Utah is home to dozens of enchanting and charming small towns. However, tucked away near the Colorado and Utah state line is one of the most unique — Green River. This town with approximately 1,000 residents is small, but it certainly isn’t ordinary. It’s one town that makes for a delightful getaway any time of the year. Below are just a few of our favorite things to do in Green River, Utah.

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Have you spent time in this small town? If so, what are some of your favorite things to do in Green River? Let us know in the comments! And for more information on this Utah town, visit the Green River, Utah website.

If you are searching for even more small towns in Utah that are full of charm and perfect for a weekend escape, check out our list featuring some of the best. And if you want to spend some time in Green River (which we strongly recommend!), consider staying at a cozy vacation rental in town.

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What is Green River, Utah known for?

Green River, Utah is home to many treasures such as the Green River, Green River State Park, Ray’s Tavern, and countless recreation opportunities. But many people know Green River for one thing — melons. For more than 115 years, Green River has hosted the annual Melon Days Festival, which is a celebration of the town’s famous melon varieties and the people who grow them. The festival is held each fall and is one small-town event in Utah you don’t want to miss.

Are there other small towns in Utah I should visit?

Yes! While there are many things to do in Green River and it’s a wonderful place for a visit, there are many other towns to add to your bucket list. In fact, some of my favorite small towns in Utah include:

 

What are some outdoor hidden gems in Utah that I should check out?

The Beehive State is home to countless outdoor treasures. From our national parks to our gorgeous lakes, many outdoor destinations are just waiting to be explored. But, if you want to escape some of the crowds and still be impressed by Mother Nature, check out the following hidden gems in Utah: