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Address: Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT

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Arches Natl park.

We traveled in mid sep so crowds were down from their peaks and the temps were very pleasant for hiking and sight seeing. be sure to allow lots of time for this area. 2 days for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Puyallup, Washington
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Puyallup, Washington
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We traveled in mid sep so crowds were down from their peaks and the temps were very pleasant for hiking and sight seeing. be sure to allow lots of time for this area. 2 days for canyonland alone.

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Palm Desert, California
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drove this road in the early morning and our jaws dropped at how amazing the views were along the way. Well worth the drive!

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here before but does not compare with the Arches National Park and the gigantic aches still standing after hundreds of years.

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Burntwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is Awsome a place that you must see when you go to Canyonlands national park don't miss it

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Needles is a isolated part of Canyonlands National Park and it a medium length drive from Moab. To drive to Needles, see the main sights, and return to Moab is a day's activity. The road is straight across a flat area but becomes winding and more interesting as it traverses a canyon. In this area one finds Newspaper Rock, a... More 

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Warsaw and Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The road to Needles was a big bonus to Needles itself. Nice and winding, great views and breathtaking scenery. We probably could have spent much more time there if we (I) wanted to do some real hiking. There are a multitude of hiking opportunities. Needles itself must not be missed!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently spent several days in the Needles District and camped at the Devil's Kitchen campground. Even with the snow coming down on us it is such a beautiful place. The weather was a bit cool but it was still a fun place to visit and there was lots of beautiful scenery - both for 4-wheeling and hiking. Plenty of trails... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review considers the road into the park, not the "overlook" road, which is nice but just not the life changing experience the park could be. Canyonlands National Park is one of the GREAT places on this planet, but don't except the full experience from the road or common areas Like most of this park, you are best served by... More 

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United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Needles District is distinctly different than Island in the Sky. We did the Chesler Park hike and it was sensational. Pot Hole Point and Big Spring Canyon Overlook were much less interesting. Long drive out but well worth the effort>

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I recommend that you drive to the Needles Overlook (Co Rd 313) to get an overview of the Needles District before you go to the Needles District (Co Rd 211). To drive to both, walk around, take photos, etc., it takes most of the day, especially if you are staying in Moab. The area is more accessible from Monticello, UT,... More 

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