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 3-4, 2022 Quilting on the Green 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Expedition Island
June 3-4, 2022 Trails Day 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.  FMC Park
June 23-25, 2022 Flaming Gorge Days  10 a.m. - 10 p.m.  Throughout Green River
August 19-20, 2022 Art on the Green & River Festival 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.  Expedition Island

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

Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway & Bus Tours

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. Or reserve your spot on a Flaming Gorge Bus Tour and leave the planning to us. Discover Flaming Gorge Country on an all-inclusive motorcoach tour that stops at key points along the Scenic Byway. The tour includes a local guide and lunch. 

Whitewater Park and Tubing Channel

The Whitewater Park and Tubing Channel in Green River 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 East St. For more information contact the City of Green River. Learn more about renting tubes and other adventure gear here

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 such as the 10 Ring and Channel Surfing trails. Then get your heart racing on the labyrinth of singletrack trails on the peak's western face, such as the Brent and Mikes and Quick Draw trails. 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 Rd. 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 4-7 p.m. from July 6 - September 14, 2022 at 440 Uinta Dr. in Green River.

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 Street Splash Park, Picnic Area and Playground
Expedition Island Park 475 South Second East Street 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 information, 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 Mountain Road 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 Rd.
  • Green Belt Pathway: Located at 475 South Second East St.

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