Canyonlands National Park in One Day | Perfect Bucket List Trip

Utah, or the Beehive State, is a hotspot for natural beauty in the  western US, with its incredible national parks, wacky rock formations,  and vibrant colors.

One terrific park to explore is the Canyonlands National Park, home  to many hiking trails, photo opportunities, and picturesque vistas.

We’ll cover all the need-to-know info, such as what to see in Canyonlands in one day, fantastic things to do in Canyonlands, and what  to pack — all based on my experience in the Southwest!

You’ll find sweeping views and vibrant sandstone cliffs in the Canyonlands district of Island in the Sky.

Be Amazed at Shafer Canyon Viewpoint

Mesa Arch is another fantastic attraction on the Island in the Sky  district and one of the top spots in Canyonlands National Park for  photos.

Walk to Mesa Arch

Next, we’ve got the delightful Green River Overlook, where you can understand why this park is called Canyonlands.

Take in Mesmerizing Views at the Green River Overlook

This 1.6-mile out-and-back Canyonlands trail is a moderate hike and will take 45 minutes to an hour to complete.

Hike Aztec Butte Trail

The trail up to Upheaval Dome is one of the more challenging Canyonlands hikes, as it’s a steep 1.8-mile out-and-back path.

Have a Picnic at Upheaval Dome

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