Many people going to Canyonlands drive to Moab, Utah, after which explore the Park's Island within the Ski District or Needles District. Use of individuals areas is comparatively easy, as referred to below. The Maze District and Horseshoe Canyon aren't accessible from Moab.
No type of public transit serves any kind of Canyonlands Park.
Island On the horizon District
Access is by Utah Hwy 313. From Moab, drive north upon us 191 for around 9.75 miles towards the signed junction with Hwy 313. Drive west on 313 toward Dead Equine Point Condition Utah Park. Rather than following 313 south in to the park, stick to the signs west into Canyonlands.
Access is by Route 211, which intersects Hwy 191 about 37.5 miles south of Moab. From 191, turn west onto Route 211 and abide by it in to the Park.
Access is by the Flint Trail, a rugged four-wheel drive route. You will get around the trail from Hwy 95 near Hite on Lake Powell, or from Hwy 24 via Hendes Flat the Hwy 24 turnoff is situated north of Hanksville. Obtain a good map and more information before trying to understand more about el born area.
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Moab Area Travel Council
25 East Center Street
Moab, UT 84532
Utah’s Canyon Country
297 S Primary St
Monticello, UT 84535
38F 17F Climate
1.5" Avg. Precipitation (inches)
17.1" Avg. Snowfall (inches)
Island on the horizon
Most start here, the district nearest to Moab. Have a drive to Grand View Point Overlook for grand perspective, and, if you want digging a little much deeper, you are able to choose the easy two-mile hike. Mesa Arch can also be quick &lifier pretty, or go ahead and take 100-mile Whitened Rim Road if you wish to descend for any couple of days—reserve a weekend permit several weeks ahead of time with this epic road, please.
Southeast from the Colorado River, Needles holds 100 stunning hikes and world-class off-roading. Plenty to determine on day hikes (Pothole Point, Cave Springs) or drive and camping a couple of days for more (Chesler Park Loop). Investigate the streets, book your park permits, optimize your 4WD and cut as deep in to the Canyonlands map while you dare.
The (wild) west district. Don’t click here. It’s too remote and you aren't tough enough. And it is too beautiful to tolerate (see: Toy house Maze Overlook). Okay, fine. Should you insist. But take extra water, extra gas, a Gps navigation along with a topo map of Canyonlands. Your phone can’t help you save here.
In Canyonlands Park, Utah goes wild. The suggestions above, plus gnarly whitewater at Cataract Canyon, existence-size petroglyphs and pictographs in the Great Gallery in Horseshoe Canyon, and enable-only camping, off-roading, hiking and rafting. Over sleeping true, quiet darkness.