Labrynth Canyon, Green River Utah

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Labrynth Canyon

Visitors come to Labyrinth Canyon to experience 68 miles of family-friendly flat water paddling including breathtaking Utah scenery, abundant wildlife and scenic red rock canyons.

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  • 68 miles (typically 4-6 days)
  • Easy, flat water paddling.
  • Put-In: Green River State Park

Overview

Labyrinth Canyon is home to 68 miles of beautiful flat water paddling. Along the route, marvel at breathtaking red rock canyons, and observe abundant wildlife, including deer, blue heron, American egrets and beavers. The area is also home to several prehistoric Native American petroglyphs. This trip is often combined with Stillwater Canyon to make for a 120 mile trip.

The best season for this trip is between April and October.

Put-In

The put in for this trip is in Green River State Park. From Moab head north on US-191 for 32 miles, where you’ll merge onto I-70. Follow 1-70 for 17 miles, then take exit 164, where you’ll follow signs to the park.

Details

  • Distance: 68 miles
  • Average Time of Trip: 4 – 6 days.
  • Difficulty: Easy, flat water paddling.
  • Put In: Green River State Park
  • Take Out: Mineral Bottom

Plan & Prepare

  • River running season in Utah coincides with the hottest part of the year. Remember to pack plenty of water and sunscreen. Additional protection from the sun, including hats and light long sleeve shirts is advised.
  • Remember to always wear a life jacket.
  • Make sure to arrange a shuttle vehicle in advance. If need be, hire a commercial shuttle service to return you to your car.
  • There are no toilet facilities located on this section of the river. All solid human waste must be carried out. Commercial porta-potty toilet systems are allowed.
  • Permits are required and can be purchased from the Bureau of Land Management. Call 435-636-0975.