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Upheaval Dome

Canyonlands National Park, UT 84532
+1 435-719-2313
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Unique geological formation

Anyone couldn't obtain how arrived this geological feature, even the scientists. For visitors most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alexander N
Tel Aviv, Israel
Quite a strenuous walk to first view point

The hike from the parking lot to the first view point involves a number of uneven steep steps and... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Kent, UK
via mobile
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“short hike” (16 reviews)
Canyonlands National Park, UT 84532
+1 435-719-2313

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone couldn't obtain how arrived this geological feature, even the scientists. For visitors most interesting see it, look and fill the strong of nature forces created this crater million years ago. It worse to see it!. The crater, the color sands, the rocks and cliffs...More

Thank Alexander N
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The hike from the parking lot to the first view point involves a number of uneven steep steps and walking on uneven rocks. We arrived here later in the day and found the walk quite tiring in the heat.

Thank johncb7
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Upheaval Dome is a popular area within Canyonlands National Park where visitors are treated to a range of short and longer hikes and nice viewpoints into what is a genuinely unique geological land formation. Visitors can reach the Upheaval Dome area at the end of...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

If it is a crater or something else, scientists do not agree. I don't care, it s beautifull, it is a good half mile walk and you can take a look into the bottom of the crater. If you want you can go to the...More

Thank Hans V
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The walk from the carpark is short but rather strenous (uphill), but it's worth the effort. It's unknown wat caused this formation, but it's unlike anything else in the parks of Utah

Thank Monique E
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The truth is, no one knows for sure. Originally it was thought that the crater and dome inside it, located in the Island in the Sky District, were the result of the collapse of a salt dome trapped under the denser rock above (as is...More

1  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This hike can get really busy as the trail will not only lead you to the dome but there is a long primitive trail that is quite popular. When you get up to the point to see this dome, you will be amazed at the...More

Thank EpicGuy12
Reviewed 29 May 2017

At the end of the paved road is a car park with picnic tables and bathrooms. From here it is a short 1 mile round trip to the 1st overlook. The trail rises about 100 feet. At the overlook are plaques telling you all about...More

Thank OziDiver
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We did this hike kind of in reverse, so the people who say it's a short hike, well, they clearly weren't starting where we were. We were coming from White Rim Road, so we had a good few miles up river wash (where you'll find...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We loved the hike up to upheaval dome. It wasn't too strenuous and the views on the hike were quite beautiful! But nothing prepared us for the beauty once we reached the top. Totally recommend this hike!

Thank cindyhighland
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