Arches National Park is an amazing and unique landscape with over 2,000 natural arch formations. You will also see massive sandstone fins, precariously balanced rocks, and towering spires. Our must see places in Arches National Park include Landscape and Navajo Arch along with watching the sunset from the Windows.
Canyonlands National Park is broken into three sections: Island in the Sky, the Needles District and the Maze District. The Island in the Sky is the most accessible district of Canyonlands. It offers many scenic overlooks and hikes. The AVR staff must see places in Canyonlands National Park include the Mesa Arch hike at sunrise and photographing the Green River Overlook at sunset.
Dead Horse Point State Park sits 2,000 feet above the Colorado River. The view from Dead Horse Point is one of the most photographed and iconic vistas in the world. Dead Horse Point offers hiking with incredible views and a mountain bike trail system, The Intrepid Trails. Since Dead Horse Point State Park is recognized as an International Dark Sky Park, the AVR staff recommends star gazing here.