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Road to Needles District

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Address: Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT

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This park was beautiful, one of the best we've seen. The day was full of both of us snapping pictures. There was one thing we didn't like...leaving.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Laguna Hills, California
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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This park was beautiful, one of the best we've seen. The day was full of both of us snapping pictures. There was one thing we didn't like...leaving.

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened to be heading down this road and got to see some great scenery. Wilson's Arch and Church Rock are just a couple of the Geological formations along this route. Nice Ride!!

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the must stop picture taking moments on your trip. I took some with people in the arch and also had someone frame us in the arch! Lots of fun!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved seeing all of the rock formations on the way into Needles. It might have been the most gorgeous drive I have ever done. STUNNING. BREATHTAKING red rock bluffs and mesas. It almost looked unreal.

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Mt. Vernon, AL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Canyonlands Lower Park was ok. The ride getting there is better than being there. On the way you ride through tall rock walls. The color is mostly red but there are different colors (type of Rocks) at every turn. I would do the ride and turn around before park. If you are into hiking go on to park.

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North Captiva Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth Two or three days and the hikes are amazing. I hiked and took so many photos that I am still editing. Get out of the car! Don't just experience the pull offs...go and see the living high desert!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When leaving Moab traveling towards Monument Valley, this stretch of highway has several natural landforms worth admiration. The arch depicted in this review is a popular roadside attraction because, "because it's there." You literally only have to stop the car and it's a short scramble to get there. Bee sure to carry some water and use sun protection. You can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We did the big chief mountain bike ride and really enjoyed it it was listed as moderate but did have a few technical spots.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We drove down to the Needles District from Moab simply to view Newspaper Rock. We were not disappointed. Beautiful petroglyphs. Worth the drive! No one so far has been able to interpret them. There are herds, people, trails, "aliens", animals...depicted. History.

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Nunica, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We spent a day visiting this part of Canyonlands. On the way is Newspaper Rock which would have been worth the drive alone. Fantastic example of rock art, the best we saw on our trip. In Canyonlands we enjoyed the Pothole Point hike. Take the Cave Spring hike which was our favorite. Includes an old cowboy camp and a cool... More 

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