Split Mountain River Rafting Guidebook
A gorgeous trip with some mild whitewater, Split Mountain is a good run if you’re in the area.
Split Mountain Comprehensive Rafting Guide
WARNING: Conditions change frequently and may make this guide useless. This guide is NOT a replacement for sound judgment or experience.
Class II Rapid
Class III Rapid
Put-In / Take Out
Point of Interest
Split Mountain – Class II and III
Vernal’s “Daily” Split Mountain is a local classic.
Rainbow Park to Split Mountain is 8.35 miles.
Beginner to Moderate.
Feet per Mile
Split Mountain averages 20 FPM
Runnable until the put-in road washes out or winter kicks in.
Mile 0.00 – Rainbow Park Put in: River Right. This campground / put in is open year round but there is no winter maintenance and the road can become impassable with weather. Learn more about Rainbow Park Put-In.
Mile 1.54 – Moonshine: Class III. There’s a hole located river right near the top of the rapid. Besides that it’s a fun, classic, splashy wave train. Enjoy. Learn more about Moonshine Rapid.
Mile 2.51 – SOB: Class II/III. Wave train as the river bends. Learn more about SOB Rapid.
Mile 3.06 – School Boy: Class II. Read and run wave train.
Mile 6.40 – Inglesby: Class II. Read and run wave train. Learn more about Inglesby Rapid.
Mile 8.35 – Split Mountain Take Out: River Right. Toilets, campground. Learn more about the Split Mountain Take-Out.