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Free Summer Activities and Events in Green River Fun for Free

Want to get the most bang for your buck during your stay in Sweetwater County, Wyoming? Read up on all of our favorite free activities and events available this summer in Green River.

Free Events in Green River

Date Event Time Place
June 2nd, 2017 Quilting on the Green 10:00 a.m. Expedition Island
June 3rd, 2017 Quilting on the Green 10:00 a.m. Expedition Island
June 3rd, 2017 Trails Day 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. FMC Park
June 5th, 2017 5k Twinkie Trot 6 p.m. Stratton Meyers Park
June 19th, 2017 5k StoryWalk 6 p.m. Green River Recreation Center
June 24th, 2017 Flaming Gorge Days Parade 10 a.m. Throughout Green River
July 17th, 2017 Watermelon Walk 6 p.m. Expedition Island
June 31st, 2017 Mustache Dash 6 p.m. Green River Recreation Center
August 1st, 2017 5K Watermelon Walk  6 p.m.  Expedition Island
August 12th, 2017 Movie in the Park 9 p.m. Centennial Park
August 18th, 2017 Art on the Green & River Festival All Day Expedition Island
August 19th, 2017 Art on the Green & River Festival All Day Expedition Island

For a full list of events, visit our Sweetwater County calendar.

Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway

After exploring the city of Green River, make sure to take a breathtaking drive on the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway and see colorful landscapes, a variety of wildlife, and more. View or download a map of the Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway.

Green River Whitewater Park and Tubing Channel

The Green River Whitewater Park and Tubing Channel offers not only the easiest access around, but also the most options for cooling off. Split into two channels, which wrap around Expedition Island, the park encompasses challenging rapids as well as gentle wading pools for families. The Green River Whitewater Park and Tubing Channel is located at 475 South 2nd E. For more information contact the City of Green River.

Be SafeDon't forget to check current whitewater conditions with USGS!

 

Wilkins Peak Bike Trail System

Warm up your legs on the lower-elevation and easier trails along the Green River, like heading out on 10 Ring and looping back on Surfing. Then, get your heart racing on the labyrinth of singletrack trails on the peak's western face, such as Brent and Mikes and Quick Draw. For technical biking, hit up the aptly named 4.5-mile Pick Your Poison. The Wilkins Peak Bike Trail System is located at 175 Scott’s Bottom Road in Green River. Click here for more information.

Farmers Market

FInd fresh milk, produce and eggs at the local Green River Farmers Market held every Wednesday from July 5th- September 6th at the 440 Uinta Drive in Green River. Click here for addtional detail.

Cultural Activities

Learn about the culture of Green River at one of our local, free educational centers.

Green River Parks

Get active or bring a blanket and picnic and simply relax at one of the beautful parks in Green River. Open Daily from 7:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Find even more parks here.

Park Address Park Amenities and Features
Evers Park 370 South Second East Splash Park, Picnic Area and Playground
Expedition Island Park 475 South Second East River Access, Picnic Area, and Playground
Green River Bike Park 1795 Bridger Drive Pump track, jump area, and skill zone
Stratton Myers Park 1795 Bridger Drive River access, Ponds, and Picnic Area

Sweetwater County Parks

Still looking for more activities and fun in Green River? Sweetwater County Parks have some unique features like trap shoooting and an archery range for you to use for free. Open Daily from dawn to dusk.  For more info, click here.

Park Address Park Amenities and Features
Aero-Models Park Exit 111 off I-80, 3.5 miles east Model airplane runway and Picnic Area
Archery Range Little Firehole Road Archery Range
Shooting Range Little Firehole Road Shooting Range
Trap Club 655 Gookin White Mtn. Rd. Trap shooting

Walking Trails

Take a relaxing stroll through the beautiful town of Green River on one of our walking trails.

  • Scott’s Bottom Nature Trail: Located at 175 Scotts Bottom Road
  • Green Belt Pathway: Located at 475 South Second East

 For more information give us a call (307) 382-2538.

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