The Green River Campground is located along the banks of the Green River at an elevation of 4,750 feet. The highly eroded Split Mountain is visible to the north. Green River Utah Camping is about five miles from the famous dinosaur quarry, where you can see 149 million year old dinosaur bones still encased in the rock. A short distance from the campground is the Split Mountain Boat Ramp where river rafters come off the Green River after trips through Dinosaur National Monument's canyons.
Dinosaur National Monument covers over 210,000 acres. The monument features two visitor centers - one in Colorado and one in Utah. You can see over 1,500 dinosaur fossils still in the rock inside the Quarry Exhibit Hall. There are miles of trails for hiking and cross-country travel. Whitewater rafting (permit required) is popular on the Green and Yampa Rivers. Numerous cultural sites reveal stories of the people who lived here before and include Fremont petroglyphs, homestead cabins and former ranches. Hiking trails allow in-depth exploration. Several roads provide access to key destinations and scenic sites. Scenic drives allow the windshield visitor to see spectacular geology.
Green River Campground has 80 campsites suitable for tents or RVs. Each site has a picnic table and fire pit. Drinking water and flush toilets are available. There are no showers or electrical hook-ups/dump stations for RVs.
The campground is set on a bench along the Green River and is dotted by Fremont cottonwood trees and sagebrush. Many campsites offer views of Split Mountain. Some sites have shade while others are very sunny.
The Quarry Exhibit Hall allows visitors to see approximately 1,500 dinosaur fossils exposed in the rock. Besides the monument, nearby Utah State Parks, the Ashley National Forest, Flaming Gorge National Recreational Area and Bureau of Land Management sites provide additional recreational opportunities.
Charges & Cancellations
Change and Cancellation Policies and Fees
Overnight and Day Use Facilities: To ensure fairness, reservation arrival or departure dates may not be changed beyond the booking window until 18 days after booking the reservation.
•Camping / Day Use: A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation (including campsites, cabins, lookouts, group facilities, etc.). The $10.00 service fee will be deducted from the refund amount.
•You can cancel or change reservations through Recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
•Overnight and Day Use Facilities: Late cancellations are those cancelled between 12:01 a.m. (Eastern) on the day before arrival and check out time on the day after arrival.
•Individual Campsites: If a customer cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival they will be charged a $10.00 service fee and will also forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a single night's reservation will forfeit the entire use fee but no cancellation fee will apply.
•Cabins / Lookouts: Customers will be charged a $10.00 cancellation fee and forfeit the first night's use fee if a cabin or lookout reservation is cancelled within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date. Cancellations for a single night's use will not be assessed a service fee.
•Group Facility: If a customer cancels a group overnight facility reservation within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date they will be charged the $10.00 service fee and forfeit the first night's use fee. Cancellations for a single night's use will not be assessed a service fee.
•Group Day Use Area: If a customer cancels a group day use facility reservation within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date, they will forfeit the total day use fee with no service fee charge.
Camping / Day Use: A camping no-show customer is one who does not arrive at a campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date. Reserved campsites and group overnight facilities will be held until check-out time on the day following your scheduled arrival. Group day-use facilities will be held until check-in time on your scheduled arrival date.
If a customer does not arrive at the campground or group facility by check-out time the day after arrival or does not cancel the reservation by the times listed under "Late Cancellations" above, the customer may be assessed a $20.00 service fee and forfeit use fees.
Customers must request refunds no later than 14 days after the scheduled departure date. Recreation.gov will not grant refund requests after 14 days of departure.
•Reservation Fee: For some facilities, tours or permits an additional reservation fee is charged. For some overnight and day-use facilities, an additional non-refundable reservation fee may apply. The non-refundable reservation fee for tours and tickets is $1.00. The non-refundable reservation fee for permits varies by location.
•Refunds for Bankcard Purchases: Refunds for bank card payments will be issued as a credit to the original bank card.
•Refunds for Emergency Closures: In the event of an emergency closure, the Recreation.gov team will attempt to notify users and offer alternate dates (as appropriate). If this is not possible, reservations will be cancelled and all fees paid will be refunded. Reservation fees for free tickets are non-refundable in the event of an emergency closure.
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Dry camping with restrooms. Plenty of trees in most of it. Great base for exploring Dinasaur NM
Some pull thru sites, dry camping, clean restrooms. Overall a nice campground with great hosts. Very hot in August.
Great little campground in Dinosaur National Park. Not much privacy between sites but people were very respectful. 2 second walk to gorgeous Green River. Plan on spending time by the water. Hot days but Nights cooled off. Bring bug spray and chose a shady site.
What a nice setting, right next to the river, lots of wildlife, many riverside sites. Careful though, it will be really hot during the day during the summer, but by sunset it’s amazing!
The views are great all around. We didn’t have any problems except for the mosquitoes are bad. Bring your bug spray.
This is a great little campground nestled by the river in Dinosaur NM. Sites are nicely sized with a fire pit and nice picnic table. There are flush toilets and sinks in the bathrooms and potable water. There’s even a spot where you can walk down to a small beach area to wade in the river. Very nice campground.
Expensive but beautiful campground full of plots with full hookups. Next to the river.
Nice campground but a little cramped for my taste, spaces were pretty close together. Running water & flush toilets but no electricity. It does sit along the banks of the Green River with mountains in the background.
It's a nice little Kim spot about 9 miles from the dinosaur national monument visitor center Utah side. There's a lot of chipmunks and if you have allergies cottonwood trees. Also the ground not to level so for tent camping it's takes a little bit to find a spot to lay your tent. just a few minutes up the road there split mountain which is for group Canton so there's more white out spaces for Tent's but you also sacrifice to tree cover on hot days.
Spent 2 nights at the Green River Campground. Loops A and C are first come, if you need shade take loop B or C. Loop B reservations only. All sites are nicely spaced with no designated tent pad. Finding a level spot might be difficult. Beautiful dark sky area and the stars at night are awesome. At night you can hear the Green River-which is near by. My T-Mobile service was great and they also have firewood to purchase if you like. Flush toilets and water. No showers or other amenities. Remember it’s the desert so bring plenty of water when hiking at near by Dinosaur National Monument, which where the camp is located in. Nice quiet campground definitely will come back.