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Road to Needles District

Canyonlands National Park, Needles District Visitor Center is on this road, Moab, UT 84532
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Long road into some great views

The road into the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park is pretty good all the way although... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CalGreyNomad
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San Jose, California
Great area to visit

The Needles District of Canyonlands is off hwy. 191. Visit Newspaper Rock on your way into the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeepingal
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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Canyonlands National Park, Needles District Visitor Center is on this road, Moab, UT 84532
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The road into the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park is pretty good all the way although there are sections that make you think the road might disappear. Fortunately, not a lot of traffic! The road itself is scenic, passing Ancient Puebloan and later petroglyphs,...More

Thank CalGreyNomad
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Needles District of Canyonlands is off hwy. 191. Visit Newspaper Rock on your way into the park. There are areas to hike, bike, picnic and take pictures. There are facilities to use as you visit the park.

Thank Jeepingal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The road to Needles is about 35 miles from the highway but is one of the prettiest we drove. The cottonwood trees were in bloom and it looked like a world of yellow. There is a pull off to view petrographs which you shouldn't miss.Once...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible scenery...Newspaper Rock a must stop...farther in the scenery is breathing taking..it's like being in a John Wayne Western Movie

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Excellent 6 hours or so with a couple short hikes included. Only wish the road was not dead-end requiring turning around but you can pick different stops on the return! Be sure to stop at the Visitor's Center and pick your hiking destinations!

Thank rewardgal
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is one of the most beautiful drives in Utah - in some ways, I enjoyed it more that Monument Valley.

Thank The_fotobug
Reviewed 22 September 2017

A long way from anywhere and there were extensive delays for road resurfacing. The views are stunning and varied.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I read a guidebook that said that there wasn't much to see in Needles district of Canyonlands unless you hiked, that there wasn't much to see from a car. The book didn't mention how many arches and amazing rock formations that you can see on...More

1  Thank Kai A
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Many people skip the southern entrance to Canyonlands, because it is a 2.5 hour drive from the northern entrance and lacks the spectacular views all the way down to the Green and Colorado Rivers of the northern entrance. But we visited the next day, on...More

Thank Rolliecole
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Awesome Scenery on this road (Utah Route 211) to the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. Don't miss Newspaper Rock.

Thank Dar K
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freedshop
10 May 2016|
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Response from rollngstone | Reviewed this property |
PS if you do the drive to Canyonlands Needle --- make sure your gas tank is full! And bring water/snacks.
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