Dinosaur National Monument, CO - UT

We went from hot to hot and traded spectacular views for a nice spot on the Green River. The folks next site over said it cools down pretty good at night. Hopefully, they're right.

Green River Campground - National Monument Campground, near Jensen, UT. Site #77 (79 RV sites total) - This site has: water nearby. Campground Notes: flush toilets • dump not station available • river access • trails from campground • trails nearby • 4,821’ elevation. July 14th - 17th. Miles driven: 134 (tap on mileage to see route). Pros:
• Campground conveniently located in the Monument.
• Easy access to river & trails.
• Bathrooms dated, but clean.
• On the river sites, some people cut through the site rather than use the river access trails.
• No dump station.

Overall Experience: smile

The Green River Campground sits pleasantly in a grove of cottonwood trees on the Green River banks.

Local Flavor – Area Businesses We Enjoyed & Recommend
Vernal Brewing Company, Vernal, UT The beers we sampled were outstanding. The menu looked interesting, as did most dishes that came out of the kitchen. If you are looking for a meatless option, try the Tree Hugger — absolutely delicious!

The Green River Campground is a popular camping spot in Dinosaur National Monument, Utah. It's located near the town of Jensen and offers beautiful views of the Green River. Here's what you need to know about this campground:

  • Convenient Location: The Green River Campground is only 5 miles away from the Quarry Visitor Center, which is the main entrance to Dinosaur National Monument. This makes it a great choice for visitors who want to explore the monument's dinosaur fossil quarry and other attractions.
  • Campsite Options: There are 50 individual campsites available at the Green River Campground. Whether you're camping in a tent, RV, or trailer, you'll find a suitable spot for your outdoor adventure.
  • Outdoor Activities: With its location along the Green River, this campground is perfect for water activities like fishing and kayaking. You can also enjoy hiking and exploring the surrounding natural beauty.
  • Another Option: If the Green River Campground is full or doesn't meet your preferences, there's another campground called Rainbow Park Campground nearby. It's also located along the Green River and offers access to the monument's landscapes and wildlife.

The town of Jensen is just a short drive from the Green River Campground. It serves as a convenient base for visitors with its lodging, dining, and other amenities. Plus, being situated along the Green River means easy access to the monument's northern area.

Whether you're planning a family camping trip or an outdoor adventure with friends, the Green River Campground in Dinosaur National Monument is worth considering. Its location, amenities, and natural beauty make it a top choice for nature lovers and history enthusiasts alike.

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