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Hiking Arches and Canyonlands National Parks

Program No. 6132RJ
Join natural history experts in Arches and Canyonlands National Parks to discover ancient petroglyphs, geological monuments and the colorful beauty of two national treasures.

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At a Glance

From the countless spires to the deep canyons, our hiking journey through Utah’s Arches and Canyonlands National Parks reveals how nature's forces have jointly sculpted and scoured this dramatic landscape. During daily hikes with natural history experts, explore the spectacular arch and canyon formations and the geological record, view ancient petroglyphs and investigate salt dome collapses and ancient fault lines.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Hiking 5-8 miles daily on rocky terrain, steep inclines and declines at elevations of 4,000-6,000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Trek different sections of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks including the Needles Slickrock Trails and Island in the Sky White Rim Overlook.
  • Discover how the sedimentary layers have left a record dating back more than 250 million years.
  • Observe the geologic wonders of the Fisher Towers and Utah’s signature Delicate Arch.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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