Canyonlands National Park Travel Guide
Fodor's Utah, 4th Edition
Plan Your Canyonlands National Park Vacation
Canyonlands is truly four parks in one, but the majority of visitors drive through the panoramic vistas of Island in the Sky and barely venture anywhere else. If you’ve come this far, plan a half-day to hike around the Needles district and see the park from the bottom up. To truly experience Canyonlands you should also float down the Green and Colorado rivers on a family-friendly rafting trip. (Rapids-lovers can take on the white water in the legendary Cataract Canyon.) The Maze is so remote that its river beds, slot canyons, and stark rock formations are only for the truly hardy.
There is no lodging inside Canyonlands. Most visitors use Moab as a base to explore the park. The towns of Monticello and Blanding offer basic motels, both...read more
Things To Do in Canyonlands National Park
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Endless vistas: The view from the Island in the Sky stretches for miles as you look out over millennia of sculpting by wind and rain.... Read more
Wildlife is not the attraction in Canyonlands, as many of the creatures sleep during the heat of the day. On the bright side, there are fewer... Read more
Canyonlands campgrounds are some of the most beautiful in the National Park system. At the Needles District, campers will enjoy fairly private... Read more
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In April 2013, my husband and I did a Utah and Arizona Grand Circle tour-covering the Grand Canyon, the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Natural Bridges National Monument, The Needles and the Island Read more
Day 1 - 28th Oct.(15 miles) Our weather reports had told us that overnight and morning would be the worst storms in the UK for 25 yrs. Got to be true as they had been forecasting it for days and days before. Read more