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Limited for non-4WD but worth it

Needles is about 1.5 hours drive southeast of Moab. Another beautiful park, but unless you have a... read more

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Dennis C
Clifton Park, New York
Beautiful drive

A part of the Canyonlands National Park....on the south east part of the park. Well worth the time... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed today

Needles is about 1.5 hours drive southeast of Moab. Another beautiful park, but unless you have a high-clearance 4WD and are a serious backpacker there are only 3 hikes you can take. We spent a leisurely 2+ hours on Sliprock Foot Trail and enjoyed it...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A part of the Canyonlands National Park....on the south east part of the park. Well worth the time to visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome tour, loved our tour guide Charlotte and Paul who was in another car. Informative, friendly and fun! The tour was great, beautiful and awesome scenery

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

rock formations are totally different from the other National Parks in the area. Each park has it' own, must see each one

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This driving tour through Canyonlands was so totally Awesome. It is a must see. The views at every turn was so Awe inspiring. The mountain range had many different colors

Thank Nell R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible spot in red and orange. Beautiful arches of rock on a vast lowland. Undemanding to climb. For everyone:)

Thank Anna K
Reviewed August 25, 2018

This was such a beautiful drive! Highly recommend if you have the extra time in your itinerary! It took longer then we anticipated because we couldn't not stop at every possible location!

Thank Heather L
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Although not designated as a scenic drive, the road to the Needles, is packed with beauty and splendor. We were able t]to drive it at different times of the day, and the lighting changes created different views on our return drive. We got some great...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is a great park. There's several little "hiking" trails. If you're not physically able to do these, it's still a beautiful drive, with lots of turnouts. Bathrooms and picnic areas available.

1  Thank mjn318
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Long drive to see newspaper rock not so worth it. However Wilson arch is on the side of the road and is very photogenic and Hole in the Rock is a quirky place to visit the best is the road to Needles Overlook. That was...More

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May 9, 2016|
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Response from rollngstone | Reviewed this property |
Much of the info that you're looking for is available on Google Map. Just map Moab to Canyonlands Needles District Visitor Center. You can easily drive to the Visitor Center in a regular rental car, but it's a long trip... More