Canyonlands Overlook

Total Miles


1,808.00 ft


2 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

After some fun 4-wheel maneuvering, you'll get to the highlight of this trail. You'll see some side roads, but stay within the well-marked routes. Unlicensed OHVs can use this route, but need to stay on the main trail.

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Canyonlands Overlook
Canyonlands Overlook
Canyonlands Overlook


Moderate. First part of route is easy. After 5 miles the terrain gets rocky with some minor climbs and small ledges. Stock, high-clearance, 4x4 SUVs can do it with careful tire placement.

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Status Reports

David Richardson
Apr 30, 2023
2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Access Description

Drive south from Moab on Highway 191 about 32 miles. Turn right on paved Needles Overlook Road at sign for Canyon Rims Recreation Area soon after mile marker 93. Follow paved road northwest 15 miles and bear right toward Anticline Overlook. Road immediately changes to gravel. Continue another 9.5 miles and watch for sign on left for Canyonlands Overlook. You can also just add this route to any other trails you may be driving in the area.

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