Arches National Park is located another
great parkland located nearby.
Wildlife: Plant and fauna is rather
sparse in this desert environment, but certainly not barren. Ground
squirrels, rabbits, kangaroo rats and other rodents make their home
here amongst the pinyon-juniper. At night deer, coyote and foxes
come out. A native pack of desert bighorn sheep also live here.
Birdwatching: Over 100 species of
birds live in or migrate through the Canyonlands.
Boating: Small boats can enter
Canyonlands from two directions - either from the town Green River
or from Moab on the Colorado River.
Big-water Rapids: - A challenging
destination is Cataract Canyon - it is a major challenge
for river runners. A permit is required to enter the canyon. Many
guided tour groups are available - check with the park superintendent.
Outdoor Recreation: - Many trails
available for backcountry hiking, four-wheel drive touring, mountain
biking, horse, canoe, kayak or rafting. Back-country travel permit
is required. (435) 259-4351;
Camping: There is a 14-day limit at
several campgrounds in and around Canyonlands.
- Sqauw Flat
- Willow Flat
- Indian Creek State Park
- Dead Horse Point State Park
- Manti-La Sal National Forest - several good campgrounds
Canyonlands Half Marathon [MAR]
Just in time for the spring thaw, over 4800 runners run scenic state highway 128 that hugs
the Colorado River coursing through Canyonlands National Park when it begins to bloom.
No lodging is available inside the park. But hotel and camping is
Arches National Park
Home to hundreds of natural stone arches, soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. The contrasting colors and textures of these red rock formations are amazing. Millions of years of colorful geological history have been revealed by erosion.
Popular adventure activities include hiking, rock climbing, camping, wilderness backpacking, horse treks, and wildlife viewing. Backcountry adventure permit required.
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Southern Utah is characterized by some of the most unusual landscapes in the world. Much of the area has been defined into five national parks and even more territory is set aside into a number of national monuments and forest reserves.
Entrada High Adventure Base
Large Group Encampments
This unique desert high adventure program located near Moab, Arches and Canyonlands National Parks has various challenge programs for boy scouts ages 14+ including -
Mountain biking on Moab, Utah’s famous terrain, exciting and challenging Climbing and Rappelling activities including Canyoneering, River Rafting on the Colorado River, and a high adventure Shooting Sports program.
600 Clubhouse Drive, Page, AZ, 86040
Each of our 153 elegantly appointed guest rooms offers a private balcony with golf course, courtyard or canyon views.
Among our many amenities, enjoy a fully equipped exercise room and a heated outdoor pool &
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Ivins Red Mountain Resort
Red Mountain Spa is surrounded by thousands of acres of the desert at the hub of recreational diversity and majestic beauty in the American Southwest.
However you choose to spend your time here at Red Mountain Spa Resort, the peace and solitude of the facility, daily fitness activities, adventure hiking and biking in Snow Canyon,
healthy gourmet cuisine and an array of wellness classes will set you on the path to lifelong fitness and health.
Moab Sorrel River Ranch Resort
Luxury waterfront accommodations on the Colorado River featuring, jetted tubs, fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, custom log beds;
Restaurant and cocktail lounge, outdoor pool, two large hot tubs, fitness center, aerobic studio, basketball, volleyball & meeting facilities.
This exclusive 240 acre working ranch is nestlet between the Colorado River and famous red rock buttes. Abundant wildlife share this romantic setting.
St George Coral Hills Inn
125 East St. George Boulevard, Saint George, UT, 84770;
This Best Western property is adorned with flowers and dwarf crate-myrtle blooming almost continuously year-round.
Located in the St. George Historic District and equidistant to all attractions, shopping, restaurants and golf courses.
St George Days Inn Thunderbird
150 N 1000 E, Saint George, UT, 84770
This Days Inn is in the heart of Southern Utah. Close to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, and Grand Canyon. Also, within a few blocks are many restaurants, theaters, and great shopping. It has a cozy fireplace, lobby and lush, green, outdoor courtyard with heated pool and jacuzzi open year round. Open 24-hours with gift shop, art gallery, coffee and snack foods. Tour and golf packages also a speciality.
Beaver Butch Cassidy Inn Best Western
161 South Main Street, Beaver, UT, 84713
Enjoy Beautiful Rooms With an At-Home Feeling When you Visit the Best Western Butch Cassidy Inn.
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Just Minutes Away from Golfing and Fishing, you Can Fill Your Day With Outdoor Activities.
Comfortable Rooms Individually Decorated in American Traditional Style.
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Bryce Canyon Deluxe Tour
Guide Tour from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon and Grand Canyon
En route to Bryce Canyon, this spectacular aerial tour provides a birds-eye view of the Valley of Fire and Zion National Park.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Ruby's Inn and then a ground tour with photo stops at various lookout points throughout Bryce Canyon.
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Tour Park City
This mountain community is home to three world class ski resorts and hosted
several alpine venues of the 2002 Winter Olympics. The historic district is a
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