Canyonlands Island in the Sky Scenic Drive

There are 10 overlooks and viewpoints along the Island in the Sky Scenic Drive to enjoy the vast and spectacular landscape at this park.

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Canyonlands is subdivided along the Green and Colorado Rivers into four unique districts.  Island in the Sky Scenic Drive is the most accessible.

Dead Horse Point State Park

A short trip from the route to Island in the Sky will take you to the magnificent Dead Horse Point Overlook.

Visitor Center Viewpoint

The very first amazing view is found at the Canyonlands Island in the Sky Visitor Center.

Shafer Canyon Viewpoint

Shafer Canyon Viewpoint provides a breathtaking view of the switchbacks on Shafer Trail Road.

Mesa Arch Trail

Mesa Arch cannot be viewed from the scenic drive.  It requires a short one mile round trip hike.

Green River Overlook

The Green River Overlook is located at the end of the paved road past the Willows Campground.  The views are incredible from this viewpoint.

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