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Canyonlands National Park Tour


Shaka Guide’s Canyonlands National Park tour will take you to the Island in the Sky district - a marvel of geology and scenic views that stretch on for hundreds of miles. Along the way you’ll visit hiking trails and lookouts, like the famous Mesa Arch.

Here are just a few of the fun things you can do on the tour!

• Visit Mesa Arch - one of the park’s most popular landmarks
• Walk the 1.7-mile Aztec Butte Trail
• Check out Upheaval Dome - a scientific mystery!
• Stop by Island in the Sky Visitor Center


Recommended Start Time: Before 8:00 a.m.
Tour Starting Point(s): Utah state highway 191
Time to complete: 4+ hours

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  • Views

  • Hikes

  • Storytelling

Tour Stops

  • Dead Horse Point

    Dead Horse Point

  • Island in the Sky Visitor Center

    Island in the Sky Visitor Center

  • Mesa Arch

    Mesa Arch

  • Candlestick Tower Overlook

    Candlestick Tower Overlook

  • Buck Canyon Overlook

    Buck Canyon Overlook

  • White Rim Overlook Trail

    White Rim Overlook

  • Orange Cliffs Overlook

    Orange Cliffs Overlook

  • Grand Viewpoint

    Grand Viewpoint

  • Green River Overlook

    Green River Overlook

  • Whale Rock

    Whale Rock

  • Upheaval Dome

    Upheaval Dome

  • Intestine Man

    Intestine Man Art Site

  • Shafer Canyon Overlook & Neck Spring Trail

  • Aztec Butte Trail

  • Alcove spring Trail

    Alcove Spring Trail


Canyonlands National Park Tour

Tour FAQ’s

Where does the Canyonlands National Park Tour go?

This tour has 16 stops. Check out the itinerary here for a complete list of stops and if you’re looking for more information to help plan your trip, here’s what you need to know before you go

What should I pack for the Canyonlands National Park Tour?

  • Sneakers
  • Hiking clothes
  • Water bottle
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun glasses and/or hat
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Snacks
  • Cash
  • Car charger *VERY IMPORTANT*
  • Phone mount
  • First aid kit

What should I budget for the Canyonlands National Park Tour?

  • $30 per car for the Scenic Drive
  • $15-$20 per person for lunch
  • $10-$20 per person for gifts/souvenirs at the Island in the Sky Visitor Center

What are the hours of operation for the stops on the Canyonlands National Park tour?

The park is open 24 hours but the Island in the Sky Visitor center is open 9:00 am to 4:30 pm with extended hours Spring through Fall.

Can I join the Canyonlands National Park tour en route?

Yes! Feel free to join the tour along the route. Just make sure that you follow the numbers in chronological order from where you are starting from.  If you don’t begin at one of the tour starting points you’ll miss a few stories, but you’ll still have a great experience. 

Can I take the Canyonlands National Park tour in the opposite direction?

No. This tour can only be done in one direction. 

Other Questions for the Canyonlands National Park tour? Contact us!

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