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Address: Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, UT
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Sandstone cliffs and natural arches make up the sides of this trail.

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Aptly Named

In an area with many rock formations, this is one more- very aptly named. We just did a ride by on the motorcycle and stopped to take some pictures.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Becky H
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We had only a short time in Canyonlands. This view area is the first one on the drive to other hikes in the park. And one not to be missed. It is a short walk to see them.

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Gallant, Alabama
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169 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Great parking spot for hiking and viewing with restroom facility. We loved this spot as it provided viewing of a vast amount of the area.

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Thank Paul B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

In an area with many rock formations, this is one more- very aptly named. We just did a ride by on the motorcycle and stopped to take some pictures.

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Thank Becky H
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Mountain bikers: After you exit 191, 16 miles North of Moab, on Mill Canyon Road, you will go in 1/4 a mile and there will be a wash which on 12/4/14 was full of sand and got me stuck. It cost $195 to get winched out and AAA would not pay because it was off the pavement. Don't proceed on... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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50 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We just did this trail a few days ago. It seems some heavy rains had been through recently and washed out a lot of the trail and we had to walk our bicycles about 1 mile through thick sands and eroded trail. Once on the slickrock the trail was well marked but there were many before we got to the... More 

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Salt Lake, Utah
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322 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have done this trail several times. This time we had a jeep and 4 ATV and we had a terrific day. Make sure you bring plenty of water and sunscreen because you are out in the open the whole time except when you go to Tusher Tunnel. The good part of this is that any skill level from novice... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

These buttes look just like the two Civil War ships facing each other down. We stopped on the way to Dead Horse Canyon and took a short hike in the visitor area. They are huge and an quick, easy stop beside the road. You can hike down to the buttes--we just wanted a quick view before spending the afternoon at... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We bought one ATV and rented another from Highpoint. They recommended M&M Trail. It had lots of variety and hardly anyone on the trail, which we really liked. We first stopped to see some dinosaur bones in the rock, then stopped at Tusher Tunnel for a walk through and then Determination Towers before heading back. Total trip time was about... More 

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Flathead Valley, MT
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This trail is relatively easy and has some great but easy slickrock riding. I saw a few young families out riding. Enjoyed the views and the setting. When we were there it was peaceful with not too many people out and about. As far as the trail goes for riding nothing is particularly technical however there are some sand traps... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The Monitor and Merrimac Trail was almost deserted during our spring break vacation. The hardest part about it was having to get off our bikes and walk in places where the sand was too deep. Beautiful views of the vistas and LaSal Mountains.

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