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    Canyonlands

    National Park Utah

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Float Times & Distances

Colorado River

Start to Finish Launch Fee?*

Miles

Days

Moab Ramp to the Confluence

no

63

3 to 4

Potash Ramp to the Confluence

no

48

2 to 3



Green River

Green River State Park to the Confluence

yes

122

6 to 9

Crystal Geyser to
the Confluence

no

118

6 to 9

Ruby Ranch to the Confluence

yes

99

5 to 8

Mineral Bottom to the Confluence

no

54

3 to 4



Cataract Canyon

Confluence to Hite Marina

-

47

2 to 3



* Some launch locations outside of Canyonlands charge land use fees which are separate from the park's permit fees.

Did You Know?

Kangaroo Rat

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