Explore Utah's Canyonlands National Park

Moab Adventure Center offers options for land, water and air adventures through the park By: Kelly Rosenfeld
Intermediate bikers should try the Intrepid Trail, a nine-mile, single-track trail that rises 6,000 feet above sea level in Dead Horse Point State...
Intermediate bikers should try the Intrepid Trail, a nine-mile, single-track trail that rises 6,000 feet above sea level in Dead Horse Point State Park. // © 2013 Moab Adventure Center

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Moab Adventure Center offers land, water and air options for visitors looking to explore Utah’s Red Rock Canyonlands. Many adventurous day trips are available nearly year-round, and guests can receive a discount when packaging three or more select single-day adventures together.

By land, Moab Mountain Biking option offers around four hours on the Intrepid Trail, a nine-mile, moderate to intermediate, single-track trail that rises 6,000 feet above sea level in Dead Horse Point State Park. The terrain is relatively level and features gentle slopes and views of the Colorado River and Canyonlands National Park, making it a family-friendly option at a rate of $95 per person for ages 10 and up.

By water, Moab River Rafting takes place from early May to early July, with options for two- and four-day programs. Rates include rafting and side canyon hiking excursions, overnight camping and all meals, available for ages 10 and up. Or, the two-day Cataract Canyon Express traverses some 100 river miles with professional guides, before encountering a series of nearly 30 whitewater rapids, for a price of $615 per person.

By air, take Moab Scenic Flights over Canyonlands National Park, operate daily year-round. A professional pilot takes explorers on a tour over the Colorado River past Island in the Sky, Dead Horse Point, The Maze, Chesler Park, Druid Arch and Angel Arch. The per person rate is $173, with window seats guaranteed.

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