Canyonlands National Park Travel Guide
Fodor's Utah, 4th Edition
Plan Your Canyonlands National Park Vacation
While Arches looks like Mars, Canyonlands resembles the moon. Mushroomlike rock formations rise randomly out of the ground, twisting into all manner of shapes: pinnacles, spires, buttes, and mesas. It's a desert landscape, but it's not devoid of water or color. The Green and Colorado rivers traverse the canyons, where the rich browns, verdant greens, and fresh yellows of the pinyon-juniper forests complement the deep reds, baby pinks, bright oranges, and milky whites of the rocks. The park's dirt roads appeal to mountain bikers, and the rising rapids of Cataract Canyon challenge rafters.
There is no lodging inside Canyonlands. The towns of Monticello and Blanding offer basic motels, both family-owned and national chains. Bluff also has motels...read more
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