Moab is wedged between Canyonlands and Arches National Park. These scenic wonders were carved by the Colorado River and etched by the desert winds. Arches National Park is to the Northeast of Moab. This park features arches carved in Entrada Sandstone perched atop steep cliffs of Navajo and Kayenta sandstone.
Canyonlands is a substantially larger park to the West featuring the sublime canyons carved by the Colorado and Green Rivers.
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Arches National Park (www.arches.national-park.com) A private site with information on Arches National Park.
Dead Horse Point State Park (stateparks.utah.gov) Dead Horse Point is on State Route 313, 18 miles off Highway 191 near Moab. The park has an interpretive museum and a 21 unit campground.
Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks (www.bateswilson.org) - review Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks, sponsored by The Bates Wilson Legacy Fund, is a group dedicated to preserving the natural heritage of Arches and Canyonlands National Park.