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Island in the Sky

Canyonlands National Park, UT
+1 435-719-2313
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We did the Grand View Point Trail and could easily spot the Island in the Sky from various... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Houston, Texas
Trip to Arizona for a reunion

We went to Island in the Sky to most of the stops where there were good view points due to physical... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Spokane, United States
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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

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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

1  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

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

1  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
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This was my favorite park in Moab to visit! Stunning views from the island in the sky! I took a jeep tour with a local outfitter and the views were stunning along the way. You could literally look straight down at times! The dirt road...More

1  Thank Cheston R
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Island in the Sky is a sheer-walled mesa that constitutes the northern part of Canyonlands National Park. We had amazing views out over the surrounding country, including rugged canyons that have been carved by the Colorado and Green rivers. We also visited Dead Horse Point...More

Thank melindatownsend
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We spent about 5 hours driving the main roads and doing a couple short hikes. Definitely a must-do when in the Moab area!

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