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Canyonlands National Park, UT
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This area of Canyonlands has a few hiking trails and views of beautiful canyons.
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Canyonlands National Park, UT
+1 435-719-2313

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think I would advise those who want to get out of the car and explore to spend more time here and less time in Arches. The Green River overlooks, the hikes to spectacular geological formations, and all with far smaller crowds than Arches. All...More

1  Thank mdiv2001
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not on the map, but find it! It's moderate, but offers some sweet climbing. The switchbacks are very loose, so be careful. It's also unmarked, but if you park at the Alcove Spring pull out you can access the trial. Park then cross the...More

Thank bigdaddyg59
Reviewed 1 week ago

Canyonlands is beyond beautiful, and Island in the Sky shows off the best of it. Canyons, within canyons within canyons that go on as far as the eye can see. Bring your camera and prepare to be wowed!

1  Thank chivestravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you only have time to visit one area of Canyonlands, this is the part of it to visit - it is far more picturesque than the Needles district of the park.

Thank lsarson2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being the closest district of Canyonlands National Park to Moab (about 32 mi, 51.5k), the most developed, and with spectacular canyon views that rival, and some equaling, the Grand Canyon without the crowds, the Island in the Sky is the most visited district in the...More

3  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Imagine you can see the Grand Canyon when it was younger. This place is breathtaking and my personal favorite place on earth. I go every year! There are lots of pull-outs and things to do/see. If you are planning to lunch/picnic here, the map will...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Island in the Sky is the northern section of Canyonlands National Park. The entrance is located 30 miles southwest of Moab, making a day trip and full day of hiking and sightseeing quite convenient. Here you will find impressive, deep canyon and crater impact...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a considerable drive from the highway to reach Canyonlands National Park with Island in the Sky accounting for a major part of the northern Park. This is a busy Park so expect queues to enter. There are many hiking trails of different lengths...More

1  Thank johncb7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Island in the sky is the busiest part of Canyonlands National Park, but we were there on a weekday and it wasn't particularly busy. There are 2 roads in the park with turnoffs for viewpoints, hikingtrails and picknick areas. Take care to bring enough water...More

1  Thank Monique E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see when visiting Canyonlands National Park! Stunning views! Wish we would have been able to catch a sunrise or sunset at this location.

1  Thank Moonproperty
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