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Don Hatch River Expeditions

221 N 400 E, Vernal, UT 84078-1719
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Amazing day trip

We took our family rafting for the first time with Don Hatch (now O.A.R.S) and had David as our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sarah F
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Yampa River awesomeness

Took a 5 day adult only trip on the Yampa river and it was such a fabulous adventure! The guides... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lissa M
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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221 N 400 E, Vernal, UT 84078-1719
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"class rapids"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took our family rafting for the first time with Don Hatch (now O.A.R.S) and had David as our guide for the day trip on Green River. My youngest two boys were nervous at first and David offered to let them sit low in the...More

Thank Sarah F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a 5 day adult only trip on the Yampa river and it was such a fabulous adventure! The guides through OARs/Don Hatch were fabulous! They provided us with a variety of options to explore the river - Paddle boat, Ora boats, kayaks, and even...More

Thank Lissa M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 12 yr old and I went on a 4 day mom-son trip. It my son’s first time camping and rafting. The crew was absolutely amazing!! I can’t say enough good things about this outfit and will definitely use them again in the future!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I LOVED this experience! Doug was our guide and provided a wonderful tour - in between navigating the splashy & exciting rapids, he told us about the people, plants, animals, and history of the Green River through Dinosaur National Park. Lunch was...More

Thank KMoFamily
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us on a Green River whitewater rafting trip, KMoFamily! We appreciate the review and hope you'll join us on another family adventure in the future!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

John, Sally, Josh, Nico, Stewart, Courtney - thank you! I have been a solo parent for 10 years and finally could take the time to share a true vacation with my kids. There was a little (self-induced) pressure to make it amazing in the moment...More

Thank Rain0305
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Jen! What an awesome review of your trip and guides! We appreciate your kind sentiment and are so happy to hear you enjoyed the trip as much as you did.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just returned from a 4 day trip on the Yampa and Green rivers in Colorado and Utah. Although I have done rafting day trips in the past, this was my first multi-day trip. It was one of the best trips I have done. The...More

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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Love that your rafting trip on the Green and Yampa rivers was one of the best trips you have ever done! Thanks so much for the nice review, mssphd!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time, super professional staff very well trained. Beautiful scenery on an amazing river with towering canyons. Interesting side hikes and stops along the way. Easily customizable challenges from high adventure to site seeing. Something for everyone.

Thank Letsgettherenow
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your whitewater rafting adventure with us on the Yampa River! Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent and experienced river guides, unbelievable Grand Canyon views, awesome hikes, plus terrific food. River taft trip of a life time.

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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at Don Hatch River Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to raft with OARS and for the nice review, Jewel1492! We're glad to hear it was a river rafting trip of a lifetime for you!

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a great time! We did the Green River Run! two old ladies had a wonderful time, OARS were very accommodating! The pictographs and petroglyphs were accessed comfortably (better than our drive through the park!) The guides were well informed and good natured. Lunch...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

It is hard to beat spending the day on a river. Don Hatch has the experience down pat as they provide day and longer experiences for any interested persons. The guides we had were impeccability trained so they can provide a very relaxed, and safe,...More

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