Canyonlands Turns 50
This is a special year at Canyonlands.
In 1964, Congress set aside a hardscrabble piece of desert in southeast Utah "in order to preserve an area...possessing superlative scenic, scientific, and archaeological features for the inspiration, benefit, and use of the public."
In 2014, we are celebrating 50 years of welcoming visitors from all over the world. Special events will take place throughout the year. Come celebrate with us!
For more information, visit http://canyonlands50.org/events/.
Did You Know?
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