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Canyonlands Backcountry 4x4 Half-Day Tour
4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Canyonlands Backcountry 4x4 Half-Day Tour

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Discover the rugged beauty and ancient legends of Canyonlands National Park on a 4WD tour from Moab. Go off-roading in a sturdy Jeep to reach the Island in the Sky district and other remote areas, where the Colorado River slices through steep ravines and ancient Pueblo rock art decorates the sandstone cliffs. Hold on tight as your driver and guide navigates the switchbacks of Shafer Trail, and fill your camera roll with amazing perspective shots of the red-rock canyons.
$131.13 per adult
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Cheryl Lyn R wrote a review Oct 17
Duarte, California193 contributions54 helpful votes
We stopped here from Bryce Canyon on the way to Arches National Park on our road trip. We spent the day here, and enjoyed ourselves! This park was less crowded than some of the others we visited, and has some beautiful rock formations! We hiked Cassidy Arch and the treasured the views!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Alex H wrote a review Oct 14
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma672 contributions52 helpful votes
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Definitely unique and likely the least know of the 5 NP's in Utah. The park can be enjoyed in 1 day to get a grasp of what's offered. Scenic Drive - Great to see and take various photos. The fee station about 1/4 mile into the path is self service and merit based "I mean nobody checked for the slip." Frutia Area - Buy a pie from Gifford House and walk down to the river nearby. Sadly there was no fruit to pick in Mid-October, but is pretty nonetheless. Hiking - Hickman Bridge is an awesome hike with great views. Round-trip is 1hr to 1.5hrs. Petroglyphs & Schoolhouse - Cool to see, but only takes about 30min for both.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Lisa K wrote a review Oct 9
Michigan97 contributions38 helpful votes
What a pleasant surprise. We've been to all the other NP's in Utah and this one has so much to offer, with less people! We took a jeep tour to get a close up experience as we didn't have an off road vehicle. Well worth it. We came across someone who was stuck with their vehicle on the sandy road! Would definitely recommend.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Frankee11 wrote a review Oct 8
San Rafael, CA277 contributions70 helpful votes
It is hard to find a place in southern Utah that does not have magnificent scenery, but Capitol Reef is right up there with the best state parks. a special highlight was seeing Hopi and Navaho petroglyphs which have been protected and preserved.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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hrtraveler wrote a review Oct 8
Colorado772 contributions302 helpful votes
Hiking was great, and if you can spend the whole day, the way the colors change as the sun moves across the sky is amazing. And yes, there's a place just inside the Scenic Drive which has very good pie-can't get that at many parks.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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