Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park Guides

8 Things to Do at The Needles Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park consists of four districts: Island in the Sky, The Needles, The Maze and the Colorado and Green rivers. The Needles District is just 15 miles south of the Island in the Sky District, but 137 miles to drive there. It is about 40 miles south of...

Things to Do at Canyonlands Island in the Sky

Canyonlands Island in the Sky is one of three districts comprising the largest National Park in Utah. The other two districts are Canyonlands Needles and The Maze. Some consider the Colorado and Green rivers another district. The diverse landscape of Canyonlands...

US National Parks Packing Lists

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Canyonlands National Park Resources

10 Best Compact Travel Cameras: 2019 Buyer’s Guide

We often get asked this age-old question, "What is the best travel camera?" To answer this question, we decided that the criteria for a 'travel camera' for this article means: the camera must produce quality photos without sacrificing convenience. Most decent cameras...

US National Parks Packing Lists

US National Parks provide destinations with unique landscapes and wildlife, and a variety of outdoor activities year-round. When it's time to start packing for your trip, use our National Park Packing Lists. (Scroll to download the packing lists.) The lists are fairly...

National Park Themed Gifts for Outdoor Adventure Lovers

Are you looking for that perfect gift for the person on your list who enjoys camping, biking and hiking? And they REALLY enjoy doing these activities at US National Parks? We have found practical and fun gift ideas that feature US National Parks. When you buy many of...

Family Road Trip Items You Need to Pack

A family road trip is easy, right? Simply load up the car, fill the tank, and drive to your destination to see relatives, explore exciting new places, or revisit old favorites. Well, it's not quite that simple A successful road trip with kids takes planning and...

Hiking Gear List and Tips for a Day Hike With Kids

My husband and I both grew up with a love of hiking and enjoying the outdoors. It’s something we’ve continued to do as we added to our family. Now with four kids, we still take the whole crew on local Orange County hikes at least once a month. We share tips and list...

Winter Clothing Guide for Outdoor Travel and Photography

We enjoy traveling during the winter when it's the off season at many locations. But winter exploration and photography can be a love-hate struggle. Winter provides unique opportunities to see landscapes and scenes with glistening snow, festive lights, and rosy...

Why the US National Parks Pass is a Good Deal

There are 59 areas around the United States that are protected and called National Parks. They feature landscapes from deserts and glaciers to caves and coral reefs. National Parks are one of the biggest attractions in the United States. The parks were founded to...

Enjoy Nature – Be A Responsible Visitor

Are you familiar with the phrases “Leave No Trace” or "Tread Lightly”? If you spend any time in the great outdoors, you should know these phrases and what they mean. They provide guidelines we should follow to enjoy and protect our natural spaces. Our increasing love...

10 Healthy Snacks for Travel, Road Trips and Hiking

Does this ever happen to you? Without fail, about an hour into any road trip, I get hungry. I can hear the snacks and drinks from the gas stations calling my name as I drive past. The trick to fighting off these snack attacks is PLANNING! Healthy road trip snacks...

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