Arches National Park
Arches National Park is home to over 2,000 natural arches. You may drive through the park and see balanced rocks, the window section, natural arches, petrified sand dunes, rock art and 100’s of unique formations. You may want to stay anywhere from several hours to several days. Please click on the link above for more information on hiking trails and drive times for Arches National Park located near Moab Utah.
Canyonlands National Park
Canyonlands National Park is divided into three sections. The Island in the Sky District is located 10 miles North of Moab, Utah on Highway 313; the Needle District is 40 miles south of Moab on Highway 211. Both of these roads are paved but the road leading to the third district which is the Maze District is dirt and 4WD roads that could become impassable at times. Canyonlands is vast and rugged and like Arches National Park you could plan to stay a few hours or a few days. Please click on the link above for more information on drive times, viewpoints and hiking trails.
Dead Horse Point State Park
Access to Dead Horse Point is nine miles north of Moab on US 191. (Turn west on SR 313, then go 22 miles.) The visitor center, museum, campground compliment the spectacular overlook. Visitors from all over the world are struck by the incredible view from this point. The visitor center is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily however the park itself is open 24 hours a day.