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America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass
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America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to Canyonlands as our second stop after visiting the Arches National Park. Canyonlands is much different and beautiful in a different way. It has a more calm beauty where the Arches are stunning. Still a great place to spend the day!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martha P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were in both parts of the park and we loved them both. When visiting Island in the Sky we did not have too much time but went to all view points and were overwhelmed with the views. In the south part of the park...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eliane S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Favorite place to off road when in Moab. So many options. Recommend you do the visitor center and overlooks in the park to get the full picture of all that is available. Then get a good 4x4 book and have a great adventure!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Donna T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited in March '18, which in my opinion is a perfect time of year to go. Temps were in the low 60's, and there was no crowd at all. Tried to make it to Mesa Arch for sunrise, but upon leaving Moab, realized we...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank herrmatello
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on the off season and paired this visit with one to Arches. Our experience here was more drive oriented with short walks, but the views are worth it. Mesa arch was easy to get to and well worth it. The Green River...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TennesseeTony
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is this place ever "busy" or crowded? Both times I have been, not even close. I have gone on weekdays during off season both times, but I doubt it ever gets really packed. Having 2 days is best, one day at each "end" of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come early to see the sunrise and be prepare share with many other photographers that will share the view with you. Mesa arch is the right place to be for the sunrise, later hike any trail, many are great fun 30$ to drive into the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Saar_Va
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great national park right outside of Moab Utah. So much to do here you will need at least a full day. If you decide to go on some of the hikes you will need longer than a day. I traveled with my two young...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Sherman R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Canyonlands (about 25 miles from Moab, UT) is a must see along with the Arches national park. Hike until you get tired. Drive to the bottom of canyons and enjoy breathtaking views sculpted by nature. Make sure you are ready to spend some time here...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank seeker_phx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staring off the cliffs into vast canyons. Watching the light play on the rock. Was magical. We went early, arriving at 7:00 a.m., to beat the people and the heat. Back in town by noon for an afternoon swim. Perfect!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JGPowers
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Basmati P
1 June 2018|
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Response from iluvta2 | Reviewed this property |
No tour needed. Drive your car yourself to all the lookouts.
24 January 2018|
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Response from Joe E | Reviewed this property |
Most RVs are OK as long as they stay on the paved roads. The park is divided into 4 sections. The only ones I would try to access are Island in the Sky and Needles. I pulled a small trailer into Needles, no problem. While... More
18 August 2017|
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Response from ajmp2 | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful areas to pull off. Canyonlands was our favorite area. Make sure to go see Buck's canyon, we hit it at sunrise. Absolutely incredible with maybe a 50 foot walk to the railing. At sunrise we had the whole place to... More