The National Parks in Utah are very popular. One of the lesser-known parks (and therefore less crowded) is Canyonlands National Park. This park does deserve a visit though, it’s beautiful, diverse and makes you feel like you’re visiting the real wild wild west. In this plog, I will take you to Canyonlands.
Welcome to Canyonlands National Park
What an amazing view!
Rocks lead the way
A big crater!
The Colorado River
This is the wild wild west
Here come the crowds
The Mesa Arch – what a view!
How to get to Canyonlands National Park?
Canyonlands National Park is located in the Southwest of Utah. The nearest international airports are in Salt Lake City (Utah) and Denver (Colorado). From both cities, it’s a 4-6 hour drive to Canyonlands. Most people combine Canyonlands with Arches, during a road trip in Southwest USA. Check the official website of Canyonlands for the most up to date information about the park.
Where to stay?
De best place to stay for a visit to the park is the small town of Moab. It’s easy to find a hotel on Booking.com. You can also choose to book an apartment through Airbnb. Have you never booked anything through Airbnb before? Use this link for a big discount.
Would you like to read more about the National Parks in Southwest USA?
Get one of these guidebooks:
Moon Arches & Canyonlands National Parks (Travel Guide)