John Wesley Powell Expedition 150th Anniversary

John Wesley Powell Expedition 150th Anniversay Celebration June 17th-18th


Echo Park ~ Dinosaur National Monument

Visit Moffat County will be hosting interpretive hikes with the National Park Service to celebrate the 150th  anniversary of John Wesley Powell reaching the Confluence of the Yampa & Green Rivers on June 17th, 1869.

Complimentary lunch will be available on June 18th at the group campsite in Echo Park.  The event starts with a FULL MOON interpretive walk the evening of June 17th.

Camping is very limited at the Echo Park Campground and is only available on a first come first serve basis. Reservations are not available in advance. Be sure to arrive early if you plan on camping.  In any case, be sure to join us for this very special celebration!    

Our partners at Unitah County are having a week long celebration to commemorate the 150th anniversary. Information about the entire event can be found at: RIVER FESTIVAL

Echo Park    




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