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A Visitor's Guide to Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Shantanu Godase Jul 20, 2021

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The amazing Canyonlands National Park successfully preserves a whopping 337.598 acres of beautifully colored canyons, buttes, mesas, arches, fins, spires, and other attractions in the high desert of South-east Utah.

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This place happens to be a huge attraction among the locals and tourists alike. The natural beauty of this place as well as its human history is something that you must dig deep.

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This place is divided by the Green and Colorado rivers.
As a tourist, you can make the most of the many activities to have a good time with your friends and family.
Each of the places of this area retains its own character and provides different opportunities to explore and adventure for all the tourists. Here is an insight into what you can do at the majestic Canyonlands National Park.

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Get There Easily
The easiest way to reach this location is to fly into the Salt Lake City International Airport. You can easily drive down to the park from the airport. It takes 4 hours to reach the location without any stops.
There are many districts in the area and you can decide upon where to visit with the people in tow. The Island in the Sky is the closest to the location.
What Can You Expect
This area is a high desert environment. You will be prone to a lot of heat, so prepare yourself accordingly. The best time to visit this place is spring in the months of April and May.
You can also plan a visit to the park during fall – mid-September and October. During these months the temperature can easily be managed by all kinds of visitors.
You can rent a jeep or truck from the car rentals operating there and set for the journey full of adventures.
How To Commute
There might be obstacles in between your way. Hence, it is always suggested to be prepared and to carry all the important tools to fix the situation.
Drive Your Way To The White Rim Trail
This location is a 97.2-mile-high-clearance place. The road outlines the entire island in the closest district of the park. Beware if you are a faint heart. This trek is full of thrill and adventures.
There are dramatic edges, breath-taking views, and many more landscapes to witness.
The Monument Basin, La Salle Mountains, and Green and Colorado Rivers are some beautiful offerings of this place.
Hike To The Thrilling Druid Arch
Another adventure activity to pursue in this area is to hike to the Druid Arch. You will witness some of the most beautiful views throughout the 11-mile hike.
Druid Arch is one of the most unique rock formations of this park. Here, you can participate in camping as well.
Explore Moab
To gather some religious experience in your otherwise thrilling trip to the Canyonlands National Park, it is suggested to explore and unwind beautiful Moab.
This place lets you explore and know about the civilization of the area. You can learn about Utah’s history here. Add this place to your itinerary for sure.
Now that you are done knowing everything about Canyonlands National Park, it’s the time to start planning your trip. Hurry up!