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

    Canyonlands

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Inside Canyonlands - Bighorn Sheep

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Summer Monsoon

Much of canyon country's annual precipitation falls during summer monsoons. These dramatic storms often last less than twenty minutes but can cause powerful flash floods despite their brevity.