my first river trip and will not be my last! I don't know how they managed to cook such...More

Thank kellyfaves
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I just completed a 5 day trip with CRATE through Cataract Canyon. We started in Moab, UT and finished in Hite, UT. The trip was fantastic! It consisted of a leisurely float trip of 4 days mixed with off river hikes to The Maze, Indian...More

1  Thank TravelingDeacon
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

My wife Paula and I were on this trip. Absolutely "A Trip of a Lifetime!" Our hiking group from Sun City Festival can't thank our guides Walker, Mikenna, Onie, and Alex enough for everything. Their professionalism on and off the river made the entire trip...More

Thank Tom J
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Esti_sai
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Response from JWT1943 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Estera, Difficult question. Both Grand Canyon and Yosemite could easily take a week or more to see. These are large parks with many, many miles of roads and trails. Remember the distance between Grand Canyon and... More
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