Horse Canyon pictograph rock art tour

Needles 4X4/Hiking Tour $312 Adult & $302 Youth

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pictographs on canyonlands tourExplore the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park by comfortable 4 wheel drive. On this trip we travel up Salt Creek and into the archeological epicenter of Horse Canyon. The walls appear sculpted by an artist with their smooth flowing form as we travel the canyon's sandy bottom. Considered by many to be the best one day 4X4 tour in Canyonlands.canyonlands national park tour

We drive on Hwy 191 to the southern entrance of Canyonlands near Church Rock. We’ll pass one of Utah’s first and still operational ranches before we enter the Needles. We leave the pavement at Salt Creek, and soon arrive at Paul Bunyan’s Potty, the most famous arch in Horse Canyon.

A short spur in the canyon leads to our next stop, Tower Ruin, a well preserved Ancestral Publoean home. This dwelling was probably lived in seasonally by farmers migrating between Horse Canyon and the mesa top. Visiting someone’s home when they’ve been gone for centuries one wonders how these people lived.

Midday we will make a stop for a picnic lunch. Our seasoned guides are eager to share their knowledge of the area's human and natural history with you. They will lead you to the Thirteen Faces pictograph panel plus Castle and Fortress Arches. We return back down Horse Canyon and make a short stop at Newspaper rock petroglyphs before we head back to Moab.

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Trip Details:

Your full-day Horse Canyon tour departs at 8:00 AM. Meet us at the NAVTEC Expedition office 15 minutes prior to departure. We are located at 321 N. Main St. Moab, Utah.Pick-up from local hotels, motels, and campgrounds is also available upon advance request. We will take you to the Needles in our comfortable 4X4 vehicles and return you when the trip ends. Reservations are recommended certain trip minimums apply.

Trips Operate:
  • Year round
  • 8:00 AM -- Leave Navtec office (arrive 15 minutes early)
  • 5:00 PM -- Arrive back in Moab
Cost: $312 Adult & $302 Youth (16 and under) + tax
  • National Park Tour by Four Wheel Drive Vehicle
  • Pick-up from your motel or campground, if needed
  • Ice water and lemonade
  • Quality lunch
  • Licensed experienced guide service
Not Included:
What to bring:
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, visor or hat (sun protection)
  • Water bottle, we have the refills
  • Sturdy foot wear
  • Day Pack (handy if you have one)
  • Cell Phones and cameras carried at own risk
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Call us at 1-800-833-1278

To set up a reservation you can book online, or give us a call at 435-259-7983

Cancellations made 24 hours or more prior to departure receive a full refund less a $10 per person cancellation fee.

Sorry no refunds within 24 hours of departure WITHOUT EXCEPTION

NAVTEC Expeditions assumes no financial responsibility for personal injury, emergency evacuation, or equipment lost in any way.

A three passenger minimum is required for this tour to operate. If the minimum is not met you will be offered a different departure, the option to pay the third fare, or given a full refund.

We reserve the right to cancel or modify any trip. In such cases, we cannot be responsible for paying any expenses you may have incurred other than to refund monies due to you for tour price.

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