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Address: Canyonlands National Park, UT 84532
Phone Number: +1 435-719-2313
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Strenuous hike. Worth it.

The hike was more strenuous and tiring than we were led to expect by the visitor centre. Beautiful and interesting views once we got there. Not as spectacular as some other places... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
StuartJanine
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Montreal, Canada

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Happily this feature can be seen on a short hike from the park road, or you can choose to go around it on a 7.1 mile hike that wanders through many kinds of landscapes (Syncline Loop.) Beware of flash flooding and bring plenty of water. There is also a camping option to go up into the center of the area.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike was more strenuous and tiring than we were led to expect by the visitor centre. Beautiful and interesting views once we got there. Not as spectacular as some other places in the park.

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Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This walk sets off uphill and keeps on going until you arrive at the first viewpoint of the upheaval dome which is stunning not to mention weird. The second viewpoint is well worth going on to although it's rougher underfoot and up and down, it's quite a bit further too , but you should do it if you can Only... More 

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Cary, NC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upheaval Dome looks like someone dumped a large pile of salt inside a crater. The white portion is in fact salt that rose up from the ancient ocean but there are differing theories on how this was formed. The trail is a tale of two trails. The portion that leads to the first view point is relatively straight forward and... More 

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Thank viperflt
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60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now I'm being picky. On its own this would be amazing, but surrounded by amazing walks such as mesa arch, whale rock. Grand view, this wouldn't be too if the list for me. It's a short hike and only approx 2 miles there and back but with some significant elevation. The crater at the end is certainly interesting.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Fascinating landscape which certainly looks like it has been hit by a meteor. Geologists can't be sure about this but the view remains spectacular.

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Center Valley, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My wife and I hiked this trail as our first hike of the day on a Friday in early October 2016 as we hiked the big 5 Utah national parks in sequence. The first overlook is a pretty easy hike, but the better view is from the second overlook. To get there requires climbing some steep slickrock and being able... More 

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Perhaps it is a mile & half round trip to the second overlook and it was a bit challenging. This trail included loose rocks, some steps, slick rocks and for the most part well defined path. A challenge because of the change in elevation. It was an uphill climb to the second view point. It was worth the effort because... More 

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Tucson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Perhaps the strangest geological feature at the park, it is a mystery how this odd pale-turquoise stretch of land ended up exactly here. No other area in the park has anything like this. It is 1,500 feet deep and looks more like a crater than a dome. Erosion crafted the scene today. Two viewing areas: Upheaveal Dome first overlook, and... More 

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Whitewater, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is a somewhat challenging uphill hike to a very interesting destination. The first overlook gives you a great view into the creator but make sure to take the hike to the second overlook. It's well worth the hike.

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