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Impressive facade

Wasn't on the plan for the day but really glad to have seen it - really impressive and worth coming... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Fantastic Views, if you explore.

This areas was one of my favorite place at The Needles . If you get out of your car and just... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Carrollton, Texas
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Wasn't on the plan for the day but really glad to have seen it - really impressive and worth coming for a look.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This areas was one of my favorite place at The Needles . If you get out of your car and just proceed to take pics at the first spot, you you might be underwhelmed. I do a lot of research for my trips, a little...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank GregoriousTraveler
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Big Spring Canyon Overlook is at the end of the road in the Needles district and is the starting point of the Confluence Overlook Trail. There are 15 parking spaces on either side of the road. We stopped by the overlook around 5pm on a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pingaroo
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This is a nice paved road to the Overlook. the overlook provides a nice view of the periphery of the Needles region of Canyonlands.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TravelingDeacon
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Big Spring Canyon Overlook is an attraction in the Needles district of Canyonlands National Park. The intriguing canyon cliffs are carved from eroded Cedar Mesa sandstone that is streaked and capped with white sediment. The Needles district is in the southeast corner of Canyonlands Park,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed December 7, 2016

The Big Spring Canyon Overlook offers a wonderful panorama. Easily accessible at the end of the road, it is also the launching point for those planning the hike to the Green River and Colorado River Confluence Overlook.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank glennm921
Reviewed July 11, 2016

For the commitment that you have to make to drive to Big Spring Canyon Overlook, I was really expecting a better payoff at the end. Don't get me wrong, it's a beautiful drive on Highway 211 & then onto the federal road that eventually leads...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank davej533
Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

The Canyonlands Park visit was one of the best experiences I've had across several continents. The canyons were one of the greater views throughout the park, but frankly, so was everything else! Sunrise to sunset, we explored the trails and climbed, walked, ran, and posed...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Sully S
Reviewed September 10, 2015

At the end of the road in The Needles portion of Canyonlands. Pleasant place to easily walk around the stone formations and see the the small canyon. Lots of opportunities for great pictures. Near the trailhead for the Slickrock hike.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Knox10SC
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful area and definitely worth the time to take a look at if you want a really pretty panoramic view. If you are a photographer you will really enjoy this area. Bring lots of water if it's during the summer time it...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Spencer V
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