• Spires of Cedar Mesa sandstone in Chesler Park (Needles District)


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A "Candy-Land" of Learning

Want to explore a rainbow of rocks, discover amazing desert animals, or raft a wild river? Canyonlands offers diverse learning adventures for your students, both near and far.

Download lesson plans to bring Canyonlands into your classroom or plan your own field trip to the park.

Outdoor classroom at Mesa Arch