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

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Thank You Letters

Canyon Country Outdoor Education (CCOE) conducts field trips with local school groups to Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Hovenweep National Monument, Natural Bridges National Monument and other areas.

After these field trips, students often express their thanks with wonderful letters and artwork about their day. The photo gallery below contains a selection of these letters.

 

Did You Know?

Tadpole Shrimp

Naturally occurring sandstone basins called “potholes” collect rain water and wind-blown sediment, forming tiny ecosystems where a fascinating collection of plants and animals live. Tadpole shrimp, fairy shrimp and many insects can be found in potholes. More...