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Island in the Sky

Canyonlands National Park, UT
+1 435-719-2313
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Lots of hiking

I came here in July 2016. The park was a very far drive 40 miles from Moab. I enjoyed the solitude... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbus Oh
Winter at Canyonlands was beautiful.

Visiting Canyonlands and the Island in the Sky district in January was awesome. No one was there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This area of Canyonlands has a few hiking trails and views of beautiful canyons.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here in July 2016. The park was a very far drive 40 miles from Moab. I enjoyed the solitude and the hiking trails.

Thank bwc3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Canyonlands and the Island in the Sky district in January was awesome. No one was there. Very quiet, easy to get around to enjoy the beauty in peace. I couldn't imagine visiting during peak tourist season.

Thank DogDoggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Compared to the crowds at nearby Arches NP, this place feels more like a ghost town. The views at Shafer Canyon Overlook, Mesa Arch, Green River Overlook, Buck Canyon Overlook and Grand View Point are in some ways more magnificent than the Grand Canyon...with 2%...More

3  Thank Jeremiah Z
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We did the Grand View Point Trail and could easily spot the Island in the Sky from various viewpoints. Had beautiful sunny weather at the end of November and it wasn't too cold.

Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We went to Island in the Sky to most of the stops where there were good view points due to physical limitations. If you are able to walk long distances at high altitudes, there are plenty of places to get better views of the scenery....More

Thank 323teda
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

This is a nice national park. It’s really lovely scenery but the hiking seems to be either easy short trails or really long intense trails. We land somewhere in the middle so ended up doing the easy hikes today. We spent about five hours there....More

Thank Lanette N
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited Island in the Sky at Canyonlands National Park in early October. The area is an hour drive from Moab but because it isn’t as close to Moab as Arches NP, it sees far less traffic. The park didn’t charge us...More

4  Thank KBJ278
Reviewed 29 October 2017

You can drive and view or you can park and hike and view so it's good for all ages and abilities. The views are stunning. You have to wonder if the idea for Avatar's floating islands was inspired by Island in the Sky. It's a...More

1  Thank RIki S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This area of Canyonlands is the easiest to get to from Moab, but it's still about an hour's drive to get to the Visitors Center (purchase snacks / lunch / beverages in town as there are no food concessions in the park). There are numerous...More

2  Thank 2009Benjamin
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The overlooks of this park astonished us even after visiting Grand Canyon. Grand view point overlook and Green river Overlook is a must see stops.

1  Thank siomikas
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