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Expedition Island Park

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Address: S. 2nd St E, Green River, WY 82935

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This clean park has a small playground area (Including a small "splash" area (i.e., water fun), and also a nice bike/jogging path along a river. Entrance is free. The park is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 August 2016
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Seaford
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Seaford
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This clean park has a small playground area (Including a small "splash" area (i.e., water fun), and also a nice bike/jogging path along a river. Entrance is free. The park is a National Historical Site because it was the starting point for two expeditions down the Green and Colorado Rivers led by John Wesley Powell in 1869 and 1871.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Overall Green River is an amazing little town. Expedition Island, the splash pad, and the walk along the river are all amazing. Take the time to read some of the interpretive signs along the walk. You will learn a lot about the area.

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utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We were there for a film screening and really enjoyed the park. It's well-kept and clean, with a nice river walk and kayak play area. Also interesting are the historic monuments commemorating the many exploring expeditions that have launched down the Green River from the island.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Picknicked here while travelling south. Clean park with nice lawns and picknick tables. Possibility to play in the Green River. Quiet in this week day and no mosquito to be seen.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

John Muir started his expedition here. Not really why I liked it. Quiet and peaceful. The walk connects a series of parks, so you have restrooms and garbages along the way. Nice and breezy on a hot day.

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Green River, Wyoming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

I enjoy fishing around the Island. Various organizations I am involved with have hosted or attended events at the Pavilion and the grounds of the park.

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Kansas City, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Except for the ridiculous amount of mosquitoes, this is a great path by the river, going over the bridge, and providing about 2 miles of walking. There's also many entry points to the river (careful, the water is fast moving), a jungle gym for the kids, and a splash pad.

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La Canada, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is a very pleasant park...it fronts the river, has trees, grass, playground equipment, and picnic areas. However, this is nothing the traveler should go out of his way to visit other than to enjoy looking at the river.

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Thank Rogerdob
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We were searching for things to do in the area and came across some good reviews of this place right here on trip advisor so we decided to check it out. It was a pretty fun experience over all. They have a mini water park for the warm enough days. The trails and river view is great. We did the... More 

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Green River, Wyoming
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Expedition Island is very beautiful, and there are a lot of events across the year that take place here. Sometimes it can be a little too packed, and as it is right on the river it is one of the WORST places in Green River to be in the summer. That's usually when travellers come to see it, and I... More 

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