If you're looking for a relaxing float down the Green River, there are several spots within 20 minutes from the KOA where you can put in and float, kayak, paddleboard, or raft in calm water. If you're looking for a more intense rafting experience, you can check out Holiday River Expeditions for multi-day river trips.
Only 45 minutes from the KOA, at Arches National Park you can see over 2,000 natural sandstone arches and many other unusual rock formations. Just like our KOA, Arches is open year round so you can enjoy the beautiful scenery without the summer crowds and in cooler weather.
Located about 1 hour from the Green River KOA in the San Rafael Desert, Moonshine Wash is one of the best non-technical slot canyons in the area. It is remote enough to not be crowded like other attractions in the area but is still not too difficult to find. Although it isn't considered a "technical" slot canyon, it is not for the faint of heart. It has a variety of small obstacles but nothing too extreme, and it also has extensive narrows that continually change in color as you get deeper into the canyon.
Only 20 minutes from the KOA, Swasey's Beach offers a large white sand beach that is shaded by cottonwood trees along the edge of the Book Cliffs. The shallow water is great for families to play in when summer afternoons get hot. You might even spot a few bighorn sheep stopping by to take a sip of cool, refreshing water. If you'd like a little more adventure, there's rapids upstream from the campground that are great for kayaking.
The Green River State Park golf course is less than a mile away on the banks of the Green River and offers incredible views the Book Cliffs towering in the distance. The elevated tees and greens add character to a leisurely round of golf. The course offers fairways lined with mature cottonwood trees and water hazards from the meandering Green River. The course is nine holes along with a 18-hole disc golf course.
Enjoy great dining right next door at Tamarisk Restaurant. Not only is Tamarisk within walking distance so you won't have to unhook your trailer or RV, they love our campers so much you get a 10% discount just for staying at the KOA. Tamarisk is open from 7 am to 10 pm and we have copies of their menu in our general store that we will provide when you check in.