However, Arches National Park
is much more popular than Canyonlands.
Such imperceptible forces gradually weakened a portion of another famous structure in Arches National Park
, Landscape Arch, which led to the catastrophic loss of three large pieces of rock--one in 1991 and two other pieces in June 1995.
Travelling south on Interstate 15, I headed for the town of Moab, near Canyonlands and Arches National Parks
Stunning rock formation at Arches National Park
(above), the view from Dead Horse Point (below left) and Salt Lake City (below right)
Our exploration of the region began amongst the gravity defying "balanced rocks" and Stone Arches of the Arches National Park
Arches National Park
is five miles north, and Canyonlands National Park, site of many multiday rides, is 50 miles southwest.
One need not travel to Arches National Park
or the Owens Valley in order to benefit from such an interdisciplinary approach because many of the key issues in such texts and places will naturally overlap.
With the Department of the Interior also promoting recreational user fees, corporate sponsorship of park activities, and partnerships for bio-prospecting (companies looking to develop new drugs from microbes, plants, and animals) in the parks, one can start to imagine Smokey the Bear recast as ComCast Bear, Arches National Park
as Golden Arches National Park
, or hip ads promoting Yellowstone washed jeans.
The landscape changed dramatically as we approached Utah and a couple of miles before Moab we arrived at another of our 'must sees' - Arches National Park
I don't think (Montrose) is the next Moab," five miles south of Arches National Park
, added Johnson.
The Moab Multi-Sport Package offers a Hummer(R) Safari exploring the adventurous slick rock terrain of Moab; a half-day whitewater rafting excursion on the Colorado River; plus guided hiking and air conditioned van tours of Arches National Park
including visits to Utah's famous "Delicate Arch" and the "Fiery Furnace.
Moab Under Canvas is located on 40 acres just moments away from the entrance to both Arches National Park
and Canyonlands National Park.
The miles were broken by overnight stops in the desert town of Moab, itself a hub for outdoor enthusiasts with kayaking on the Colorado River, visits to Canyonlands (Thelma and Louise's final resting point) and hiking in the awe-inspiring Arches National Park
just some of the local options.
The quarry, located immediately west of Arches National Park
, contains dinosaurs of all sizes and ages, indicating a massive die-off event.
What caused the Wall Arch in Arches National Park