Canyonlands


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Can·yon·lands

 (kăn′yən-lăndz′)
An eroded region of the Colorado Plateau in southeast Utah and southwest Colorado. The area has many spectacular canyons and rock formations.
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Those visitors (and the 800,000 who go to nearby Canyonlands National Park every year) pump more than $300 million into the local economy and support over 3,800 tourism-related jobs.
The Owyhee Canyonlands is a huge and remote area of eastern Oregon, southwestern Idaho and northern Nevada.
Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, Steens Mountain and the Owyhee Canyonlands are among the stunning natural features along the Oregon Desert Trail, one of the newest long-distance hiking trails in the country.
Driving the Mighty Five in Utah: Zion, Bryce, Arches, Capitol Reef and Canyonlands gives one a lifetime of beauty to paint.
Utah is home to the "Mighty 5" national parks - Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capital Reef and Zion.
Visit both Capitol Reef and Canyonlands National Parks ?
Among the additional targets in the federal cross hairs is the proposed mammoth Owyhee Canyonlands National Monument in eastern Oregon, encompassing much of the land where the recent conflict erupted that culminated in the shooting death of Arizona rancher LaVoy Finicum by federal and state law enforcement and the arrest of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons Ammon and Ryan.
At 337,598 acres, Canyonlands is Utah's largest national park.
So far, the Long Beach, California-based company, with help from Sunset contributor Bob Howells, offers guides for Joshua Tree (above), Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Zion and Cedar Breaks, Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Bryce Canyon, plus more Western parks on the way.
The two parks with the least accessibility are Canyonlands and Capitol Reef National Park.
By noon, the dust storm kicks up again, blanketing the canyonlands and the jeeps that hold tourists who hide behind shades and bandannas.
In his nearly 20 years in the National Park Service he has also worked at Canyonlands, Everglades, and Wind Cave national parks.