Green & Colorado River Float Trips: Moab Utah

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Smooth Water Trips

Anasazi Rock art, stone arches, massive cliff walls, and canyonlands national park are all attractions you can find on Moab area flat water floats.

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Providers These companies can get you there

Canyonlands By Night & Day

You can experience the beauty of Moab by helicopter, skydive, Hummer, 4X4, ATV, Razor, or horseback, and the Colorado River by paddle boat, raft, or jet boat.

Hazard County Shuttle - river shuttles

Direct book your river shuttle for groups floating the Labyrinth Canyon on the Green River. Easy and efficient online booking, which is reliable and cost-effective.

Moab Adventure Center

We focus on day tours & adventures in unparalleled red rock beauty; and to become your convenient "One Stop for Adventure", whether on the trail, river, off-road or in the air

Sheri Griffith River Expeditions

Operating white water rafting adventures on the Green and Colorado Rivers directly out of Moab for 38 years.

Western River Expeditions

Western water experts offering multi-day trips for rafting adventures throughout the SW. Plan now and book early!

World Wide River Expeditions

Water adventures on Green, Salmon and Colorado Rivers, half, full and multi-day trips including rafts, life jackets, shuttle pick up.

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  • Flat water paddling is the perfect way to explore Moab’s beautiful canyons and national parks.
  • The Green, Colorado and San Juan Rivers all have flat water paddling opportunities.
  • Permits are required for some floats. Any floats entering Canyonlands National Park require a $10 entrance permit.


Flat water paddling is the perfect way for people of all ages and levels of fitness to explore Moab’s beautiful redrock canyons and scenic national parks. Paddling opportunities exist on several area rivers including the Green, Colorado, and San Juan Rivers.

Where to go on a smooth water float

  • Stillwater Canyon
    This 52 mile float begins and Mineral Bottom and travels through Canyonlands National Park. Because of the limited road access to this area, it has more of a wilderness feel than any other the other floats listed. Scenery includes sweeping red rock canyons and abundant wildlife. A $10 permit is needed to enter Canyonlands National Park. The trip takes between 2 -4 days.
  • Meander Canyon
    Beginning at the Potash Boat ramp on the Colorado River just outside of Moab, this 47 mile trips takes approximately 1-4 days depending on your speed. Take note, this trip requires jet boat transportation to return back to Moab. A permit is needed.
  • Moab Flatwater
    Beginning in Moab at the Moab Boat Ramp, this trip ranges in length from 11 – 17 miles, making this the perfect trip for a one day float. The take out is at Gold Bar Canyon for 11 miles, or Potash Boat Ramp for 17 miles. Along the way admire stone arches, massive cliff walls, and Anasazi rock art.

For more information regarding permits, call (435) 259-4351.

Guided Tours & Rentals

If you’re looking to make the most out of your Moab area rafting trip, hire one of the guides located on this page. They’ll take care of equipment and logistics so you can just enjoy your trip.