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Island in the Sky

Address: Canyonlands National Park, UT
Phone Number: 435-719-2313
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Type: Geologic Formations, National Parks, Historic Walking Areas, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Hiking, Mountain biking
Owner description: This area of Canyonlands has a few hiking trails and views of...
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Type: Geologic Formations, National Parks, Historic Walking Areas, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Hiking, Mountain biking
Owner description: This area of Canyonlands has a few hiking trails and views of beautiful canyons.
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

To really explore this park you need quite a bit of time and an probably an all-terrain vehicle, but even just stopping at the top of the canyon is absolutely worth it. The formation of the canyon and the three plateaus that form the different regions of the park is incredibly interesting and beautiful.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

It's so amazing place with stunning view of canyon. The only things that I didn't prepare enough time to stay. I will certainly spend a week in here down into canyon, and not just stay on top.

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Tucson, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is a lovely drive. There are so many stops along the way. A definite place to visit if you are near Moab. Don't miss Mesa Arch.

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toronto
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

While I was in Moab, I went to Arches National Park, Corona Arch, Canyonlands-Needles District, Dead Horse Point State Park and Canyonlands-Island in the Sky. This was my absolute favourite place. So many great lookouts, the trails were fun hiking and every second step is another spectacular view that will take your breath away. Grand View Point trail is a... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Park is entered on top of a Mesa, the Island in the Sky. A unique perspective on the canyon, shifting with every bend in the road. For those with limited mobility it is the best way to enjoy the parl

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FORT WALTON BEACH
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138 reviews 138 reviews
49 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A park that sits atop a mesa, and has absolutely beautiful views. Canyonlands National Park has two distinct sections which are not connected within the park. The entrance to this section is north of Moab and enters from the northeastern side of the park on Hwy 313. This part of the park has more road accessibility than The Needles section... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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192 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

With lots of overlooks and several trails to explore this offers great views of the Green and Colorado Rivers and the canyons. The size of the canyons is amazing. Well worth a visit.

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Rochester, New York, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Arches, canyons, frozen dunes, rock formations. We did Aztec Butte, Mesa Arch, Taylor Canyon - Alcove Spring Trail and Upheaval Dome. Taylor Canyon - Alcove Spring Trail was our favorite and very much an unsung hero. The trail was hard to follow due to the lack of travel. We never saw another person our whole time in the canyon. The... More 

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London
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91 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This has is all... Arch, views, scenery and it's all easily accessible. Grand view is the most impressive, Mesa arch is often busy (go early or late) and all the trails are suitable for all.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Only about 30 miles from Moab and a great place to spend a day driving to different overlooks and hikes. Stop by the visitor center. They have a 15 minute video and lots of ranger help to plan your day. Definitely ask about any ranger lead talk and walks. They have then every day I believe. Number one favorite for... More 

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