The most weird, wonderful, magical place on earth, there is nothing like it anywhere. Edward Abbey
The most weird, wonderful, magical place on earth, there is nothing like it anywhere.
Columns, spires, castles and battlement towers of white stone stand upon red bases in southeastern Canyonlands. Underwater sand bars inter-fingered with red dunes form the candy-cane striped Cedar Mesa spires. An elemental poetry. Named for these colorful needles that dominate the area; there are also entrenched canyons, natural arches, grassy parks, and valleys formed by rock faulting.
The Needles has 50 miles of challenging backcountry roads that access campsites, hiking trails, and archeological sites. All of these roads require high-clearance, four-wheel-drive vehicles. The Needles District also offers over sixty miles of interconnecting hiking trails as challenging as they are rewarding. At night the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park has the darkest, star-filled skies visible anywhere in the U.S.
A 4X4 tour that takes you over famous Elephant Hill, & a hike along the "Joint Trail" to the spacious pastures of Chesler Park. An outstanding National Park tour.
Travel up Salt Creek to Horse Canyon. Visit Paul Bunyan's Potty, marvel at the Thirteen Faces pictograph panel and numerous arches eroded by wind and water.
Explore with us a remote canyon that few rarely see. It is full of archeological sites, giant stone arches, and stunning beauty in every direction.
Needles Camp trip
Canyonlands National Park is the jewel of the Desert Southwest, riddled with narrow canyons and surreal rock formations. Spend three days immersed in the beautiful and remote Needles District.
Needles & Cataract
Our professional guides seamlessly blend the legendary Cataract Canyon and the surreal rock formations of the Needles into the perfect five day vacation getaway.
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321 North Main Street
Moab, Utah 84532
Call toll free: 1-800-833-1278
In Moab: 435-259-7983
NAVTEC Expeditions three generations of experience shows not only in our guiding, but in how we interact with our guests and the natural world. Our professional guides see to it that you get the most out of your trip without the stress. Their affable manners and leadership provide you the opportunity to experience the awesome nature of Canyon Country. Giving you a safe and enjoyable vacation is our highest priority.