by Rod Martinez
A wide variety of hikes in Canyonlands National Park, near Moab, Utah, from family-friendly to difficult treks
Includes detailed comments, route descriptions, driving directions, maps, difficulty ratings, and nearest landmark
Fits in your pocket or daypack and features color photos and maps throughout the book
The Best Canyonlands National Park Hikes is the second pack guide published for the state of Utah by Colorado Mountain Club Press. The 20 hiking trails in this fit-in-your-pocket guide will help you explore Canyonlands National Park—337,570 acres of high-desert wonderland just southwest of Moab, Utah.
Canyonlands National Park consists of mighty river canyons, high mesas, needles, eroded landscapes, and the natural wonder of Upheaval Dome. Hikers will experience incredible vistas, soaring arches, ancestral Puebloan Indian ruins and pictographs, an abundance of spires and needles, and the deep canyons that give Canyonlands National Park its name.
Experience Utah’s spectacular red rock country. The hikes in this pack guide will take you on a difficult 10.8-mile hike to Druid Arch in the Needles District, and to Mesa Arch—the most photographed arch in Canyonlands—in the Island in the Sky District. The trails range from some of the more popular hikes to those trails that lead you to remote areas of the park, such as Tower Ruin and Peekaboo Arch, where you may not see another hiker.