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Canyonlands National Park

Address: Canyonlands National Park, UT
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, Nature & Parks
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This National Park is good. Not amazing but good. Its like being sorrounded and driving by little canyons. I liked it because it reminded me to all those movies of the wild west. Its the same scenary!! If you have time, you should go. If not, better go to arches and great grand canyon

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

UTAH SR211 AND THE NEEDLES (UTAH’S HIDDEN BYWAYS III) When I think about the most amazing roads that I have driven, and roads that I would like to see over and over again, another great byway that I think about UTAH SR211 south of Moab, Utah. This road is not well traveled past a certain point, even though it leads... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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86 reviews 86 reviews
49 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We visited the Island in the Sky mesa. This was way high up and afforded us amazing views of massive buttes, more sandstones cliffs, the Green and Colorado River. We stopped at Upheaval Dome, Green River overlook and Grand View Point. What a view with the snow on the canyonlands. Magnificent.

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Marina, California
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We're certain that the park is beautiful in the other seasons as well but they will without a doubt be more crowded. We enjoyed touring Canyonlands at our own pace and easily finding a parking space at the turnouts to take pictures. We have 4 wheel drive and snow tires so we had absolutely no problem with the lack of... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

They have nice little trails with nice views... and the view of it from the Dead horse park is amazing. But they are terrible with the snow! I don't know how hard it is to remove the ice and snow from like 20 miles of road but it shouldn't be that long !!! We arrived the after the snow (although... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We had a very similar experience to a previous reviewer in that we were on our way to our motel in Moab, and after a long, tiring day at South Canyonlands and Arches, were debating whether to give North Canyonlands a miss. But at the last moment, very late in the afternoon, we decided to go for it and were... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Visited the Needles District one day, set aside another for Deadhorse Point SP and Island in the Sky another. We were exhausted by the end of the day, but glad we were able to see so much in such a short time. Some of the most incredible views we've ever encountered. Fun and beautiful drives with plenty of turnouts with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

So glad that we visited the Canyonlands National Park. There were breathing views throughout the entire drive and many places to stop and take some great pictures of the canyon. It takes about 1 hour and 45 min to drive from Moab to the park but it is so worth it! The views are so spectacular that you will feel... More 

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Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Ok, so we (me, wife, 2 teen boys) are traveling from Phoenix to Moab (Arches NP the next day). It is a wonderful scenic drive with many places to stop and see the beauty. Really its one of the most beautiful drives I have done. My plan was to spend a few hours on the way in Canyonlands, but the... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The scenery here is just breathtaking :) Give yourself time enough to walk around and appreciate the views.

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