The watershed of southeastern UtahSeptember 11, 2009
The Navajo Nation hosts the San Juan and Colorado Rivers.
The states that make contributions to the mainstem of the Green River are: Wyoming, Colorado and Utah.
The Ute Indian Tribe hosts the Green River in Uintah County.
The uppermost reaches of the Green River begin in the state of Wyoming within the cradle of the Wyoming Range, and Wind River Range. The tallest peak in Wyoming is Gannett Peak (Wind River Range) at 13,804 feet.
The headwaters mountains of the Yampa are the Park and Rabbit Ears ranges. The tallest mountain is Grays Peak (Park Range) at 14,274 feet. The Yampa River joins the Green River at Dinosaur National Monument near the Utah/Colorado border.
The Green River enters San Juan County (river left only) and Canyonlands National Park below Mineral Bottom (photo). The river right side is Wayne County which hosts both Canyonland NP and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
To be continued....
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