Expedition Island Park, Green River

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Expedition Island is a park in Green River, Wyoming, that marks the area where Major John Wesley Powell and Vitaly Develvis started an expedition down the Green River and Colorado River in 1871. The park is also believed to mark where Major Powell started a similar expedition down the two rivers in 1869.These two expeditions are generally considered to have covered the last large land area in the continental United States left unexplored by European-Americans.Expedition Island was designated a National Historic Landmark on November 24, 1968.
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  • Mile long “double tracked” trains are constantly cruising through the town. Green River is the main switching yard for the Union Pacific trains rumbling through that part of the country day and night....  more »
  • Loved the walk along the river, very pretty and peaceful. They have painted rocks, you are to pick up & re-hide for others to find, which I'm taking mine to Missouri to hide for others to find. Great ...  more »
  • This park is one of the best! It has play equipment in two different areas, a splash pad across the river, and the river walk starts there. Sometimes there is a concession stand open on nice days, or ...  more »
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  • 3 Frenchies did a float a hunnad years ago and they got a plaque here. I'm gunna float in 2018 and put up my plaque. Wha wha wha whaaaaat
  • Good location to walk and sit and relax and just enjoy the day.
  • Small park. Very pretty trees, great for kids.
  • There are few places I enjoy in Rock Springs Green River as much as this park, and the one on the opposite side of the river, "Scott's Bottom. "
  • Grew up in the city of Green River this hot spot has always been an amazing recreational area. The river flows through the park. This spot offers park tables and seating perfect for picnics and outdoor activities. The river offers swimming and other outdoor activities.

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