2021 Spring Adventures: Moving on to Canyonlands National Park Needles District

After nearly two adventure filled weeks in Moab, it was time to say goodbye to our friends D&L and continue our journey south. After a resupply and laundry day in Monticello, we moved to an epic boondocking spot. We had planned to relocate to BLM land near the entrance of Canyonlands National Park Needles District, …

Canyonlands National Park, The Needles District

Canyonlands National Park preserves 337,598 acres of canyons, mesas, buttes, arches, and spires in SE Utah’s high desert. The Colorado and Green rivers divide the park into three unique districts that offer different opportunities for adventure: Island in the Sky: the most accessible district offers paved scenic drive, overlooks, hikes and the White Rim Road …

Canyonlands National Park, Island in the Sky District

Canyonlands National Park preserves 337,598 acres of canyons, mesas, buttes, arches, and spires in SE Utah’s high desert. The Colorado and Green rivers divide the park into three unique districts that offer different opportunities for adventure: Island in the Sky: the most accessible district offers paved scenic drive, overlooks, hikes and the White Rim Road …

Utah’s Canyonlands National Park, Horseshoe Canyon

Hike through a stunning canyon to some of the most impressive rock art in North America Distance: 7.75 miles roundtrip Type: out and back Difficulty: moderate with 800′ elevation gain and some hiking in deep sand Best season: spring and fall Prior to starting Evans Outdoor Adventures in 2015, we visited some incredible sites across the …

Canyonlands National Park’s Squaw Canyon – Big Spring Canyon Loop, April 2017

A great introduction to the landscape of the Needles, connecting two canyons for a loop across varied terrain. The route between the canyons climbs steep grades that are dangerous when wet and may make people with a fear of heights uncomfortable. ~Canyonlands National Park trail guide description Distance: 7.7 miles roundtrip Type: loop Difficulty: moderate with some sections of steep slickrock …