Canyon Country Outdoor Education
Canyon Country Outdoor Education (CCOE) is a cooperative venture between the National Park Service, local school districts and nonprofit organizations in southeast Utah. Field trips are conducted to Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Hovenweep National Monument, Natural Bridges National Monument and other areas.
The purpose of this program is:
CCOE has published field trip plans suitable for grades one through six. While these trips were designed to be used in southeast Utah, many can be adapted to other sites, and some activities could work in completely different ecosystems. These plans are available in PDF format. More...
For More Information
To learn more about the program or obtain help in adapting lesson plans contact:
National Park Service
Please note that outdoor education staff are only available during the school year (August to June). If you need assistance outside of this time, please contact the park directly.
Did You Know?
The highest recently recorded flow in Cataract Canyon is 114,900 cfs in 1984. However, scientists dating driftwood piles estimate that in 1884, the river may have reached 225,000 cfs. More...