2024 Green River Photography Expedition
the Gates of lodore through dinosaur national monument
August 18-21, 2024
Join us on an adventure down the Green River through the legendary Gates of Lodore. Highly regarded as one of the most scenic river trips in the world.
This 4 day / 3 night rafting and camping expedition will take you deep into Dinosaur National Monument. Highly photogenic and home to incredible geologic marvels, deep scenic canyons, rich history, diverse wildlife, and exciting whitewater, the Green River is sure to appease your adventurous appetite.
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the Gates of lodore
Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the Gates of Lodore, where towering canyon walls and the rhythmic flow of the Green River create a breathtaking natural spectacle. Rich in history, epic scenery, exhilarating whitewater, and high potential of wildlife sightings this is a bucket-list photo adventure trip you didn't even know you had!
green River rafting
This immersive journey offers a thrilling blend of exhilarating rapids, serene landscapes, and the rich history of the Colorado Plateau. We will be guided down the river with Dinosaur River Expeditions, a permitted outfitter for the Green and Yampa Rivers since 1979 as well as my good friend and professional whitewater instructor, Trey Moore with Eddyhopper Workshop. The trip will be catered by the guides, and you'll be riding on oar-frame rafts meaning you'll have 1 guide rowing while you get to ride, enjoy the river and scenery while taking photos along the way. Whether you're a seasoned river enthusiast or a nature lover seeking a remarkable escape, the Gates of Lodore beckon with their untamed beauty.
$2300 (early bird rate ends Jan 31st 2024)
$2500 (Full rate starting feb 1st 2024)
Signing up COUPLES and groups of +1, +2, or more
and receive a $100 off discount per person
LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE.
REGISTER TODAY TO SAVE YOUR spot
We partner with Dinosaur Inn for lodging, give them a call (1-435-789-2660) and ask for the Dinosaur River Rate of 15% off, plus tax. They are located at 251 East Main Street Vernal, UT. The Dinosaur Inn is in downtown Vernal. Walking distance to restaurants and museums. They start serving a hot breakfast at 6:30 am and will hold your personal belongings (such as keys). This is where your vehicle will be parked during the duration of the trip.
Where do we meet?
Verval, Utah | Airport code: VEL
Travel to and from Vernal as well any hotels before and after the river trip are your responsibility. We'll meet the day before (August 17th) in-person for a pre-trip consultation and preparation.
Can I bring a pet?
The river and adjoining land are protected areas and no pets are allowed within the boundaries. As much as I love our furry friends no pets are allowed on this trip.
Will dietary needs be considered?
Yes, upon signing up you'll be sent questionnaire for you to provide that type of information. While the main meals will be accommodated we'd suggest bringing some of your favorite snacks especially if you have specific dietary needs.
Do I have the right gear and clothes?
Part of the trip cost includes camping gear rentals, so tents, sleeping bags, and sleeping pads will be provided. If you want to bring your own gear then that's great, just let us know ahead of time so we can prepare properly.
The outfitter will provide all paddling, river, kitchen, and safety gear.
As far as clothes you'll be responsible for personal items and we'll provide you with a gear list ahead of time about what TO and NOT to bring.
Do I need prior river experience?
No, prior experience needed. We are partnering with Dinosaur River Expeditions who have been in business in the area since 1979. They will take us down the river in large rafts that they will be rowing. You'll sit in the boat and not even have to paddle. There are both flat sections as well as up to class IV rapids. Your job will be to enjoy the scenery. Take photos. And "hold on" when the guides tell you. Reach out with any more questions or concerns.
Easy to see why it's called the green river!
Before embarking on this picturesque journey, it's essential for all participants to familiarize themselves with the following liability disclaimer.
**Assumption of Risks:**
Participants acknowledge that this photography expedition involves inherent risks such as changing weather conditions, challenging terrains, and the unpredictability of wildlife behavior.
Participants affirm they are in good health and physical fitness to engage in planned activities. It is the participant's responsibility to communicate any health concerns or limitations to the tour guide prior to the trip.
Participants are responsible for their own photography equipment and personal belongings. Alex Kent Photo, Bedford Camera & Video, all employees, and on-river guides hold no liability for loss, damage, or theft of personal property during the tour.
Participants understand that weather conditions may impact the tour itinerary. Alex Kent and on-river guides reserve the right to modify or adjust activities for the safety and enjoyment of all participants.
It is strongly advised for participants to obtain travel insurance covering potential trip disruptions, personal trip cancellation, medical emergencies, and unforeseen events. Alex Kent Photo, Bedford Camera & Video, all employees and on-river guides are not responsible for any financial losses incurred due to such circumstances.
**Release of Liability:**
Participants voluntarily release Alex Kent Photo, Bedford Camera & Video, all employees, associates, and on-river guides from any liability, claims, or actions arising from personal injury or property damage before, during, and after the trip.
In the event of a medical emergency, participants authorize Dinosaur River Expeditions to seek and administer necessary medical treatment, with associated expenses becoming the participant's responsibility.
Participants grant Alex Kent Photo and Bedford Camera & Video permission to use photographs or videos taken during the tour for promotional and marketing purposes.
By proceeding with the booking, participants confirm that they have read, understood, and agreed to the terms outlined in this 2024 Green River Photography Expedition Liability Disclaimer. We're excited to share unforgettable moments with you on this photographic excursion!