Gallery: Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands is the largest national park in Utah, and its diversity staggers the imagination. It is divided into three districts by the Green and Colorado Rivers - the Island in the Sky, the Needles and the Maze. Named for their most prominent geologic characteristics, these districts are quite varied in what they have to offer.

The Island in the Sky District sits atop a massive 1500 foot mesa - quite literally an Island in the Sky. From its lofty viewpoints visitors can see nearly 100 miles in any given direction, resulting in panoramic views that encompass thousands of square miles of canyon country.

The Needles District was named after beautiful sandstone spires that jut out of the ground creating an unforgettable spectacle. For those willing to venture off the paved roads this section offers an amazing diversity of terrain.

The Maze is the wildest district in Canyonlands National Park and it is one of the most remote and inaccessible regions in the United States. If you crave solitude and are ready for some serious backcountry travel and hiking, the Maze may be just what you're looking for.

All images © Robert F. Riberia


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